Tamara Lackey

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8

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Tamara Lackey

Videos

8

Articles

4

Renowned professional photographer, speaker, author and program host. Her authentic photography, from children's portraits to humanitarian photography, is praised within her industry and published internationally. She has published 8 books on photography and post-processing, regularly judges international print competitions and is a Nikon Ambassador, Profoto Legend of Light, member of the Think Tank Pro Team, and ON1 Guru.

How to Photograph Everything: Uncooperative Subjects

Learn how to photograph an uncooperative and Poisonous(!) Cane Toad with ON1 Guru Tamara Lackey.

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How To Photograph Everything: Shooting on Custom Backdrops

It’s a ton of fun to go out and find a unique backdrop to photograph your subject. But, what if we could create something artistic and creative to place our subject in front of right in the studio?

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Working with Fast Moving Subjects

Ever tried photographing fast-moving subjects? Whether it be pets, people, or wildlife it’s important to get the settings right in camera. Follow along with me and learn some of my tips and techniques for photographing fast-moving subjects.

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Shooting in Uninspiring Locations and Enhancing the Color & Tone

Ever had to shoot in a location where it’s cluttered or just plain blah? Follow along with me as I walk you through how to set up the shot and then enhance the color and tone in ON1 Photo RAW 2018.1. See how easy it is to create a beautiful portrait photo with the Color Enhancer and finish the photo with a vignette to pull in the focus.

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Fast-Moving Subjects!

Shooting Casual Portraits in and around The Home

This week is focused on photographing fast-moving subjects! There are few things that will help you photograph fast-moving subjects better than working with the correct shutter speed, so here’s a quick overview – or review! – on shutter speed. In my experience, the better you know the ins and outs of each aspect of exposure, the better your images will match that picture you have in your head when you take your shot.

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Goodbye Message from Tamara — April Plus Recap

Hi, everyone – I really enjoyed joining the ON1 Plus community this month for our Casual Portraits topic! I hope that this month included a good mix of topics, from lighting to technical settings to interaction to shooting fast-moving subject to posing – and, consistently, the impact of focusing on genuine expression.

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Directing Small Subjects in a fun (but effective) way!

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Whether you are photographing your friend’s kids, your own children, your grandchildren, your niece or nephew (or just some adorable little humans you met about five seconds ago), here are a few suggestions that can help you to shoot portraits you love, no matter what the circumstance. Every tip shared below is visually demonstrated in the video clip shared here. 

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An Overview on Photographing Children

We’ll spend this month stepping through various tips and techniques when it comes to photographing casual portraits of children. Let’s start out by stepping through gear and technical setting choices, with a few examples of why certain photographs can be better captured with different lenses, varying technical settings and interactive approaches.

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Welcome April Guest Coach — Tamara Lackey!

Hi! My name is Tamara Lackey, and I am very happy to be joining you this month as a guest coach.

I have been a professional photographer for the last 15+ years and, in that time, I’ve mostly concentrated my efforts on shooting portrait, commercial and editorial work. More specifically, I have been focused on photographing children (and child-like creatures).

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