Tamara Lackey

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Tamara Lackey

Videos

5

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.

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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Casual Portraits in and Around the Home

Shooting casual portraits is often one of the most enjoyable ways to shoot. There is not a lot of pressure to produce specific work for a client, or any pressing deadlines. It’s just a matter of enjoying the act of photography while capturing some truly priceless memories of those you care about in often a light-hearted manner.

This week we will touch on three points: aperture, interaction, and a bit on lighting.

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Photographing and Editing a Jumper in the Sky

We’ve teamed up with Tamara Lackey to launch a new and fun video series – How to Photograph Everything. Each month we will post a new episode with new scenes that include shooting tips and editing in ON1 Photo RAW. Watch Episode 2: Jumper in the Sky here.

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Shooting and Editing Portraits with Bubbles

We’ve teamed up with Tamara Lackey to launch a new and fun video series – How to Photograph Everything. Each month we will post a new episode with new scenes that include shooting and editing in ON1 Photo RAW. In each video Tamara shows how to set up the shot, camera settings, and different things to try out. Tamara also chooses her favorite photo from the shoot and walks you through her editing process in ON1 Photo RAW 2018.

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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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