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 […]
I started photography by shooting film in high school just before the turn of the century, and I don’t miss film one bit. It’s so wonderful to see a photograph on the back of the camera and see how the composition and the highlights are working, and then make changes. I don’t know what I […]
Thanks to our friends at Drobo, we are thrilled to announce our “Featured Photo Contest.” Every week we will pick a photo that is posted to our Facebook or Google+ communities and feature it on Photofocus! Then each month we’ll open voting from the community. The top vote getter will win a special prize from our partners at Drobo as […]
This week’s podcast interviews photographer Chris Smith. Chris is a Chicago based photographer and an expert and understanding light. Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Chris Smith Chris Smith is a Chicago photographer who splits his time between being a high school physics teacher. Chris’s […]
If you have traveled to anywhere considered “touristy”, then you probably already understand the woes of being a photographer who has too many people in the scene they want to photograph. Even if it’s just one person in your way, by the time that person leaves it is usually replaced with another (or more). The good news […]
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.
(This is the second in a series of posts I’m writing about shooting with Fuji cameras.) While most of us might not think of a compact camera with a fixed lens as a first choice for landscape photography, the Fuji X100T is a very capable landscape shooter none the less. To those who think a […]