Weekend Warrior (NOT!)

Weekend Warriors’ are something of an ongoing contentious debate among the professional and semi-professional photographers that has been raging on for more than a few years. For example “The Undercutters” by Mick Cookson or Dan Casson’s Investment (Pricing) page. However, there is no apparent definitive accepted definition (but I am happy to be corrected). Sometimes…

Spring Price List

Well its here, spring and our price list for family portraiture. We came back from the SWPP convention earlier in the year and FOCUS 2011 laden down with product catalogues, some fantastic ideas and already some must haves in our offerings. However, while we finalise all of that we wanted to offer something nice, so…

FOCUS 2011 reflections

Well FOCUS 2011 was certainly worth going to for us, although it required quite a bit of organisation as it was the first weekend that Tini and me would have together without Benjamin and Benjamin’s first ever nights away staying with somebody else, namely his grandparents and aunty.. maybe I should have said ‘besotted’ there…

Portraiture and a flash rig test

Testing out a new lighting arrangement this weekend and first results are nice. The balance between the front and back lighting might need adjustment, but I like the results of the current settings. More experimentation over the weekend. [Tech specs: Using a Lastolite HiLite background and acrylic roll floor. HiLite lit from inside using two…