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My workflow - and why it matters! https://www.jonathanhallphotography.com/blog/2024/3/my-workflow---and-why-it-matters jonathanhallphotography.comjonathanhallphotography.comxr:d:DAF3vcczl9c:293,j:6293068030610385427,t:23122600 Hey you guys! I am writing this blog post to explain my workflow, and why it matters if you shoot with me!

So, here is my workflow...

First, when I do a shoot, I charge a flat hourly rate - there are no packages or anything like that. I keep it simple for both me and my client! Hooray!

For every hour I shoot, I do 4 hours of editing / post-processing.

I then provide my client with an online, password-protected gallery of final, fully-edited images, which they can download. While a client may choose to purchase prints, products, albums, etc. directly through their gallery, they are under no obligation to do so.

But, allow me to take a step back now and explain what I do before, during, and after the photoshoot in more detail.

Before the shoot, I am always happy to plan out the photoshoot in great detail - this means planning the outfits, the poses, the locations, etc. either with the client ( I love when they participate in this ) or without them if they'd rather I handle all the details. I firmly believe that the best photoshoot is a well-planned photoshoot, although I am always ready and willing to do photoshoots on the fly when necessary.

During the shoot, I love to keep things totally relaxed and have fun. I believe the best smiles are genuine smiles! I am also totally good with very serious looks - whatever the client wants!

After the shoot comes the editing and post-processing. I very much enjoy this which is quite a departure from most photographers who seem to hate hate hate editing. I love it! So allow me to go into a bit more detail about this part...

I usually start off by importing the original, RAW files into a program called Adobe Lightroom. This is what I use to cull the images ( keeping the best ones and removing the not-best ones ) and this is definitely a bit of an artform because having a good sense of what to keep and how many images to keep for further editing is not easy. I have to find the perfect balance between delivering as many images to my client as I can, while also editing the images to perfection - and fitting all of that into the allotted amount of time that I have to edit.

Once I have narrowed down the images, I continue to use Lightroom to do very simple, basic enhancements - I adjust the lighting, color temperature, do some cropping, etc. - the simple, basic edits.

From Lightroom, I launch each image into Photoshop, where I do the much more sophisticated edits. This is where I do artwork and more complex edits like enhancing the skin, eyes, lips, teeth, etc. I remove objects or parts I don't like, add objects or parts that I do want, move things about, etc. It can be fairly quick or quite lengthy depending on the image and what I want to do.

From Photoshop I frequently launch into PortraitPro Studio 23 - this allows me to do even more precise edits to the skin, face, eyes, nose, mouth, etc.

Also from Photoshop I frequently launch into ON1 - this is a program that I use to create various sophisticated effects. Typically, once I've done some things in ON1, I return to Photoshop to fine-tune the edits.

Finally, I upload the images to a private gallery on my website. I password-protect the gallery so that only my client has access.

During this process, I typically will post a few images to social media ( with my client's permission ) as teasers so that they get a glimpse of what is to come - I think this is really fun to do!

Anyway, that is my workflow, and now you know! Hooray!

 

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In the competitive world of modeling, where first impressions can make or break opportunities, the significance of a good headshot cannot be overstated. Serving as the calling card for models, a compelling headshot is more than just a photograph; it's a representation of one's unique charisma, versatility, and potential to captivate audiences. A well-crafted headshot communicates not only physical attributes but also personality, casting directors and clients alike often make crucial decisions based on this initial visual encounter. It serves as the gateway to securing auditions, bookings, and ultimately, a successful career in the industry. With the digital age shaping the landscape of modeling, a striking headshot transcends traditional portfolios, becoming a vital tool for online presence, social media engagement, and networking opportunities. In essence, investing in a professional headshot isn't just about capturing an image—it's an investment in one's modeling journey, a key asset that opens doors to a world of possibilities.
 

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OMG you guys! I cannot believe that my fall senior pictures ( Class of 2025 ) are almost completely booked already, but I still have a number of openings for Spring and Summer - what is going on? Spring and Summer are great times to shoot your senior pictures but for some reason in Ohio, it seems like soooo many people wait for fall to do it, and then can't get a spot with me! This is an absolute tragedy! Not shooting your senior pictures with me could seriously send you into a downward spiral from which you may never, ever recover!!! Why risk it? Are you crazy??? It's not worth the risk - just contact me now and let's get you scheduled! ( Oh, and I do have a few more fall spots open if you insist... ) Thank you!!!!

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Hey you guys! I just recently returned from a motorcycle trip through Appalachia, where I encountered and befriended a local witch - the circumstances of our encounter are such that I am sworn to secrecy, but she did grant me permission to photograph her over a period of a few days and these are a few of the images we created! I hope you like them! Hooray!

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Unveiling Your Potential: A Gateway to Modeling

Introduction:

Are you an aspiring model with dreams of gracing the fashion industry but don't know where to begin? Look no further! Jonathan Hall Photography is on the lookout for fresh faces eager to step into the world of modeling. Our mission is to guide and nurture untapped talent, providing the tools and knowledge necessary to kickstart a successful modeling career. Join us on this exciting journey of self-discovery, where we not only help you build a compelling portfolio but also educate you about the intricate business of modeling.

Discover Your Potential:

At Jonathan Hall Photography, we believe that everyone possesses a unique beauty waiting to be unveiled. We welcome individuals of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds who dream of stepping in front of the camera. Our team is dedicated to identifying and celebrating the inherent charm and charisma that make you stand out.

Building a Captivating Portfolio:

A stellar portfolio is your passport to the modeling industry, and our experienced team is here to craft it for you. Through expertly curated photo sessions, we capture your essence, highlighting your strengths and uniqueness. From headshots that showcase your personality to full-body shots that flaunt your versatility, our portfolio creation process is tailored to tell your story through the lens.

Educating Aspiring Models:

Embarking on a modeling career can be daunting, especially for those unfamiliar with the industry's ins and outs. At Jonathan Hall Photography, we don't just stop at creating striking visuals; we empower you with knowledge. Our team provides invaluable insights into the dynamics of the modeling business, offering guidance on everything from casting calls and auditions to understanding contracts and industry trends.

Networking Opportunities:

Building connections within the industry is crucial for success. Jonathan Hall Photography provides networking opportunities, connecting our models with professionals in the field, including designers, agencies, and experienced models. These connections open doors to potential collaborations, casting opportunities, and the chance to showcase your talent on a broader stage.

Take the First Step:

If you've ever dreamed of becoming a model but weren't sure where to start, Jonathan Hall Photography is here to guide you. Unleash your potential, build a portfolio that reflects your unique qualities, and gain the knowledge needed to thrive in the modeling industry. Join us on this transformative journey, and let your modeling aspirations take flight.

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I find immense joy in merging my love for photography with the thrilling and captivating world of scary movies. The marriage of these two artistic realms allows me to create visually striking and emotionally evocative images that resonate with viewers on a deep and haunting level.

One of the aspects I cherish most about blending photography with the horror genre is the opportunity to play with light and shadows. Much like the suspenseful cinematography of classic horror films, I experiment with dramatic lighting techniques to cast eerie shadows, heightening the sense of mystery and tension in my photographs. The interplay of light and darkness becomes a powerful tool in crafting narratives within a single frame, leaving room for viewers to interpret and feel a sense of unease.

Additionally, I draw inspiration from the rich visual language of horror movies to create compelling compositions. The framing of a shot, the choice of angles, and the manipulation of perspective all contribute to the creation of images that provoke a visceral response. Whether it's a subtle homage to iconic horror scenes or a completely original concept born from the depths of my imagination, each photograph becomes a storytelling device that taps into the primal emotions associated with fear.

In essence, my journey as a photographer delving into the realm of scary movies is a celebration of the art of fear and the beauty that can be found in the macabre. Through my lens, I aim to transport viewers into a world where the boundary between reality and nightmare blurs, inviting them to explore the uncharted territories of their own fears and fantasies.

 

 

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Are you ready to break free from the ordinary and embark on a photoshoot adventure like no other? Look no further! At Jonathan Hall Photography, we're all about turning your photoshoot into a fun and creative experience that leaves you with images that stand out in the crowd.

Picture this: a laid-back atmosphere where laughter is encouraged, and genuine moments take center stage. Your photoshoot with me is not just about striking poses; it's about capturing the essence of you in a way that feels natural and authentic. No stiff smiles or forced expressions – just real emotions and real moments frozen in time.

We're in the business of creating images that tell your unique story. Whether it's crafting a model portfolio that reflects your personality, diving into the world of editorial fashion, or capturing creative portraits that make a statement, your vision takes the lead. Forget about cookie-cutter photos – together, we'll explore new angles, experiment with styles, and bring your ideas to life.

So, if you're ready to elevate your photoshoot experience, let's make magic happen. Unleash your style, embrace the creative process, and let's create images that not only capture but celebrate the extraordinary you. Your photoshoot with Jonathan Hall Photography is not just a session; it's an adventure in visual storytelling. Let's make every click count!

 

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You guys! Look at the weather forecast! In the next 48 hours, there is going to be an inch or slightly more of snow falling in the area of Lewis Center ( and presumably Powell, Westerville, Dublin, Columbus, etc. ) That is absolutely PERFECT for a winter photoshoot! Seriously, it is!

 

Winter photoshoots can be sooo beautiful and fun, too! The trick is to just stay as warm as possible between shots, and that is not hard to do. Just wear a great big warm coat, gloves, hat, etc. and keep that on in between shots. We can take as many breaks as necessary - so like shoot for a couple of minutes then warm up for a couple of minutes, then shoot, then warm up, and so on. It's really not that hard or uncomfortable and you can get such amazing images by shooting in the winter time!

 

So, what do you say? Just contact me and let's shoot! I can do it like any time at all! We will find an amazing spot and create amazing images!

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It's Still Winter https://www.jonathanhallphotography.com/blog/2024/1/its-still-winter jonathanhallphotography.comjonathanhallphotography.com I just checked outside and it's still winter. I was hoping that maybe if I wanted it badly enough, it would be warm and sunny and beautiful and I could ride my motorcycle today. Sadly, it didn't work. It's cold and miserable and it's only going to get worse and winter in Ohio lasts for like 47 months before we get a month or two of summer and then it's right back to winter again.

My only solace is that it feels appropriate to post wintery images, of which I have quite a few.

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Capture the Magic of Winter: Special Discounts on Senior Photoshoots! https://www.jonathanhallphotography.com/blog/2024/1/capture-the-magic-of-winter-special-discounts-on-senior-photoshoots jonathanhallphotography.comjonathanhallphotography.comxr:d:DAF5EQpK4rQ:69,j:3807082459049236573,t:24010819

Winter is a season of enchantment, and at Jonathan Hall Photography, we believe it's an ideal time to freeze those precious moments in time—especially for senior photoshoots.

Contrary to popular belief, winter offers a unique canvas for capturing stunning senior portraits. The landscape transforms into a serene wonderland, with glistening snow creating a picturesque backdrop. The soft, diffused light of the season casts a natural, flattering glow, adding a touch of ethereal beauty to every frame.

But that's not all—embracing the winter chill brings out a sense of coziness and charm, allowing for unique wardrobe options. Think cozy sweaters, stylish coats, and accessories that add a touch of personality to your senior portraits. The contrast between the warm tones of clothing and the cool, wintry landscape creates a striking visual impact.

At Jonathan Hall Photography, we’re excited to offer something special this winter! During the months of February and March, we're extending big discounts on our senior photoshoot packages. It’s our way of celebrating this magical season and encouraging seniors to embrace the beauty of winter in their portraits.

We understand the importance of commemorating your final year of high school with timeless photographs that reflect your personality and aspirations. With our expert team, state-of-the-art equipment, and a knack for capturing authentic moments, we aim to create an unforgettable experience for every senior.

This limited-time offer is the perfect opportunity to seize the magic of winter and create lasting memories. Whether it’s amidst a snowy landscape or the cozy indoors, let us help you craft a senior photoshoot that’s as unique and vibrant as you are.

Don't miss out on this chance to embrace the beauty of winter and seize our special discounts on senior photoshoots! Contact us today to book your session and let’s capture the essence of this incredible season together.

 

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Are you ready to step into the world of modeling or elevate your existing portfolio? Look no further! At Jonathan Hall Photography, we specialize in crafting exceptional modeling portfolios that speak volumes and open doors.

Why Your Portfolio Matters?

Your portfolio is your visual resume—it's the first impression you make in the competitive world of modeling. It's not just about showcasing your looks; it's about telling your story through the lens. It’s about capturing your essence, your versatility, and your unique charm.

The Jonathan Hall Difference

Creative Vision: Our approach goes beyond snapping pictures. We curate visual stories, collaboratively designing each shoot to reflect your personality and aspirations.

Expertise: With years of experience in the industry, we understand what agencies and clients seek. Let us sculpt images that captivate and compel.

Tailored Sessions: No two models are alike, and neither should their portfolios be. We tailor each session to highlight your strengths, ensuring a diverse and dynamic portfolio.

Professional Guidance: Not sure about poses or styles? Don't worry! We offer guidance throughout the shoot, ensuring you feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera.

Why Choose Us?

  1. Quality Images: Stunning, high-resolution images that stand out in a saturated market.
  2. Experience: A seasoned photographer with a knack for bringing out the best in every model.
  3. Diverse Portfolios: Whether it's fashion, editorial, commercial, or avant-garde, we cover it all.
  4. Collaborative Approach: Your input matters. We work together to create the portfolio of your dreams.
  5. Industry Insights: Gain insights and tips to navigate the modeling world successfully.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Your modeling journey starts with a remarkable portfolio, and we're here to make that happen. Let's collaborate, create, and capture the essence of your potential.

Get in touch with us today to schedule your session. Unleash your modeling prowess with Jonathan Hall Photography!

 

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Hey you guys! I'm going to keep this post pretty simple and just post some of my recent work. I hope you enjoy! Thanks!

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Hey Hey! Here are a few recent images I've done, just because!

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Capturing Moments in Depth: My Love for the Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 Lens https://www.jonathanhallphotography.com/blog/2023/12/capturing-moments-in-depth-my-love-for-the-nikkor-85mm-f/1-4-lens jonathanhallphotography.comjonathanhallphotography.comxr:d:DAF3vcczl9c:73,j:7324392094548487177,t:23122313

Photography isn’t just about freezing moments in time; it’s about crafting stories, emotions, and depth within a frame. As a photographer, my love affair with the Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 lens is akin to a painter finding their favorite brush—it’s the tool that enables me to weave magic into my images.

The 85mm focal length has become an extension of my vision, allowing me to delve deep into the essence of a scene. What makes the Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 truly remarkable is its ability to render breathtakingly beautiful images with an ethereal quality. Wide open at f/1.4, this lens is a maestro at producing a dreamy, creamy bokeh that effortlessly separates the subject from its background, drawing the viewer’s eye exactly where I intend.

One of the lens's superpowers lies in its capability to craft that elusive shallow depth of field—the kind that transforms an ordinary moment into an extraordinary memory. Whether I’m capturing intimate portraits or freezing a candid moment, the 85mm f/1.4 gifts me the ability to isolate subjects, creating a visual narrative that feels both intimate and powerful.

The beauty of this lens isn’t just in its technical prowess, but in the emotions it evokes. The way it delicately blurs the background while crisply defining the subject fosters an emotional connection within the frame. It’s not just about the sharpness or the blur; it’s about the feelings that those elements evoke—a sentiment that resonates deeply within the viewer.

Each click of the shutter with the Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 feels like a dance between light and storytelling. It’s more than a tool; it’s a companion in my creative journey, enabling me to capture moments with an artistic flair that speaks volumes beyond what words could convey. As I continue to explore the world through this lens, I discover new nuances, new stories, and new ways to encapsulate the beauty of fleeting moments.

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In the competitive world of modeling, the right portfolio can make all the difference. Aspiring models seek not just a photographer but a creative partner who can capture their essence and catapult their career to new heights. Enter Jonathan Hall Photography, a name synonymous with excellence, creativity, and a keen eye for bringing out the best in models. Here are five compelling reasons why choosing Jonathan Hall Photography can be the catalyst for your modeling success.

  1. Expertise in Model Portfolios: Jonathan Hall isn't just a photographer; he's a visionary who understands the subtleties of the modeling world. His experience spans years of working with models from diverse backgrounds, allowing him to craft portfolios that uniquely showcase individual beauty and versatility. From headshots to editorial spreads, his portfolio creations speak volumes about his ability to capture the essence of a model's potential.

  2. Tailored Approach to Every Shoot: Each aspiring model has a distinct story to tell, and Jonathan Hall Photography excels in telling these stories through the lens. Before every shoot, Jonathan takes the time to understand the aspirations and personality of the model. This personalized approach ensures that every frame captured resonates with authenticity and allure, setting models apart in a crowded industry.

  3. Artistry and Innovation: What sets Jonathan Hall apart is his innovative approach to photography. His ability to blend artistry with technical finesse results in images that transcend the ordinary. Whether it's experimenting with unique lighting techniques or seeking unconventional angles, his work speaks volumes about his commitment to pushing boundaries and creating visually captivating portfolios.

  4. Professionalism and Guidance: Working with Jonathan Hall Photography means more than just a photoshoot; it's a professional collaboration. Jonathan provides guidance throughout the process, from styling suggestions to posing tips. His calming presence behind the camera eases any nerves, allowing models to exude confidence and natural grace in every shot.

  5. Track Record of Success: Jonathan Hall's portfolio isn't just a testament to his skill; it's a showcase of success stories. His previous collaborations have propelled models into the spotlight, securing them opportunities in the competitive world of fashion and modeling. Many of his clients have lauded his ability to capture the essence of their potential, turning his images into powerful career assets.

In conclusion, choosing Jonathan Hall Photography isn't merely selecting a photographer—it's investing in a journey towards modeling success. With a keen eye for detail, a dedication to individuality, and a track record of excellence, Jonathan Hall stands as a trusted partner ready to sculpt your modeling portfolio into a work of art that opens doors in the industry.

 

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The Fusion of AI and Photoshop: A Glimpse into the Future of Creativity https://www.jonathanhallphotography.com/blog/2023/12/the-fusion-of-ai-and-photoshop-a-glimpse-into-the-future-of-creativity

In the realm of digital artistry, the marriage of artificial intelligence and traditional creative tools like Photoshop has birthed a new era of image manipulation and generation. These collaborations between AI algorithms and human artists yield stunning, surreal visuals that push the boundaries of what was once thought possible. The process involves a synergy between AI-generated elements and the nuanced touch of human creativity, resulting in mesmerizing compositions that blur the lines between reality and imagination.

At the core of these creations lies the fusion of AI-generated content and the artist's vision. AI, equipped with immense data and learning capabilities, contributes by generating intricate patterns, textures, or even entire scenes. This raw material serves as a canvas for artists who then employ their expertise using software like Photoshop to refine, layer, and shape these elements into cohesive and captivating imagery. The collaboration becomes a dance of algorithms and human ingenuity, merging to produce visuals that evoke emotions and challenge perceptions.

However, these stunning visuals are not just a testament to artistic prowess; they symbolize the nascent stages of a profound transformation in our world—one catalyzed by the rise of AI. Just as the internet revolutionized the world in ways unimaginable to those in the 1980s, we stand at the cusp of a similar paradigm shift propelled by artificial intelligence. The extent of this impending transformation is challenging to grasp fully in our current moment, much like how the world pre-Internet era couldn't foresee the internet's colossal impact.

AI's influence extends far beyond art; it seeps into various facets of our lives, from healthcare and finance to transportation and entertainment. It's reshaping industries, streamlining processes, and redefining possibilities. Its ability to analyze vast datasets, generate creative content, and optimize tasks heralds a future where AI collaborates seamlessly with human intellect, augmenting our capabilities and reshaping our reality.

The impact of this AI-driven evolution on creativity is just one facet of a larger tapestry of change that's gradually unfurling. As AI continues to evolve, the boundaries between what's human-created and AI-generated will blur further, challenging our perceptions of authorship and creativity. Artists will harness AI not just as a tool but as a collaborator, pushing the boundaries of innovation and expression.

In this era of immense technological progress, the fusion of AI and creative tools like Photoshop represents a glimpse into the vast potential of human-AI synergy. While we may not fathom the full scope of AI's transformative power today, its gradual integration into our lives hints at a future where possibilities are boundless and creativity knows no limits. Just as the internet reshaped the world, the burgeoning influence of AI promises to redefine our reality in ways we are only beginning to comprehend.

 

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Embracing the Dark Aesthetic: My Love for Horror Movies and Gothic Photography https://www.jonathanhallphotography.com/blog/2023/12/embracing-the-dark-aesthetic-my-love-for-horror-movies-and-gothic-photography

Embracing the Dark Aesthetic: My Love for Horror Movies and Gothic Photography

Horror movies, with their eerie atmospheres and spine-chilling narratives, have always held a special place in my heart. The thrill of the unknown, the adrenaline rush, and the goosebumps that follow a good scare – it's an experience that excites and captivates me like nothing else. But what's even more fascinating is how this passion seamlessly intertwines with my work as a photographer, especially in capturing the enigmatic essence of goth culture and goth girls.

The allure of horror films lies not just in the jump scares or the blood-curdling moments, but in the artistry behind the scenes. The play of light and shadow, the haunting landscapes, and the ability to evoke emotions that linger long after the credits roll – these elements of cinematography are what drew me into the world of horror. As a photographer, I found myself naturally gravitating toward similar visual aesthetics.

My journey into capturing the essence of goth culture through photography stemmed from this love for horror. The goth subculture, with its dark, romantic, and mysterious vibes, felt like an extension of the atmospheres I cherished in horror movies. The ethereal beauty and the striking, unconventional fashion of goth girls were elements I was keen to portray through my lens.

In my photography, I aim to not just capture images but to convey stories. Each photo becomes a visual narrative, a glimpse into a world that balances on the edge of darkness and beauty. The interplay of shadows, the contrast of light against dark, and the incorporation of elements from horror movies infuse my work with an eerie yet captivating quality.

Goth girls, with their distinctive style and a penchant for the macabre, became my muse. Through their personas and unique fashion choices, I found a canvas to express my fascination with the darker aspects of art and storytelling. Each photograph I take is a celebration of individuality, an exploration of the unconventional, and a homage to the allure of the mysterious.

Moreover, my love for horror movies has significantly influenced my approach to composition, lighting, and mood in my photography. Just as a horror director sets the stage for suspense and anticipation, I meticulously craft each photoshoot, paying attention to the smallest details to evoke a sense of eerie beauty.

Ultimately, the connection between my passion for horror movies and my photography work with goth girls is deeply rooted in the exploration of the unconventional and the celebration of the beauty found within the shadows. It's about embracing the darkness and finding artistry in the enigmatic, both on the screen and through the lens.

As I continue on this creative journey, my love for horror movies will always serve as a guiding force, infusing my photography with a unique blend of darkness, mystery, and alluring beauty.

In the end, it's the fascination with the unknown and the appreciation for the unconventional that fuels my artistic expression, allowing me to capture the captivating essence of goth culture and the haunting allure of horror in every frame.

 

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