Making Posing Guides for Personal Use

Making Posing Guides by Pierce Brunson

This segment is about posing guides.  It is really simple to do and I think you need to have these with you when you go and shoot to create a more organized shoot.  You can still get creative by using the posing guides as it helps you have a starting point at your location.  I basically Googled posing guides and found some free downloads that were simple drawings.  I then took those drawings and put them into a chart in a word file.  The images are about 1.2 inches tall and it creates 18 boxes to fit the images in.  After that I printed them out at home and took them to Office Depot to be laminated.  The lamination was the 10mill.  Don’t go thinner than that.  The cost for two laminations and two double sided photo copies was $5.33.  Now they are protected, and you can punch a hole in them for a ring or a clip.  Make sure you put your name and contact number at the bottom of the page.

I decided to use posing guide images with no color so my subject could focus on the pose and not the person in the image.

In 2014 I will use posing guides on every shoot with the intent of having a more dynamic range of images, reduce laziness, deliver a better product, improve my portfolio and make more money.  Enjoy!

VIDEO LINK: http://youtu.be/s6ZG9hAkiU4

Pierce Brunson is a photographer and entrepreneur that works in the Tampa Bay and Central Florida areas.  The main goal is to capture great images that clients will enjoy well into the future.  Areas of concentration are maternity, newborn, families, high school seniors, and social and corporate events.  As a strobist photographer Pierce works to capture the best images and deliver as quick turnaround so clients can enjoy their images longer.

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Three Items That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography

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Pierce Brunson Photography Photo Tips

Want to improve your photography but don’t know where to start? Here are three items that will help you, like they helped me, greatly improve the images that you capture.  Your results will improve by incorporating plenty of practice and reflection along with learning a few new techniques.

Three items that will greatly improve your photography are as follows: Flash: I use the Canon 580EX II 50mm 1.8 Lens Flash Trigger: I use the Yongnuo RF-602RX  receiver with the RF-602TX controller.

Cost and more info in video.

Pierce Brunson is a photographer and entrepreneur that works in the Tampa Bay and Central Florida areas.  The main goal is to capture great images that clients will enjoy well into the future.  Areas of concentration are maternity, newborn, families, high school seniors, and social and corporate events.  As a strobist photographer Pierce works to capture the best images and deliver as quick turnaround so clients can enjoy their images longer.

Video Here: http://youtu.be/n_IxWGT9g24

Three Actions That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography

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Pierce Brunson Photography Photo Tips

Here are the three actions I have used and suggest for greatly improving your photography.

1. Decide where you want to be and what level of photographer you want to be.

2. Get a Digital Field Guide for your camera brand and model.

3. Take a class at your local community college.

Pierce Brunson is a photographer and entrepreneur that works in the Tampa Bay and Central Florida areas.  The main goal is to capture great images that clients will enjoy well into the future.  Areas of concentration are maternity, newborn, families, high school seniors, and social and corporate events.  As a strobist photographer Pierce works to capture the best images and deliver as quick turnaround so clients can enjoy their images longer.

View Video: http://youtu.be/ZrSjmsr8dao

 

Photo Tip: Take A Class!

Senior Portrait Image by Pierce Brunson Photography

Senior Portrait Image by Pierce Brunson Photography

Photo Tip: Take A Class!  One of the best ways to become a better photographer is to take a class.  I know that everyone is busy but there are plenty of classes in every community for every level of photographer to attend.  It could be a weekend session or a five week class at your local community college.  If you are interested in improving your photo skills get the help that is necessary. Sure you can learn a lot from a YouTube video but there is nothing like hands on learning environments.  If you are in Pinellas County I teach a class for adults in the Spring and Fall for adults through the St. Pete College Lifelong Learning Program.  Contact me directly or view the SPC LLL page here http://www.spcollege.edu/lifelong/.

Have a great time learning!

My name is Pierce and I am a professional photographer that focuses on capturing the most memorable moments for families and social events.

My dedication is to deliver the images that you envision without the hassle of confusing fees for services rendered.  My sessions are stress free and enjoyable for all of my clients.

Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy a regular professional photo session without wondering if there are hidden fees or bait and switch tactics.  When you work with me I always deliver a high number of quality images, multiple poses, and include access and downloading of image files.  Bring your ideas and we will work together to create the photo shoot results you desire.

My customers enjoy the results from our photo session as they return for other sessions in the future.  Connect with me at (727) 599-6153 or contact@piercebrunsonphotography.com to set up a session.

-Pierce