Sioux Falls Spotlight: Bravo Photography

Jonathan Bravo, of Bravo Photography, has been known as the King of Senior Photos since the year after I graduated high school in 2014. He produces high quality images, does whatever it takes to get the perfect shot, and is always down to make his clients’ crazy ideas come to life – whether that be a Senior Session at Buffalo Wild Wings or an Engagement Shoot at HuHot Mongolian Grill. 

I’ve had the opportunity to watch Bravo in action at two different occasions. The first was back in 2014 when he shot my close friend’s senior pictures. This is when his personality really shines, and his humor definitely comes in handy – he will do and say just about anything to get a real smile out of his clients, and that truly makes a difference. The second opportunity I had was watching Bravo shoot a dear friend’s wedding this last winter. Honestly, my favorite takeaway from that, was that Bravo was barely noticeable. He got incredible shots of both the ceremony and reception without stepping on any toes.

Below are a few of my absolute favorite senior portraits shot by Bravo. Don’t forget to check out his website for more! And get the perfect mixture of his humor and talent on his social media pages @jbravsd.

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Design Principles: Proportion

Proportion is defined as the size relationships within a composition. Proportion is super important and evident in every aspect of design. In photography, proportion is essential to keeping the photograph look real. In layout, proportion is used to create a sense of depth in a design, as well as create hierarchy.

As you know by now, I have created a design for each principle to give my viewers a real-life example. Below, the triangles of varying sizes, stacked atop one another, create a sense of depth. The larger ones appear to be in the foreground while the smaller ones fall into the background.

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Sioux Falls Spotlight: Trevor Nelson

Trevor Nelson: plant guy, college student, best friend, underrated landscape photographer. Trevor is one of the lucky ones who often have the opportunity to travel, but lucky for us, he always brings along his camera. Check out some of his coolest photos below, and make sure to give him a follow on Instagram!

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