Fashion Photography Tips on Lighting

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After posting this image on my Instagram yesterday I had so many questions about the lighting so I wanted to share the settings and lighting for the photos.

These photos are from a recent Lookbook shoot I photographed for The Perfext. Most of the day was spent in studio ( I will be sharing those photos and settings soon as well)
As for these photos, we literally stepped outside (...)

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Chriselle Lim Wearing Balmain at Paris Fashion Week

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I am having such a great time creating these Paris photo diaries for Chriselle each day of Paris Fashion Week!
It is amazing and so inspiring to see the shows and for me it's even more inspiring to see the Parisian lifestyle and the city of lights in all of its romance. I thought I would give a little behind the scenes breakdown of the day. A little about the (...)

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Cafe’ Valentino with Chriselle Lim

Paris Cafe Chriselle Lim wearing valentino

A Paris Cafe', Chriselle Lim , & Valentino = a photographer's dream. I love making photogrpahs in Paris becaouse every street corner is inspiring. The streets and Cafe' just ache with history and soul. It truly is just a feeling of artisitic inspiration.
I could talk about that for days so I wil move on to my photo tips.
For 10 days I shot Paris Fashion Week. Very different from (...)

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Paris Streets Valentino Dream dress and Chriselle Lim

Paris Streets Valentino Dream

This Valentino dress was made for Chriselle lim to wear on the streets of paris and I am so glad I got to capture it.
Paris Fashion Week is intense. Everything happens so fast and as a photographer I have to be prepared to get The Shot and move on. Today I woke up super ealry and did location scouting. I knew we had to stay close to the house (...)

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Photoshop Beauty Actions Available now!

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These Jana Williams Beauty Actions are perfect for the photographer that doesn't want to spend time becoming a photoshop expert. These actions will help your workflow be faster and elevate your images. With these Beauty Actions, you can quickly soften skin, brighten areas that are too dark, sharpen specific parts of your image, define and sharpen the entire image, and warm or cool your photograph in a snap! I am (...)

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Paris fashion with Chriselle Lim

Paris fashion Week Chriselle Lim photo by Jana Williams

Paris fashion week is a dream come true for a romantic photographer like me:) As soon as we landed and spoted this beautiful Parisian balcony Chris and I had to take advantage of it. My setteings for fashion are a little different then my settings for weddings. I close my apeture to around 5.6 for fashion so I can show the deatils of the outfits.
Stay tuned for more Paris (...)

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Los Angeles Fashion Shoot for The Perfext

Los angeles fashion photographer , The Perfext, rosie huntington, gigi hadid, kylie genner, jamie chung,

I have been working with The Perfext since the very beginning.
I remember for the first lookbook shoot we used a friend as the model and shoot against a white wall. It was definitely grassroots.
The Perfext has used me for every single shoot since and it feels like family. I have watched the line go from the very beginning to now. A now celebrities like Rosie Huntingington, GiGi Hadid, (...)

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