Environmental Portraits and building custom stock libraries

2018-05-16T21:54:56-07:00By |Categories: Portraiture|Tags: , , , |

We’ve been doing more and more environmental portraits as part of the custom stock work we’ve been creating for our clients of late and it’s a lot of fun.  In the past we’ve talked about the value of building out custom stock libraries and how it’s not as expensive as you might think.  Additionally having control over […]

Small Potatoes Catering Custom Stock photography

2017-12-12T19:49:15-08:00By |Categories: Photography, Portraiture, Trade|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this year we had the wonderful opportunity to photograph some custom stock photography and staff headshots for Small Potatoes Catering and Events.  It was really a fun time going over there and setting up for some food shoots as well as their amazing chef at work! We love getting to go and photograph people doing what they love, that’s the power […]

Social media portraits and getting the most out of your headshots

2018-11-16T19:12:02-08:00By |Categories: Industry Knowledgebase, News, Portraiture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

social media portraits and headshots by orange photographyToday we have so many ways to get yourself out there and on social media especially, your image is important and something that contributes to your own personal brand as well as your business.  In the past we’ve talked about the difference between headshots and […]

Orange supports Kitchen Table Advisors

2017-07-24T21:21:05-07:00By |Categories: Giving Back, Photography, Portraiture, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

9452_cc-9This fall Orange had the pleasure of partnering with Kitchen Table Advisors to take portraits of some local farmers at Bay Area Farmers markets.  Kitchen Table Advisors provides small, sustainable, farms with the resources and knowledge to grow into a viable business. We were happy to contribute our talents to their cause!

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Help This Lady Find Her Furever Home

2017-07-24T21:21:56-07:00By |Categories: Giving Back, Personal, Portraiture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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Meet Bright Eyes. This sweet, 5.5 year old Welsh Corgi mix was our special guest last Friday courtesy of the SF SPCA, where I volunteer.  The SF SPCA has a Doggie Day Date program, which allows more experienced volunteers to take one of the longer-term resident pooches out for an excursion. It’s a fun break for the dogs who have been […]

Buying Stock Photos / Custom Stock Libraries (aka how to stand out!)

2017-07-24T21:22:06-07:00By |Categories: Business, Commercial, Event, Photography, Portraiture|Tags: , , , |

66-5825-SC-0632Recently I got to hear Joanne Dennison speak about intellectual property rights. She had some great insight into how to use creative and intellectual property correctly to avoid lawsuits and such. Many event professionals may be aware that using popular music at events and in presentations requires a license but many probably don’t do so. […]

LOMO INSTANT Review

2017-07-24T21:22:10-07:00By |Categories: Photography, Point of View, Portraiture, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

genex2014_0262fWe got our new LOMO’INSTANT just before the holidays so of course had to take it out and test it out during travels home for the holidays so here’s a review of the camera.

In case you aren’t familiar with the Lomo Instant, it’s produced by Lomography, who has brought the Diana and classic Lomo cameras to us before.  It uses the widely available Fuji Instax Mini […]

Change is good: Peter Hurley The Art Behind the Headshot

2020-05-20T09:20:21-07:00By |Categories: Photography, Point of View, Portraiture, Reviews|Tags: , |

Chances are if you are a portrait photographer you’ve seen or heard of Peter Hurley.  If you haven’t seen his  presentation at the Google + Photographers Conference, check it out on YouTube.  We purchased his tutorial on headshots and someone asked me why we needed it.  The truth is you can never stop learning, especially in the world of photography.  Change is inevitable and if you don’t adapt then you’ll fall […]

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