Posts Categorized: Glamour and Boudoir

New Studio Lighting Guide

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If you’re interested in lighting for professional-quality glamour or nude photos, Essentials: Studio Lighting for Nude Photography (NSFW) by Dan Hostettler is definitely going to put you on the fast-track. It’s about 280 pages jam-packed with great lighting techniques and hundreds of illustrations (photos, 3D-style diagrams, etc.). It’s impressive. Looking for a good way to… Read more »

33% Disount on Michael Zelbel Photography Training Products

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Michael Zelbel is offering readers a special discount for Columbus Day, with a twist.  Instead of honoring Columbus, why not Bartolomé de las Casas instead?  Get a 33% DISCOUNT on the following Zelbel offerings by using the coupon code: BARTOLOME today. Coupon Code: BARTOLOME (valid until end of Monday, October 14th) Use it for: The… Read more »

Creating the Film Noir Look in Lightroom

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One of my favorite photographic styles is the so-called Noir look reminiscent of Hollywood’s post-war Film Noir period of the 1940s-1950s. I’m also intrigued by the device of the femme fatale in the films of that era. This “bad girl” is often depicted as a sophisticated manipulator capable of luring any man off the straight-and-narrow… Read more »

About-Photography Podcast #22: Boudoir Workshops

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[powerpress] A Sexy Soirée Boudoir Workshop for ladies and gentlemen. Our returning guest is Stacie Frazier, a Las Vegas boudoir photographer who joins us to discuss her new boudoir photography workshop.   The first workshop is being held in San Diego in November.  Subscribe to download our podcasts on iTunes. Related Links: Sexy Soirée Boudoir Workshop… Read more »

The Nude: Clients and Models Talk About Posing Nude

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As photographers, we often put so much emphasis on technique, that we forget to think about a shoot from the perspective of our models and clients.  It’s important for us to remember that, for our subjects, the experience of being in front of the camera can be intimidating.  But, where nude or semi-nude posing is… Read more »

New eBook: Boudoir Photography by Ed Verosky

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My new eBook, Boudoir Photography: The Quick-Start Guide For Professional Photographers, is now available! This is a compilation (including new content) of my two previous boudoir eBooks, “10 Ways to Improve Your Boudoir Photography Now,” and “25 Amazing Boudoir Photography Techniques.”  Boudoir Photography: The Quick-Start Guide For Professional Photographers has it all, including advice from… Read more »

Interview: Money Shots author, Michael Charles

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Michael Charles has worked in many areas of photography over the years, but he seemed to find his stride once he entered the commercial adult photography arena.   Although his bread-and-butter work isn’t for everyone, just as landscape or food photography might not be, as an industry professional he’s mastered a set of interpersonal and technical… Read more »

About-Photography Podcast #16: Working With Models: A Beginner’s Guide

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[powerpress] Working With Models: A Beginner’s Guide Jimmy shares some advice on working with models from a glamour photographer’s perspective.  Much of this advice also applies to other types of portraiture, so have a listen.  Subscribe to download our podcasts on iTunes. For more in-depth instruction and advice, I strongly recommend Jimmy’s ebooks.  Check them… Read more »

Beauty Retouching: Lines and Wrinkles

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5t8e1b6ea04[/youtube] Using Photoshop® to eliminate lines, wrinkles, and skin blemishes with the Patch Tool and the Spot Healing Brush Tool.  Ok, so our model, Lyssa, doesn’t actually have any wrinkles, but we tried to find at least a few minor things to “fix” for this demonstration.

Robin Owen Video

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Robin Owen doing her thing in Leonardtown in Southern Maryland.  Chris Paige captures Robin and her models beautifully in this piece.  Shot with a Rebel T2i, a Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 lens.  Nice.  Also check out Robin’s Boudoir Photography Network.  A great place to get listed if you do boudoir work. [vimeo width="600" height="350"]http://vimeo.com/14802897[/vimeo]