Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Just because you are shooting a family portrait, it doesn’t mean that you have to subscribe to the same style photographers have been using for decades. As Benjamin Von Wong shows us, it pays to think outside of the box.
Night photography gives you a chance to have the type of shots that are out of the ordinary and not the same type pictures everyone else has.
There is more to photographing baseball than a telephoto lens and a press pass. Sports photographers have to be able to predict plays, be one step ahead of the players.
Called by some a must-see timelapse, Keith Loutit’s The Lion City is a visually stunning look at some of Singapore’s best sights. Loutit uses some unorthodox tilt shift techniques, citing that the effect not only makes the film more interesting, but it also signifies the intense heat and humidity present in the city.
The process of creating a photograph is different for every photographer and hearing those different stories can be a great source of inspiration. Below, you can watch a visual telling of how fine art photographer, Jessica Backhaus, uses her imagination and obsession with light as the driving forces behind her work.
Lighting for a mountain bike photoshoot can be tricky without the right equipment. Luckily, Trevor Sherwin is here to show us what he uses to take his best shots.
Taking pictures at night gives an image a completely different feel because it captures different stories of daily life, sometimes more dramatic than the ones captured during the day.
Leave it Alex Koloskov to make two ordinary liquor bottles look sexy for a commercial photoshoot. Not completely satisfied with the the initial rim light setup, Koloskov began doing what he does best–experimenting. Once happy with the lighting, Koloskov’s imagination kept working as he came up with a clever way to add a few drops of “sweat” to the bottles. Take a look at the following video to see the professional photographers ingenuity at work:
Despite the incredible advances in digital photography over the last ten years, if you want the ultimate in quality, the large format film camera still rules. For sheer definition and tonal range, large format film is unbeatable and as such there is still demand for large format cameras today. In this film we see how a Walker Titan SF 4×5 camera is made.
If you think you need a ton of expensive equipment to take high quality senior portraits, you may want to reconsider. As Michael Sasser demonstrates in the video below, all you really need is a camera and reflector.
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