Drama Belongs in the Theatre – and Your Photographs

Your community has community theater, and community theater needs photographs. I’m very grateful that several theaters in Ventura County allowed me to practice on their stages when I was learning my craft. When creating publicity images for theater, don’t scrimp on the drama. Use exaggerated angles and lighting, because the job of these photos is to…

Three Quick Tips for Dance Concert Photography

Tone down saturation and contrast in your camera. The dancers often wear colorful costumes and perform under bright, gelled lights. In post-processing, it’s a lot easier to add vibrancy and contrast than to remove them. Attend rehearsal if you can, to identify key moments in the dance and to experiment with different angles. Pay attention to the…