Portrait Problems

Natalie and I were doing her weekly portrait session this morning, and it wasn’t going so well.

Picture after picture looked like this:


I changed my white balance to every setting my camera has, adjusted the flash, moved her closer to the window, away from it – nothing worked. Natalie was being wonderful, all cute and smiley, but all of the photos had that weird orange cast.

And then it dawned on me.

Oh, I don’t know, do you think it might have something to do with this GIANT ORANGE REFLECTOR I’m wearing?



(Once I figured that out, everything went swimmingly. You can see all of her weekly photos on this page.)

2 Responses to Portrait Problems

  1. John October 10, 2013 at 3:25 pm #

    haha! I guess it’s not just fashion when photogs wear nothing but black?

    • Alexis October 10, 2013 at 3:29 pm #

      I guess not! Although the orange did kind of make it look like an instagram filter. I bet I could make a killing doing “instagram” portrait sessions :)

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