- Simple tips for professional portraits
The great thing about a portrait lens (or prime lens) is its ability to take those amazing shots with your subject in sharp focus, while the background is blurred out with a beautiful soft-focus
Prime lenses allow you to shoot quality professional portraits with maximum aperture and advanced optics.
Originally from Cape Town, South Africa. The now Nelson based NZ pro photographer, Sven Martin, initially started shooting as a hobby in the skateboard industry while living in California, but his passion for mountain biking soon saw him travelling to some of the biggest races around the world, including the World Cup and Enduro World Series. In 2008, Sven decided to combine his love of action sports with photography to pursue it full time as a career and hasn’t looked back since. One of the top cycling photographers in the industry, being a professional rider in the past, has helped him develop a certain style and edge in his images as he knows the exact shots to get in order to create that emotional connection with the viewer.
Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales by Light offers a rare glimpse into the eyes and minds of some of Australia and the world’s best photographic storytellers.