One of the predicaments many new photographers find themselves in is quite painful – they don’t have a robust portfolio of images to get new clients. Yet, they need new
When photographing food, adding a utensil in the scene can imply the action of someone getting ready to eat the food, which can “humanize” your photograph and make it more
We had a chance to catch up with Dave Black at Photoshop World last month in Las Vegas. He sat with Photofocus’ Pamela Berry to go behind the scenes of 5 of his most recent commercial jobs, showing us how he set up and lit each image and got an amazing shot.
When I first started out with photography, natural light was my best friend. I didn’t have money for lights, so I learned to shoot using what was available to me.
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
For the past nine weeks I have been taking a ceramics class here in Portland, and on the last day I brought in my camera to photograph some of the
Some months ago, my friend Geoffrey Orthwein told me he was working on a screenplay with Andrew Sullivan. They hoped to shoot it in the summer of 2014 and asked if I would be interested in producing the film. Of course, I said “Yes”
We’d like to welcome Erik Valind to Photofocus. Be sure to catch his classes at Photoshop World in Atlanta April 810. A lot of forethought goes into making a photograph.