I have a personal rule I follow when I travel, especially when I’m in Asia: I get an early start. Sure, I have my moments when I need to sleep in, but it’s just after sunrise when things are at their best. So this morning I woke up just before sunrise, ate breakfast, and set out on […]
Lately, I have been researching studio configurations. Jeremy Cowart’s Triptik Studio Walkthrough got the juices flowing; especially the rolling backdrop that doubles as storage for bounces, flags and other gear. My space is an open floorplan and I already have plenty of stuff on casters, including my edit desk. I’d never thought of something like […]
Recently, a post of mine shared the planning process and the initial set build for a portrait session for Atlanta musician Jeff Paige. This one deep dives into the rest of the details. Lighting Without question every photograph is all about the light. The tools available allow us to sculpt exactly the look and feel […]
A thoughtful, talented photographer passed away on Friday. Mr. Leonard Nimoy was a well-known actor and director. He was also involved in other art forms such as music and poetry and yes photography. He was born in Boston, MA and in addition to his over 130 acting credits, Nimoy had a dozen directing credits, including the 1987 […]
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending Capture Cinematic Weddings with Ray Roman in Fort Lauderdale. We learned how to maximize picture quality with proper exposure settings, understanding how to “master the speeches” and get perfect audio every time, and how to price & position our work to gain high-profile clients. It was great watching some of Ray’s favorite wedding films to help illustrate everything we were learning.
Today makes 25 years with Adobe Photoshop…. quite a feat if you think about all the ways the tool has affected the media landscape. From photographers and designers to architects and doctors, Photoshop has become synonymous with digital imaging. I’ve been a Photoshop user since 1991… it’s amazing how much has changed in that time. Let’s take […]
Thanks for all the great questions you’ve been sending in to the Photofocus podcast. This week we’re joined by guru and Photofocus contributor Nicole S. Young (nicolesy). Rich and Nicole tackle some great topics to help photographers.
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