When I first got into digital photography 6 years ago I knew I wanted to work with people. Portrait photography is everywhere, from the magazines we read to billboards we see for advertising. It’s everywhere and sometimes we don’t even realize that behind every great photo we see was someone who put time and research into getting all the conditions just right before pressing a button.
I love portrait photography because to me it’s like a puzzle. All the pieces are in front of you; the lighting, your subject, the environment, and it’s up to you as the photographer to put them all together. It’s much harder than many people think, not only are you trying to put the pieces together to create something interesting but other people are depending on you. The hair stylist, the makeup artist, and the model all trust you and your vision to deliver something great. I always loved a challenge and maybe that’s why I love portrait photography.