Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
You’ve even copied other people’s styles but they’re just good photos and they look the same as everyone else’s. They don’t stand out and nobody would instantly recognize them as yours. In other words, you have no distinct photographic style. What is photographic style and how do you establish your photographic style?
Filmmaker Jay P. Morgan, a Los Angeles based commercial photographer, inundates us with dozens of useful tips on outdoor corporate-style portraits in this short tutorial. It will walk you through a high-end Wall Street portrait session, focusing on the use of honeycomb grid spots and colored gels, and how they can impact and define the look of an image:
A vital part of running a photography business is managing your client’s expectations! This is where a client guide comes in, it is essentially a booklet or pamphlet that walks the clients through the booking process, informs them about you, pricing, what to expect, and any other information you want to relay.
Cold weather months are a wonderful time for taking photographs. Having a total switch to the natural environment, there are a lot of excellent photographic possibilities. Subject to the area, it could be slightly chilly or even freezing.
Throughout history, paintings have undergone a distinct revolution. When two-dimensional paintings were no longer popular, artists had figured out different ways to allow the third dimension to impact the painting. We call that third dimension “perspective,” and it’s just as important in photography as in painting.
Remember the movie Hot Dog? The 80′s comedy about a bunch of goofy skiers. Well imagine doing a whole commercial photo shoot in that style, and you’ve pictured photographer David Jackson’s latest project. Neon colored ski suits, big-haired blondes, and that creepy guy whose always recording everything on his VHS camcorder.
Here are some tips on how to capture your next holiday get-together using your point-and-shoot camera.
Zach Arias, an editorial photographer based out of Atlanta, Georgia, speaks in this video from Luminance 2012 about social media and its role in the life of a professional photographer. Through services like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, artists can connect with each other and with their audience in a way that was never possible before; this has changed the very face of industry, and photography is no exception.
Not many of us get to see a total solar eclipse in our lifetime. They are rare and brief. Even fewer, however, manage to capture one on film. Photographer Colin Legg is one of those few. Not only does he just film an eclipse, he climbs a 850m mountain and camps over night to do it. His efforts pay off in this short but fascinating timelapse:
We all have a clear idea of how important it is to be fast, coherent, precise and flawless on our photography assignments – but do we know how? do we have what it requires? how much would it cost to have an efficient and effective (digital) workflow?
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