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How I Got The Shot
This is a follow-up article based on the article I wrote: “No Excuses! Making Photos No Matter What.” The article talks about what went through my mind when we were
(Vanelli’s note: Michèle Grenier, a talented sports photographer based out of Quebec City, Canada, needed 75 hours of mentoring before she could complete her degree in photography. After meeting her
Michèle Grenier, a talented sports photographer based out of Quebec City, Canada, needed 75 hours of mentoring before she could complete her degree in photography. I asked her to gather her thoughts and write this “How I Got the Shot: High Jump” article.
After binge watching Netflix’s “The Crown,” I was inspired to recreate the series poster. My goal was to keep the shoot simple, using minimal gear. Here’s how to consistently recreate
HDR Programs, such as Photomatix, do most of the heavy lifting when developing HDR images, but you first need to create quality images using a few essential tools – tripod, cable release and a good lens.
When shooting in low light situations, look for pockets of light to exposure your subject.
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.
Creating Lincoln’s Story is a short article on how I helped Adobe’s Dr Russell Brown get into character as I took his photo. The same tips can be used on set when dealing with an unemotional model or actor.
This article will solve the problem of COLOR MATCHING when composting two images that were not created under the same lighting conditions.
Lighting Fog : How I Got the Shot takes you through a 3 light set up using gels to produce some cool in camera effects.
Have you ever seen someone you would love to photograph but you don’t know how to approach them? “Talking to Strangers” tells a short story on how I asked a stranger to pose for a silhouette. Later we became friends.
Silhouette: How I Got the shot gives tips on how you can quickly create a beautiful silhouette.
As I was photographing a Cross Country race, we were hit by a heavy Florida rain storm. Luckily I had shelter under a tarp. I watched the high school kids
This article is part 2 of a 3 part series on How I Got the Shot Part 1: PLAN Part 2: PHOTOGRAPH Part 3: PROCESS The first article of this
On a recent photo shoot, we were tasked to make this gentle giant look fierce and menacing. Wardrobe got us about 40 percent there, a harsh beauty dish moved us
Sometimes I get a big idea. This one was all about creating a series across several athletes and sports. I wanted to photograph different sports using the same lighting and
Where can you find a realistic knights outfit that won’t drain your budget? If you live in a big city such as LA or Chicago you can visit a prop
How I Got the Shot For today’s case study, let’s go to the Carrier Dome in Syracuse New York. I’m getting ready to shoot a Lacrosse game between Syracuse and