The Advantages of Informal, Natural Light Portraits
They can look more modern than classic formal portraits with studio lighting. Your organization looks more modern with informal portraits.
New portraits don’t have to be an exact match to older ones. With natural light and mixed settings, all images work together to form a rich, visually diverse gallery.
They are less stressful for the subject, and on the budget. Big, imposing studio lights and bright flashes will tend to make the non-professional model less comfortable.
My method: find the right light, find good backgrounds, engage the subject, get the right expression.
Formal Portraits with Studio Lighting
There are times for formal portraits: actors may need them; winners of major awards might deserver a formal sitting.
I bring high end studio strobes, soft boxes, umbrellas, and backdrops to situations that require it.