Tamara Lackey

Videos

13

Articles

4

Tamara Lackey

Videos

13

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 Food – How to Photograph Everything

I’m back with another episode of How to Photograph Everything! This time, I’ll digs into some delicious food photography and serves some tips and techniques for you to accomplish similar looks on your own!

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How to Photograph Everything – Posing Techniques

Here we are again with another fun episode of How to Photograph Everything! Join me in the studio for this episode and learn some tips and techniques for posing your models.

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How to Photograph Everything – Various Lighting Techniques

Join me for Episode 9 of How to Photograph Everything! This week we dive into some different lighting combinations for in-studio portraits.

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Pet Portraits – How To Photograph Everything

Who’s ready to photograph some fun pet portraits? Join me on this fun shoot with one of my best pals and get some handy camera and setup tips that will help you work with and photograph pets on your own!

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Shooting Urban Environmental Portraits

Join me in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina for some tips on photographing an Urban Environmental Portrait! Learn my tricks for making a remarkable portrait in the city using different shapes, colors, and textures that we find. Back in ON1 Photo RAW 2019, I’ll give you some tips and tricks on managing the tone & color, highlights and brightness, transform the photo, add a soft dynamic contrast, and the color adjustment filter.

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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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