Author Archives: Don Fadel

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Spicing up Real Estate Images

I do a lot of (inexpensive) real estate photography, primarily for rental properties. No lighting – most of the heavy lifting being done by Photoshop. It’s definitely not high end, but, then again, neither is […]

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Business Portrait

It’s important to keep professional portraits up to date – even for yours truly. This image is the basis for social media posts, such as LinkedIn. It’ has enough real estate to provide crop for […]

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Color Graded Headshots

I was inspired by an article written by photographer John Gress. It was the lighting which first caught my attention, but I also noticed he color graded his sample images. I tried both when Kindera […]

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Christmas Portrait with Dogs

It’s only natural for a photographer to give the gift of photography, isn’t it? So as a gift for Jess and Taylor, I created something that I’ve seen and wanted to replicate – but this […]

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Ferrari eau de toilette

Ah, Amazon. You’re only a click away. I purchased a new cologne, and when I received it I immediately knew I wanted to photograph it. And create a composite (that part was relatively easy – […]

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Yoga Anniversary

Red Skies Yoga celebrated their 1 year anniversary, and I was hired to record the event. First of all, if you’re a yogi, are in Jacksonville, FL, and don’t know about Red Skies you are […]

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Midnight Dancing on Water

Starring Addie. OK I’m on sort-of a roll. For whatever reason, I’m into composites. Not necessarily realistic, but illustrative. Call it a wild hair. I’ve been a professional photographer for over 10 years, and a […]

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I Faked It!

I loved this pose by Jyothi, which was shot in studio. The thought had crossed my mind that it would look great in a water setting. I had been anxious to try a composite with […]

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Gadgets

Photography is known to be gadget-rich. Lots of stuff. There’s even a term for it – GAS – as in Gear Acquisition Syndrome. When you light, as is my preference, GAS seems to proceed exponentially. […]

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Fun with Milk

The evaporated kind. I was looking through images on the web and came across some work from Mark Bridge involving aqueous photography. Most photographers use acrylic ink, but he suggested using evaporated milk. I liked […]

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