There is something very dramatic about capturing waves on camera, especially during sunset. It seems I was not the only one trying to photograph and catch the wonderful moment when the waves hit the rocks and splash in the air!
After this particular portrait session I started thinking about whether I prefer the subject looking at or away from the camera. I concluded that there is something nice about both. When the subject stares at the camera it feels as if he is somehow engaging and communicating with the audience in a direct way whereas when he is looking away there is a feeling that
On a sunny day in spring, I would not ideally choose to do a portrait session at noon. However often there is no choice and we can't always pick the perfect hour when relying on natural light. So with a bit of extra thought we can avoid harsh shadows and unflattering light by staying away from direct sunlight and opting for shaded areas where the
When taking photographs and in this case outdoor photographs, sometimes the moment catches you by surprise while at other times you wait for the perceived image. I was at the beach on a photoshoot for a documentary movie taking portraits, when I suddenly caught sight of this beautiful flock of birds. I wish they had stayed a bit longer or I had spotted them
On Monday Elana Shap, Style Coach and I headed off to the Noga area to see who we could find to interview and photograph for our monthly Jpost fashion article. We look for people who have an interesting style or look like they have put some thought into what they are wearing. It is not important where their clothes came from or how expensive they
Together with Style coach Elana Shap (www.stylecoaching.co.il) I spent the morning photographing this lovely couple who were visiting from Germany. Rather than buying each other a christmas gift, Jan and Vanessa decided to have a photo session done (a yearly tradition of theirs).
A few weeks ago I took Max, who was visiting from the States, and his son in law on a personalised photo walk in Jaffa. We started in the Shuk HaPishpishim which is full of atmosphere and interesting people to photograph. For more info on my Photowalks go to www.nataliemuallem.com/workshops
On 19th February I photographed Masterchef finalist, Josh Steel, cooking up a gourmet meal at Meir Panim's free restaurant in Jerusalem. Meir Panim is a charity that helps disadvantaged people all around the country from all backgrounds by providing food and social service programs. You can read more about their work at http://www.meirpanim.org