Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. Today, we chat with commercial photographer and film director Jay P. Morgan! We
Holy cow, it’s the holidays. Yeah, crept right up on me. With family and friends getting together, you could have a golden opportunity to make terrific portraits. If you don’t
A storyboard is a great way to plan your next photo or video shoot. It creates a roadmap that helps everyone on the crew, as well as the client, know
Steve Glynn makes portraits using the tintype process (learn more about tintypes in this article) and a large format camera. This combination is striking — it yields a very shallow depth
There are plenty of articles and videos on Personal Projects here on PhotoFocus and how important they are for us to learn, grow and have fun with our photography.
Here’s a journey through the past 100 years of cinema. This video was crafted by Jacob T. Swinney, and he picked what he felt was the most memorable shot from
On this #Inspiration episode of the Photofocus podcast Marco invited two guests and discussed these topics: Get to know an inspirational photographer: This month our guest Monika Andrae introduces you to
If you’ve had the pleasure of converting film slides of days gone by to the digital format, you may have experienced that bittersweet feeling of excitement mingled with a tinge
I’ve been making photographs for most of my life. I grew up in Boise, Idaho. Then, there weren’t many concerts by famous groups because Boise was too small and kinda
With the popularity of film finding its way into photographer’s hands, headlines are still reading, Why Film is Better than Digital and Comparing Film vs Digital. Isn’t the Debate Over?
Of all the benefits to learn and practice the art of photography, the number one objective held sacred among professionals and enthusiasts worldwide is the preservation of memories; those occasions
Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated. It is a college-level course in plain English for free at
Grain is a word used in film photography to describe the fineness of detail a film or paper is capable of capturing. Landscape photographers typically want the finest detail possible,
It is not very long, but this video walks through the history of cinema while inspiring the watcher with quotes from famous films. You need not be a filmmaker to be inspired; just a storyteller.
Producer is a title which is often misunderstood. We will start by clarifying the various applications of the title. As you read, please keep in mind the following caveats. First, it is not uncommon for people to wear one or more Producer hats on a film. Second, the following definitions are as close as one can come to a standard, but every set and every production company may apply the titles differently.
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”
I was having just this conversation the other day. I think this video captures the experience of shooting film with zero snark and just a touch of nostalgia. It seems
This past week I had a chance to get reacquainted with one of my longtime favorite (but obscure) image plugins. The aptly named Film Stocks plugin from Digital Film Tools