05-16-12 Jill

Several years ago I was asked to do a few portfolio photos for a woman named Jill, who had modeled in her teens and early twenties and who was interested in trying to get back into the market as an “older” model. I said, “Yes” but told her that I had never done anything like…

Classic Portraiture

My aunt Betty left South Dakota for California when she was 18. That had to have been a huge leap for a petite girl from the midwest. She went with her oldest sister (my aunt) Phyllis. Phyllis moved back to South Dakota after a few months but Betty stayed for the rest of her life….

Sara

My Photo/Media class and I were “on location” in what some of us call the “Old Post Office.” Our mission was “looking for light.” I had said that the best light for portraiture is the soft light that spills through windows that aren’t facing direct sun light. I told one of my students to step…