In this lighting tutorial, we will be looking at the area of coverage of the different grid spots and how to pan grids in order to flag the light.
Happy Holidays & Happy New Year We wanted to end this year with something special for our viewers. Why not a giveaway then?! Our friends at Glidecam are offering an HD-2000 hand-held camera stabilizer to one lucky viewer. This is the same model that I use on my shoots and I love it. To enter just […]
In these segments we will be teaching you how to make affordable equipment. We are starting with a Shoulder Rig.
A Photographer’s Steps to Working in Advertising Step 1: Find a Hobby By Jay P Morgan If you’re a photographer and you want to get started in the advertising industry, one way to start is to get a hobby. Nice try: not photography! It’s not a hobby. It’s your profession. So branch outside the world […]
We are going to share some tips on how to successfully shoot on location and make the day go more smoothly. This will break down how to be prepared to shoot and support a crew on location. We will also break down the lighting and physical logistics of shooting our warrior princess.
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.