Tag: alien bees

Chocolate & Blackberry cupcakes

Hi all! I have tons of awesome food photography ideas brewing in the ol’ gearbox and decided to put one of those ideas to action. My mother-in-law had been mentioning how much she was craving some cake, but she didn’t want to make a whole cake. I thought I would

A Day of Valentines

Good morning all! I’m up at nearly 4 a.m, mainly because I just didn’t want to stop working on my images, but also because I’ve been struggling keeping a normal schedule now that my husband has started working third shift. I hardly see him so I usually end up keeping

An Elegant Affair With Angel Food Cake

I saw a method of creating roses with frosting a while back on one of my favorite food blogs. I decided it was something I had to try and I finally got the chance to this weekend. I used my husband’s grandmother Hoo Hoo’s decorator frosting recipe as she was

Advanced Color Portrait Assignment #5–Alien Bee (On Location)

Yesterday one of my former co-workers, Jamie Pickett was very generous with her time and posed for my newest Advanced Color Imaging assignment. This assignment’s goal was to use the photographic lighting equipment called Alien Bees. It was rather open ended aside from the lighting requirement. Spring is bursting into

Advanced Color Portrait Assignment #1–Hollywood Lighting

Today I completed my Hollywood lighting assignment and boy does it feel good. My friend Lindsey Barnes was kind enough to take time out of her busy schedule to be my model, and my other friend Mary Williams also made time to be my hair and makeup stylist! We shot

Guinness trial run

I have this really sleek looking Guinness beer bottle that I am wanting to photograph. I am thinking of doing some pour shots too, as I have a Guinness glass that would go perfectly with this bottle design. I am having a little trouble lighting though so I will have

Winter Blues and Antique Blues

Hello all- I’ve been trying to practice using color to bring out small objects particularly in jewelry.  January has always been a month that reminded me of blues and whites so I decided to find some of my favorite unique jewelry that showcased blues and photograph them in a way

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