Hyperlapse Video Shoot

Hyperlapse Video Shoot

Hyperlapse Video Shoot I mentioned a couple of posts ago, that I made it a new years resolution to try new photo techniques.  I’ve been interested in drone photography for a while now, and I’ve marveled at the hyperlapse movies I’ve seen, shot from drones.  My current drone doesn’t have the capability of shooting hyperlapes,…

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Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure Landscape Photography One of my new year’s resolutions is to play around a little more with photography.  I had a day off yesterday, so I thought I’d do a couple of things I’ve always wanted to do, slow-motion water photography.  Believe it or not, I’ve never really done much in the way of…

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Business Headshots – Finding the right background

Business Headshots – Finding the right background

  Finding the right background for your Business Headshot Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind shooting business headshots on canvas or plain-paper backgrounds.  I think they have their place, depending on the type of business.  But I have to say, I prefer to shoot headshots in an environment, usually somewhere in the business’s office…

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Industrial Photography in Pittsburgh

Industrial Photography in Pittsburgh

Commercial Photographer in Pittsburgh One of the things I like best about being a Pittsburgh Commercial Photographer is all the different things I get to see.  Over the years, I’ve shot from helicopters and small one0engine planes.  I’ve been in operating rooms, in coal mines, and in mills while they’re pouring molten steel!  I love…

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Color in Food Photography

Color in Food Photography

Color in Food Photography I often ask myself why I like a particular food photo and almost always, the color palette has a lot to do with it.  Everyone has their favorite color, but I’m guessing the subconscious is normally attracted to particular colors and is revolted by others.  With food photography, I find myself…

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New Look for My Environmental Portraits

New Look for My Environmental Portraits

New Environmental Portrait Look for me For the last few years, I’ve been in love with the look of location portraits and headshots taken with a telephoto lens, shot at its widest aperture. This creates what I call the “minimum-focus” look that I really like. As a matter of fact, I like this look so…

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Professional Real Estate Portraits and Realtor Portraits

Professional Real Estate Portraits and Realtor Portraits

Taking Professional Real Estate Portraits and Realtor Portraits So what’s the best way to photograph Real Estate professionals? I’m a Professional Commercial Portrait Photographer located in Pittsburgh PA and I’ve been shooting portraits for quite a few years now.  I’m here to share with you what I think are the main things to consider when…

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New Pittsburgh Photo Assistant Directory

New Pittsburgh Photo Assistant Directory I’m tired of looking for a resource where I can go to find a Freelance Photo Assistant here in Pittsburgh PA, so I thought I’d create my own.  My hope is that it takes off and grows over time so that it becomes a true resource for all the photographers…

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Corporate Photographer Assignment

Corporate Photographer Assignment

Corporate Photographer Assignment As a Pittsburgh Corporate Photographer, there are some projects that are a lot of fun to shoot.  Good SEO and a good corporate photography portfolio will get you the occasional magazine assignment and this one was perfect for a corporate photographer that specialized in shooting people. Corporate photography assignment for trade journal…

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Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer

Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer

Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer Types of Portraits I’ve been a Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer since the 1980s and I’m even sometimes confused about all the different types of portraits and what each type means to different people.  Rarely do I shoot for non-commercial clients.  Mostly, it’s for all types of companies, corporations and various publications, including national…

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Six Best Commercial Photographers In Pittsburgh PA

Six Best Commercial Photographers In Pittsburgh PA

The Six Best Pittsburgh Photographers, all in one photo! Okay, I’m a Photographic SEO whore, it’s true…  No, I don’t think I’m the six best Pittsburgh Photographers, but I do like to try being funny once in a while, and this is my attempt at that.  I hope you enjoy my effort in bringing you…

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Commercial Portraits on Location

Commercial Portraits on Location

Commercial Portrait Photo Shoots on Location In Pittsburgh PA I had a couple of successful location commercial portrait shoots this week. I especially like the backgrounds and perspective of both shots.  The colors of the chairs along with the brightness of the windows make for a very attractive background.  The shot above was done for…

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