Shooting in full sunlight! Tips and Tricks.
Sorry this took a few days to get to - I wanted to put something comprehensive together.
In short, the answer to getting photos that look like mine, is fill flash. And lots of it.
(Two flashes set camera left and right, and both at full power (or one at 1/2 and the other at 1/1, I can’t exactly recall.)
More under the cut.