August 23, 2017

Ep 158: How to style your portraits to create maximum impact

When you’re shooting portraits, there’s more to it than ensuring that you direct your subject into the right pose. If you have to shoot portraits that are going to stand the test of time, then this episode is for you. Gina and Valerie discuss the essential elements of a great portrait and show you what you need to consider to ensure that you capture just the right shot. From location and colour, to clothes and style, you’ll discover how to shoot ideal portraits without lots of fancy equipment. Gina and Valerie love bringing this podcast to you. Hope you enjoy the podcast. #ginachallenge #style Sign up to the newsletter for great tips and free Lightroom presets. Join the dynamic Gold Membership in our Community which delivers monthly tutorials, live mastermind and lots of behind the scenes videos into the creative process.   Click play to listen to the podcast or...

You can’t boil water with a fire made from twigs

Above: Image, Gina Milicia When I was in my first semester of art school, my teachers took a group of us on a camping trip. This trip was the first time I’d slept in a tent, been away from a hair dryer and central heating, so the first few days were a bit traumatic. One of the first lessons of survival was how to build a fire. We split into groups, and each of us had the opportunity to start a fire. Our fire mentor, Dave had taught us a step-by-step approach on the best way to light a fire. Dave had lived on the land for the last 65 years, and I have to admit he built an excellent fire, but I thought his technique was a bit slow. I had a better way. So I headed out to gather lots of twigs, leaves and some rolled up newspaper...


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