Baby boy portraits
turning a beautiful backdrop into white nothingness. As a remedy, I often underexpose just slightly and preserve details in the sea and sky. It’s a delicate balance as I don’t want to underexpose the skin so far that I can’t get good skin tones. Luckily, by shooting RAW and checking my highlight alerts or “blinkies” carefully, with a little dodging and burning in post processing, I can usually achieve a middle ground that allows me to showcase both subject and seascape.