I shoot connected to a computer that’s placed for both of us to see – as we shoot – and we’re able to evaluate what we’re getting in real time
I’ll admit it: When it comes to photography, I’m far more of a technician than I am creative. I may have a rough idea of what I want to accomplish, but until I actually get the model or client in front of the camera and we start shooting, the possibilities are virtually endless. I like shooting without a specific plan because it makes for an organic shoot – it starts as one thing and often gradually progresses into something entirely different. Continue reading “Anatomy of a Figure Shoot”
Before you start digging through the phone book and looking at countless galleries online, take a moment and learn what a headshot is and what purpose it serves.
The need is simple: You need an acting or modeling headshot. The problem is, you’re not quite sure what a headshot is or how to go about finding a photographer who can give you what you need. Before you start digging through the phone book and looking at countless galleries online, take a moment and learn what a headshot is and what purpose it serves. Continue reading “Headshot Photography Basics”
How do you go about creating a portrait that transcends the ordinary? Start with a New York musician who’s looking for something a little bit different, add a Tucson photographer, mix in a touch of imagination and a dash of willingness to experiment, then start chipping away at the box. It may take some time; in this case, what might’ve normally been an hour-long shoot turned into nearly three hours and over two hundred shots. In the end, we had some spectacular images – not only traditional fare, but beautiful shots like these, as well:
Like photography, modeling is a business. Do you really have what it takes? And where does one even begin?
You’ve got the look. People are always telling you that you should get into modeling. Well, it may or may not be obvious, but just as photography is about more than just having a good camera, modeling is about far more than simply how you look. Like photography, modeling is a business. Do you really have what it takes? And where does one even begin?
Check out modelingtip.com for a wealth of information and advice for aspiring models and actors, from how to get started with a portfolio to working with agencies, and everything in-between.
There’s just something about eyes. It doesn’t matter whose eyes: Young or old, woman or man. The eyes tell a story. Or, at least, they hint at one.
What makes a portrait special?
For me, it’s all about the eyes…
I’ve had an interest in photography since I was a kid. In fact, it’s hard for me to remember a time when I didn’t have a camera of some sort, though some of my earliest were no more than pinhole cameras made out of Kodak™ film boxes.
But it wasn’t until I hit high school that I really began to develop a passion for photographing people. I began to understand that photographing people was about capturing moments in time, that the photographs that I took were a record of that specific moment – an instant that would and could never happen again. Continue reading “It’s all about the eyes…”