The semi-private 2-day workshop in Sonoma has been sold out for June 28 and 29. The model is none other than our favorite, Luana Lani. It should be an interesting couple of days. I am looking forward to some wonderful weather and some great shooting. I’m really excited about this one because I just love [...]
Archive for May, 2008
Okay, okay – so it has nothing to do with photography. But as anyone who’s met me knows, I’m a wine guy. I’ve been really enjoying Conundrum lately, which is only $24 a bottle. The really nice thing about this white wine is that it’s great to drink any time, it’s not pretentious, and models [...]
Okay, this is one of those times I just have to rant. I don’t know what’s going on. I don’t know why people are stilling using it. Mapquest. If you wanna get somewhere, come on people, use Google Maps. Mapquest, quite frankly ummmm, sucks?
Let’s talk light meters. There seems to be a great deal of confusion out there about meters.
Okay, let’s talk about assistants… It’s one of those people that you can’t live without…and I guess you can’t live with either.
I’ll go over some lighting terminology here to get you a more familiar understanding of the language of photographers. This post contains definitions and diagrams.
fill light – lights everything the camera sees equally, controls depth of shadows and lighting contrast main light – creates shadow, shape and form, shows texture of an object rim light / accent light / hair light – creates separation and draws attention
I have a semi-private 2-day workshop scheduled for the weekend of June 28. We already have two people signed up but we need a third person to keep the costs down. The location is a gorgeous cabin in Sonoma, California. The models will be chosen by the attendees so this is a chance to shoot [...]
My production manager, Luana Lani, has suggested we do a group workshop in Prague (Czech Republic) or somewhere in eastern Europe. I’ve had a few people express interest in participating in this. I’ll work on the details and post more information in the next coming weeks. 10 attendees would be ideal so if you’re interested, [...]
I wanted to thank everyone who attended any of the workshops in LA last week. We had a great time and I think everyone learned a lot and came away with some great images.