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Doll Photography 101

Hello all!  So for the last couple of National Barbie Doll Collector Conventions I have been asked to do presentations on Doll Photography and blogging.  If anyone is interested in hearing these presentations and learning what I talked about, I will be attempting to rebroadcast them in parts every Friday over the next couple of months.

Starting Friday 2/23/18

2018-02-15 presentation shot 1

Here is the teaser video I released before the presentation.  Just click to play

And the introduction to the series video. Just click to play.

 

-Rebecca

 

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19 responses

  1. Thank you so much for this, I’m really looking forward to it!

    February 16, 2018 at 6:22 am

    • I’m glad! Hopefully you will find some useful information in this. Feel free to ask questions before hand or after.

      February 16, 2018 at 7:32 pm

  2. Lichel van den Ende

    ________________________________ Van: Inside the Fashion Doll Studio Verzonden: vrijdag 16 februari 2018 15:01 Aan: kunst@lichel.nl Onderwerp: [New post] Doll Photography 101

    raberry65 posted: “Hello all! So for the last couple of National Barbie Doll Collector Conventions I have been asked to do presentations on Doll Photography and blogging. If anyone is interested in hearing these presentations and learning what I talked about, I will be at”

    February 16, 2018 at 6:27 am

  3. Marilyn

    I’m very interested in hearing your presentations! I’m also still struggling with jealousy over your Elyses (Elysei?)!

    February 16, 2018 at 6:36 am

    • LOL! Well..hopefully the jealousy won’t prevent you from enjoying the presentations.

      February 16, 2018 at 7:33 pm

  4. Johnny

    Very interested, your photography is lovely.

    February 16, 2018 at 6:46 am

    • Thank you so much Johnny!

      February 16, 2018 at 7:33 pm

  5. I’m so excited! Just the other day I was looking at your photo shoot and trying to figure out how you light your scenes. I almost bought a set of 2 lights on stands from Amazon, they came with 4 bulbs in each light along with diffusers. Now I will wait and see what you suggest. Particularly how many bulbs to use in each stand, and what type of bulbs are best.

    February 16, 2018 at 8:07 am

    • Great questions Pink Peonies! I am not sure if I will be able to go into specific details ( light bulbs) in the segment on lighting but feel free to ask as many questions as you would like. I generally go for daylight light bulbs but frankly…color gets modified by your camera and post processing so the actual light bulbs are not necessarily as much of a factor as it used to be. In general though…I try to go for anything that will give me something that mimics actual sunlight. That is usually a “daylight” light bulb and they tend to be bluer in tint to the florescent bulbs we normally get. Hope this helps

      February 16, 2018 at 7:37 pm

  6. romitazz

    Can’t wait! Thanks Rebecca – I’m really looking forward to this!

    February 16, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    • Hope you find it useful! Thank you 🙂

      February 19, 2018 at 7:07 am

  7. Stephanie

    This is soooooo exciting!!! Thank you for doing this! I missed that convention so I am glad that I can still see the information that you shared!!

    February 16, 2018 at 7:35 pm

    • I’m glad your excited Stephanie! Hopefully you will come away with some information you find useful. Stay tuned 😉

      February 16, 2018 at 8:02 pm

  8. Lisa

    Your work is amazing Rebecca. Looking forward to your presentations. Thank you ~

    February 16, 2018 at 9:40 pm

    • Aww! Thank you Lisa. Hope you find the rebroadcast segments useful.

      February 19, 2018 at 7:08 am

  9. Mary

    Enjoy you photos so very much and look forward to gaining from you wisdom. I love photographing my dolls and use photos on my phone. I could really use some tips on improving capturing those images. Thank you for your contribution to the doll community.

    February 17, 2018 at 8:59 am

    • Thank you so much Mary. I am glad you enjoy my imagers and hope you can walk away from these rebroadcast segments with some useful information. Feel free to ask questions after the segments. I will try to be good about answering them all on the blog.

      February 19, 2018 at 7:10 am

  10. Vernola Kernan

    Will the presentations be live, and if so, what time will it start? Or, will I be able to tune in at my convenience?

    Vernola ________________________________

    February 19, 2018 at 5:51 am

    • Great question Vernola! Actually the segments won’t be live…just taped segments so you can watch at your convenience. If you have questions after the segment, feel free to put them in the comments section and I will try to be timely in responding. Also..if I have a bunch of questions, I will just do another segment to answer them as best as I can.

      February 19, 2018 at 7:11 am

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