Body Language for the Las Vegas Portrait Photographer
Body Language for the Las Vegas Portrait Photographer

As defined by the dictionary, body language simply means the conscious and unconscious movements and postures through which attitudes and feelings of a person are communicated. Here’s why that’s important to a Las Vegas Portrait Photographer.

This means that body postures show what a person is feeling. The keyword here is ‘show’. The Las Vegas Portrait Photographer explains how important body language is when it comes to portrait photos. read more

Portrait Photographer | Making the Most of Your Environment
Portrait Photographer | Making the Most of Your Environment

Environment simply means the things that surround us or the things that surround the subject of a narrative. The subject of a narrative is the most important part of that narrative and in order to capture the essence of the subject, the environment must be captured also since there is constant interaction, both visible and invisible, between the subject and the environment. read more

Event Photographer | Photography and the Five Senses
Event Photographer | Photography and the Five Senses

There are five sense organs in the human body which include the eyes which help with sight, the nose which helps with the smell, the tongue which helps with taste, the ears which help with hearing and the skin which helps with touch.

All these sense organs are needed for many different professions. For example, a chef needs the nose to perceive the aroma of the dish being prepared and needs the eyes to see whatever is being done and the tongue to Tate the dish and make sure it is perfect to the taste buds. read more

Portrait Photographer | The Power of Candid Portraits
Portrait Photographer | The Power of Candid Portraits

The word ‘'candid' means something that is real and free from bias. In the world of a portrait photographer, it means a photograph that is very clear, without blemish. Candid photography involves capturing photographs without posing. Usually, it is a photograph taken without the subject's knowledge, therefore, making sure the subject in question has no chance to make any form of forced action. read more

Equipment for Las Vegas Event Photographers
Equipment for Las Vegas Event Photographers

If you’re hiring an event photographer in Las Vegas and beyond, it may be worth knowing the equipment responsible for capturing those captivating moments. And if you’re a rookie photographer learning to put your skills to the test, it is good you understand there is no substitute to investing in professional level photography gear. read more

Las Vegas Family Portrait Photographer
Las Vegas Family Portrait Photographer

Have you seen any family portrait that you think is great recently? You must have an idea as to what efforts have been made to realize such a great shot. First of all, just imagine how difficult it must be to have every member of the family present in the same location and at the same time.  And that’s the easier part, believe me. Getting them organized into a functional group that is pulling in the same direction can be terrifying and a daunting task, even for a professional family portrait photographer like myself.   read more

A Las Vegas Photographer Undercover
A Las Vegas Photographer Undercover

One of the many gems in Las Vegas is the Springs Preserve, a plot of land dedicated to showcasing the wildlife that thrives in the Mojave Desert. Complete with plants, a butterfly exhibit, and other natural life, the Springs Preserve offers a photographer a variety of excellent photographs. This last week, one of the photographers for Christian Purdie Photography was sent “undercover” to take pictures of a marriage proposal. Although it went very well, there are a few tips that should be kept in mind for future reference, especially if you’re going undercover. read more

Staying Organized as a Las Vegas Photographer
Staying Organized as a Las Vegas Photographer

Whether you’re on a shoot for an individual portrait, or photographing an entire family, it’s crucial to stay organized. Not just organized with your gear, but organized with your time. What good is an organized photography bag if you don’t make the event on time because you forgot to schedule it in a calendar? Chaos builds off of chaos, which is why if you remain organized in the first place, you won’t have to deal with any large problems (within your control) at a shoot. read more