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How I Got The Shot

How I Got the Shot: Karate Class in Low Light

(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

How I Got the Shot: The High Jump

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.

How I Got the Shot : HDR Interior Architecture

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.

Behind the Scenes with Dave Black

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.

Building a Story : How I Got the 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.

Talking to Strangers : How I Got the Shot

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.

The Viking | How I Got the Shot

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

The Fencing Prince | How I Got the Shot

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

Daytime Lacrosse with Auto ISO

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