Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
This is a super fun behind-the-scenes video of a shoot for the band Fighting for Ithaca, taken on a playground in gorgeous North Vancouver, Canada. This is an exciting session to watch; for the signature shot, the photographer mounts his whole setup, including Nikon D700 with Sigma 15mm fisheye lens and a strobe with an umbrella attached, to a merry-go-round, photographing the band in front of a spinning background.
In the 30-minute long video below, Moshe Zusman shows photographers an approach to lighting for a variety of scenarios. The seminar is aimed at educating viewers on how they can achieve perfect lighting in any location and is helpful for photogs of any level. Everthing from wedding photography, portraits, to shooting outdoors at night is covered. Plus, Zusman shares a few example photographs, breaking down how each was taken.
Consider this. During the first month, your child sleeps up to 16 hours a day. Imagine, the most adorable and beautiful subject on earth will stay put for you – for up to 16 hours a day for 30 days – until you get a perfect portrait of him or her. I think even the highest paid model will have a hard time doing that and would, in all probability, throw a tantrum after a day.
Here is a chance to learn to some principles of lighting for portraiture and beauty from former teacher, Joey Quintero who is employed at Impact Studio Lighting. Plus, the hour and half long lesson is totally free of charge. During the course, Quintero will teach viewers about an assortment of lighting modifiers and their practical applications in addition to the more technical side of lighting which deals with lighting ratios, color wheels, and more.
Quitting is underrated, according to photographer Chase Jarvis. Despite the stigma that surrounds being “a quitter,” Jarvis happily admits to being one and recognizes its usefulness in his career path. He quit medical school, then quit a PhD program in Philosophy of Art to pursue his creative dreams.
As Winter approaches and snow vacations are already at sight, one just simply gets the will and inspiration to shoot incredible and mesmerizing pictures from our snow expeditions. But ever wonder how exactly you should do it?
This year, photographer Steve McCurry was put in charge of creating the 2013 Pirelli calendar, a prestigious calendar given only to select VIPs and Pirelli customers. This year’s calendar features models with great causes ranging from environmental issues to helping keep children educated, and is located in the beautiful Rio de Janeiro.
Roger Brooks teaches us the fine points of interior photography in this comprehensive and informative walk-through. An experienced architectural photographer on the Vancouver scene, he shows us his approach to the capturing of the inside of a home, with techniques valuable not only to real-estate and commercial photography, but applicable in photographing any static scene:
In this tutorial, photographer Jay P. Morgan demonstrates how to balance strobe lighting with the ambient lighting created by a sunset to compose a striking portrait. Taking advantage of both natural and artificial lighting, Morgan starts by setting his background exposure, adds a key light on his subject, adds a strobe light to illuminate a prop in the background, and lastly a light panel to reflect light back onto his subject’s face.
When you hear the word New York City, nature is typically not one of the first things to come to mind. However, photographer Jamie Scott’s latest photography project involves just that. Scott spent six month taking photos in Central Park during the seasonal changes into autumn to create an amazing timelapse:
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