Vegas photo shoot locations: Neon Museum/Boneyard

2017-07-24T21:22:54-07:00By |Categories: Engagements, Fashion, Point of View, Portraiture, Reviews|

genex2013_0709fWe shoot quite a bit in Las Vegas, and people are always interested in what types of photo shoot locations there are.  Of course there’s the Strip and downtown (where we like shooting around the graffiti spots) but there’s also places further out that are quite popular including the dry lake bed south of town and Red Rocks and Nelson, the abandoned mining town.

Of course, what says Vegas […]

Help-Portrait wrapup 2012

2017-07-24T21:23:00-07:00By |Categories: Event, Giving Back, Point of View, Portraiture|Tags: , , , , |

Help-Portrait was a lot of fun this year and Orange was happy to participate including donating equipment and supplies as well as manpower.  This year our Help-Portrait location at the Bayview Opera House photographed over 670 people and included 117 volunteers.  It was even crazier than last year and the vibe was fantastic.  The kids in First Exposures all had fun and realized the power of giving back to the community.  This video was […]

What does retouching mean?

2017-07-24T21:23:02-07:00By |Categories: Photography, Portraiture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |


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Orange’s guide to natural retouching. (roll over Rebecca above to see her before picture)

The topic of retouching can be a tricky one. With advances in digital technology, the widely accepted embrace of digital photography by the professional photography community and the saturation of photo enhancement programs, everyone is “photoshopping” these days. It’s expected. It’s requested. Even the name of the program, Photoshop, […]

Pier 24 Photography

2017-07-24T21:23:03-07:00By |Categories: Photography, Point of View, Portraiture, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just last month we finally took our team out to explore Pier 24.  If you haven’t heard about it, it’s an exhibition space that’s used to showcase photography.  Much of the exhibit is from the Pilara Foundation Collection but they also showcase other work outside of the collection.

The collection on display during our visit (and that’s up until February 28, 2013) is called About Face, and focuses […]

Congrats to Chef Aaron London of Ubuntu!

2017-07-24T21:23:59-07:00By |Categories: Photography, Point of View, Portraiture|Tags: , , , , , , |

 

We photographed chef Aaron London of Ubuntu for the cover of Smart Meetings magazine last year and got to try out some food there as well which was a treat! This year, he’s a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Rising Star Chef of the Year Award.  In the Bay Area we’re so fortunate to have […]

Announcing the Official Launch of Crush…plus, Contest and Giveaway!

2017-07-24T21:23:59-07:00By |Categories: Engagements, Event, Feature, News, Photobooth, Photography, Portraiture, Weddings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

10K Crush Contest

Our Big Announcement: Crush is officially live!

After months of very hard work, we are proud to officially announce the launch of our new brand, Crush, dedicated to serving our growing retail clientele, including weddings, family events, and portraits. To celebrate our launch, we’re kicking off a very exciting Contest and Giveaway, and we want you and your […]

Yang Family Portraits – Palace of Fine Arts

2017-07-24T21:24:00-07:00By |Categories: Photography, Portraiture|Tags: , , , , , |

Yang Family, Palace of Fine Arts

With so many stunning backdrops to play with, the Palace of Fine Arts was the perfect location to have a creative and super-fun shoot with the Yangs, who were all very gifted at smiling and not blinking in sync. Here’s a look at some favorites from Myleen’s shoot with the beautiful Yang family over the holidays.
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Behind the Scenes: Help Portrait 2011

2017-07-24T21:24:01-07:00By |Categories: Event, Feature, Giving Back, News, Photography, Portraiture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Help Portrait 2011, Bayview Opera House

Great work & thank you to everyone who came out to Bayview Opera House for Help Portrait 2011 on December 10th! We joined SF Camerawork’s First Exposures students, along with Pro Camera, GassersRayKo and over 100 volunteers to help […]

Help Portrait – December 10th

2017-07-24T21:24:02-07:00By |Categories: Event, Giving Back, News, Photography, Portraiture, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , |


On December 10th, we’ll be taking part in the worldwide event, Help Portrait. Help Portrait, founded by celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart, is a global movement of photographers – from diverse cities as Clarksburg, West Virginia, to Milan, Italy – volunteering their time, camera gear, and expertise during the holiday season to give a person or families in need the gift of […]