photography tips

Nikon Camera Gear

Occasionally, Less is More

We have plenty of cutting edge camera gear that enables us to get the best out of any given circumstance, with a view to creating world class video and photographic galleries for our clients. Buying this equipment is a rather expensive exercise, but well worth it in the long run because it is more durable, has all the manual controls one requires for professional results, and the components like lens glass and focus mechanisms are the best in the business. Continue reading “Occasionally, Less is More”

Show Champion Dachhund photographed by Noami Estment of OV&P

How to Photograph Dogs

Dogs add so much fun to life, don’t you agree? And to photo shoots for that matter . . . although there’s no denying that they can be challenging! Perhaps the most important thing to pack is a big dose of patience, along with your camera and a zoom lens, together with your flash. If you’ll be shooting outside then a reflector may also be a good idea, as long as you have someone who can assist you by holding it, and the dogs can be depended on to be relatively still some of the time. Depending on the nature and training of the dogs you’ll be photographing, treats may be helpful too. And by the time you’re done, you can bet that all of you will be ready for a long drink of water! Continue reading “How to Photograph Dogs”

Rock Your Photos Workshop

How To Rock That Camera

Despite experiencing the first taste of winter during our recent Confidence on Camera Workshops for Women held in our OV&P Studio, this certainly did not deter two gorgeous groups of ladies from “Rocking That Camera” in their photos and videos, each contributing meaningfully to their visual portfolios. Continue reading “How To Rock That Camera”