Digital Photography Techniques
Mark Holmes describes a digital photography method for shooting black-and-white digital photos in the streets and bars of San Diego at night.
See the gallery of images.
Recently, I have been doing Film Noir scenes using two Alien Bees 800 strobes. Some examples are shown in this second gallery:
See a new gallery here.
A few tips for beginners on taking portraits in bright sunshine
In San Diego, where I do my digital photography workshops, the sky is often cloudless and the light is correspondingly hard. It helps to use fill flash in these situations. It's surprising how many people I meet who think flash is just for use indoors in dim light, but using your flash and careful subject positioning will save your pictures on bright sunny days.