The Breckenridge Ice Castles are an amazing venue to photograph in. Every year as soon as it gets cold, they start adding water a little at a time, and allowing it to freeze into beautiful formations. This year they also added colored LED lights inside the ice itself to further add to the surreal beauty of the place. When this model contacted me about doing a winter photo shoot in Breckenridge, I knew this had to be the place.
Flash has a rather underserved reputation for only being useful for indoor or nighttime photography. In fact, nothing can be further from the truth. When the camera’s flash is the only light used to illuminate a scene, the light can look garish and uneven. Flash, technically called “fill flash” is best used to fill in[more…]