Friday, October 24, 2014
From Photo Tips with Kylie Nicholson
Hi! I am Kylie Nicholson of Kylie Nic Photography. I'll be filling you in on my life as a Los Angeles photographer through a series of blog posts here at Samy's. I'll share what I know, areas I specialize in, and things I've learned along the way (and am learning to this day!) I'm originally from the east coast and came to LA for college at the University of Southern California. I'll be posting about various photographic techniques, shoots I do and adventures I have around the LA area, and building a network in a new city.
Monday, February 17, 2014
From Kimberly Genevieve
I've been obsessed with natural light since day one. Early on in my photography career, I could barely afford to buy the few lenses that I really wanted, let alone all the lighting equipment I so wanted to play with. I taught myself how to work with the equipment that I had and truly perfected my skills with natural light.
Understanding how natural light works has truly contributed to my success as a working photographer in Los Angeles. I don't think you can really call yourself a photographer without understanding how natural light works. I often find myself in a situation where using strobes or a flash simply isn't possible, and I have to rely on my knowledge of natural light to pull the photo together. Every photographer should really take the time to understand how to photograph in natural light during the early morning, middle of the day and during the golden hour. I frequently receive inquiries from new clients based on the lighting in my photographs and how natural I make the subject look, especially when photographing lifestyle images for a company. It can take time to really perfect your images with natural light, but with lots of practice and with a simple understanding of where the light should be while you're photographing your subject, you'll notice how efficient it is to photograph naturally.
Friday, February 01, 2013
From Samy's Camera
February 1, 2013