The Beauty Dish Outdoors

Note: the latest, most complete version that will ever be posted on the internet has just been posted here: http://cierrapeel.com/outdoors-with-the-beauty-dish/   I am “loaning” the article to my lovely model Cierra, so that hopefully if you enjoy the article you will LIKE her new Facebook Fan Page, as well as the article itself!      Enjoy, Dave   Read More …

Shooting with a Beauty Dish

I’m asked all of the time how I get that beautiful “glow” in Photoshop, I wish… I haven’t figured that one out yet, I use a special light modifier called the Beauty Dish. Fifteen years ago a photographer on ModelMayhem wrote and asked me how I get such wonderful skin effects in Photoshop. I wrote   Read More …

Constructing a Runway Set

Every sense Jim, published his article on Shooting in Small Spaces, we have had several letters requesting more. I’m personally a studio snob. I love large rooms with high ceilings, but occasionally I am forced to shoot in smaller rooms myself. One winter I was driven out of my studio by some construction in an   Read More …

Beauty Photography

Beauty Photography, is an area where I excel. It’s an exciting concept, far more time consuming and far more complex than one would imagine. This is where the collective creativity really comes together and I love the interaction with other creative professionals. This type of work is so highly specialized and very beneficial to Makeup   Read More …