Book Review – “50 Portraits” by Gregory Heisler

I’m always looking to learn more about the art of portraiture, so I recently purchased “50 Portraits” by Gregory Heisler.  Mr. Heisler is widely acclaimed as a portraitist (working for many major publications) and one of the things that sets him apart is that while his portraits are always interesting, you can’t look at a … Continue reading

Andy Biggs Safaris and Workshops

The approach of my 40th birthday coincided with me taking up photography more seriously, and as I started thinking of a way to combine the photography with a great present for myself (why not?), I decided I wanted to do an African photo safari.  A fair amount of research led me to a safari in … Continue reading

Portrait Professional Studio – an initial review

After being asked to do 20 headshots for a professional business networking group, I decided to get Portrait Professional Studio (PPS) and give it a try for retouching the subjects.  Rather than relying on using Photoshop, with different layers and brushes, to retouch each photo, PPS asks you to click on various parts of the … Continue reading