Sorry, a MUA isn’t a new piece of gear… it’s a person. Working with a makeup artist (MUA) for the first time is a memorable experience. I used to think an MUA just put makeup on people, but that’s like saying a photographer just takes pictures. A good MUA is truly an artist, and their […]
Depending on what school of thought you come from there are a few rules that we’re going to break in this photographic exercise. We are going to intentionally put a light source into the frame of our photo and by doing this we are going to artistically create lens flare to add a warm ethereal […]
You know that I don’t do the kind of review that includes target charts and intricate sharpness comparisons using sub-nanometer precision tools, and when the lens says, “Leica” on the front I shouldn’t need to. That name on a modern lens equals quality and excellence, and the availability of Leica lenses is one of my favorite […]
I just got back from a week in Cologne Germany at the MASSIVE Photokina photo expo. Now I’m a trade show veteran, but the sheer scale of this 7 day show is unbelievable. No wonder manufacturers wait to release their newest products until this big gathering of visual creatives, every two years. If you’ve been […]
Silhouette: How I Got the shot gives tips on how you can quickly create a beautiful silhouette.
Scott Hargis is a highly respected architectural photographer with a massive portfolio filled with truly spectacular spaces photographed brilliantly. I wanted to know what made this guy tick, and what kind of architecture was his personal favorite to photograph. “There’s no one architectural or interior design style I prefer; so long as it’s GOOD design, […]
For the last year or so I’ve been fortunate enough to make pictures for a medical product company on a regular basis. Their product is markedly better than the alternatives and my images are used for marketing and educating surgeons. I get to work with top surgeons in the field, and it’s a true privilege […]