By Jay P Morgan As we discussed previously, a commercial photographer’s goal is to meet the needs of his or her clients. Sometimes this means that the talent won’t look beautiful but rather terrible. One very common thing you will hear from talent is, “Do I look good?” Talent can be very self-conscious, and when […]
This shot was done on the same set as the Sumo Skiers. I wanted to do a skying shot we we left the backdrop up for several days. We moved the backdrop back and fourth to create the blur. There was tungsten light on the Back drop and I let the shutter go for a […]
. Our first light is a Dynalite Pack (MP800) and a studio head with a large Photoflex soft box. I add a grid to the soft box because the room is small, and I need to keep all of the light off the surrounding walls and ceiling.
Learn the difference between talent in commercial photography and portrait photography to improve your ads.
In today’s Slanted Lens lesson we will take a look at depth of field as a creative tool while shooting some fashion shots on location at Vasquez Rocks, CA.
Teri Groves from Makeup Magick (http://www.makeupmagick.com) joins us today to show us how to do zombie makeup.
This lesson shows how we balanced our strobes with a setting sun to get an interesting Author Portrait.
This is a simple look at how to shoot basic corporate portraits. When you take a job on to shoot an office full of people where doyou start?
In this lesson we look at how to make smoke lay on the water. It’s a very cool effect that is created by pumping smoke through a chill box.
Shooting events can be very hard and in this lesson I will share some lighting insights that will make it a bit easer.