I love to create images that require special effects. Many times I have turned to suspension to solve the photographic problems that are presented to me by Art directors
I have been shooting Advertising Photography for many years now. The thing that sets an Ad Photographer apart form other types of shooters is shooting to a comp.
There are several lighting positions that photographers have developed over the years
I am going to include a How To Video on Special effects form time to time. This is the first on making rain. Love Special effects and will look forward to producing these.
This is a Video Piece we shot on the 5D showing how we produced a single image of a woman on an Electra Bike. Its part of a DVD series that I produced about still lighting and camera basics.
One night I found a bee in my bedroom. It seemed odd to me since I have never seen a bee in the house before. Well the next night I found 2 bees in my room.
I did a shot on location of a woman dressed in fifties clothing at a 50’s style gas station. It was fun to work with the make-up and styling.
Three light Portrait – part 2. We are now going to add special effects to push a 3 light portrait into a Jay P.
This is the first in an on going series of Videos that I will post showing how I light and create images. My goal is to not just show the behind the scenes of my work but to provide easy to follow instructions on how to create the lighting you see. No guessing or trying to figure it out.
Happy Holidays! Wishing you a prosperous 2011!! Jay P Morgan did this shot last year as a Christmas Card for Palm Press. We shot our friend Kathy’s fat cat surrounded by the good old fashioned lights. Did the cat enjoy it? I don’t think so. Shooting a cat is like shooting a toddler, they only […]