Conceptual Portraiture Workshop | Nashville, TN | June 20-21, 2015

Conceptual Portraiture: Story-telling through Imagery with Caroline Rutland June 20-21, 2015 | Nashville, Tennessee | Venue TBA Who is this workshop for: A way to stand out in a saturated and over-crowded market? Conceptual Portrait is a genre of photography you can truly call your own. Bored with traditional portrait photography and need something new and fresh to … Continue reading Conceptual Portraiture Workshop | Nashville, TN | June 20-21, 2015

The point of contact…

As promised, today is a continuation of my blog series on compositing shadows.  I believe lighting and shadows are the most important components in creating cohesive and beautiful compositions. If something in the image looks “off” it will distract the viewer take away from your story line. If you have not had the opportunity to read the first two blog posts you may review them here. Lesson 1: It’s in … Continue reading The point of contact…

The Making of “The Princess and the Dragon” from The Magic of Literacy Series…

Some of you may have seen this at one of my speaking engagements or mini-clinics. I wanted to post it here because it is a great overview of how I plan and execute a conceptual portrait. First, I want to remind you that PhotoShop does not make you a conceptual portrait artist. This particular image … Continue reading The Making of “The Princess and the Dragon” from The Magic of Literacy Series…