The Intimate Side of Portrait & Fashion Photography – Free Event

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at The New Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center. 6060 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA The Intimate Side Of Portrait & Fashion Photography At this free presentation speaker Kelly Segré will talk about how to build a rapport with your subjects and give a lighting demonstration of 4 simple setups…

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Re-Post – 99 Photographers (who photograph people) I love…

A few years back I posted a list of 99 photographers that inspire me on my personal blog. Since it’s one of my favorite blog post I figured I’d share it here! Also if there are any other photographer’s you feel should be added to the list feel free to list them in the comment…

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Last Day to Enter PX3 Prix de la Photographie!

Last month I did a blog post about competitions and what you should enter. Obviously I did not listen to my own advice because once again I flopped at WPPI…I swear I’m going to give myself the nickname “Queen of 78’s & 79’s”, so I at last minute am entering a competition I have had…

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A Simple Solution For Creating the Wet Look!

Creating a wet look can be fun, but the hard part is creating a look that looks wet without your client actually having to reapply baby oil or lotion over and  over. Or even worse, drenching your client until they look like a sad wet dog. The simple solution for creating a nice even wet…

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10 Photographers that every Boudoir Photographer Should Know About

A few years back on my personal blog I listed my 99 favorite photographers. In the spirit of this blog I decided to make a list of 10 photographers that every boudoir photography should study. This is my own personal opinion, and I know that I am heavily influenced by these masters. If there is…

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The Value of Photographic Prints and Books

We are in a new era of photography….the digital and social media era. One of the many joys I had growing up was looking through old family photographs. In some ways it inspired me to be the photographer I am today. It seems on a weekly basis (probably more often than that) I hear about…

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5 Things I Love About Polaroids

1. Instant Print Gratification 2. No Photoshop Required! 3. The Perfection is in the Imperfections 4. It’s totally acceptable to have Polaroids out of focus   5. They just are just SEXY!!!  

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Upcoming Blog Posts – Critiques, Lighting Demos and More!

To be honest I have been neglecting this blog a bit…but no more! The past few months have been literally crazy. I  just returned from a few crazy days in Vegas at WPPI (it’s sensory overload, but I love seeing old friends).  In October and November I was in 29 states in 24 days, but…

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Photography Competitions – Are They Worth It?

So it’s almost that time of year again where I start looking through all my images throughout the year to possibly find gems for photography competitions. I usually enter a few images a year in competitions, and I find some modest success. But what I have learned in the last decade of entering into competitions…

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Plagiarism in the Photography World

Plagiarism in the Portrait & Wedding Photography is a big topic in the photography world right now. With so many workshops, new photographers, and visual stimulation it is nearly impossible to come up with an original idea these days and most of us (intentionally or not) are guilty of some form of plagiarism. I think…

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Join Me at Inspire Photo Retreats 2014!

I am super excited to be teaching at Inspire Photo Retreats this upcoming February! I will be doing s presentation on “The Intimate Side of Boudoir Photography” Here’s a little more about the retreat in general. As of now there are only 50 spots left! Inspire Photo Retreats February 10th -12th! Inspire is a retreat-style…

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