lighting

Lit with a Beauty Dish

Using a Beauty Dish for an edgy “three dimensional” look. Example photographs shot on a white seamless background, with a description of the lighting setup.

A Simple Portrait

The idea was to create a simple natural-looking portrait. The model is an actress and I hope these photographs will be a strong accent in her portfolio. A Simple Portrait

Soft Light, Hard Light

Soft light and hard light in portrait photography. The two light types give different looks, either of which may be suitable depending on the situation.

Overpowering the Sun

Overpower the sun with a flash and a neutral density (ND) filter and achieve a great photographic effect. Overpowering the sun is a cool lighting technique.

Wedding: Jagoda and Mariusz

Finally the big day came. The weather forecast had been uncertain, but eventually it turned out good. Armed in a double-checked gear and faith in my skills I rushed to capture the moments. Here are several of the images. Wedding: Jagoda and Mariusz

Engagement Session

Jagoda and Mariusz are a beautiful couple and I am glad that I could make them an engagement photo session. We went to a forest, which is actually a sylvan park in Krakow, to a clearing which I thought was a perfect location for the shoot. Engagement Session

Kasia Photo Shoot

I love photographing people but I always get a bit nervous before a photo shoot. The images usually come out nice but I cannot know it for sure beforehand. Perhaps doing proper location scouting would make me feel more confident. Kasia Photo Shoot

Julia Photo Shoot

It was a cloudy late afternoon. We set off looking for a location and found this little “secret” garden almost in the center of the city. The owner was nice and let us in. I lit the images with a single small flash hidden in a 28″ Apollo softbox. I totally love the quality of light I […]