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We are delighted to welcome Coloratti Federico Chiesa to the X-Rite Coloratti community. Federico is an Italian photographer and retoucher. He mainly shoots advertising, but also loves street photography and fashion. Based in Rome, he usually spends a few months… Read more Continue reading
If you think it is difficult to make one kid sit still long enough to get some decent shots, try photographing five. Fstoppers staff writer Corey Melton experienced this first hand when he was asked to shoot comedian Jim Gaffigan and his growing family for Jim’s new book Dad Is Fat. “I figured that this shoot [...]
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©John Tsiavis John Tsiavis has made a name for himself by his effortless yet evocative portraits of celebrities. But as we all you know, you need to step out of your comfort zone from time to time. When John was asked to shoot a series of images that were “unique in an interesting way” he saw [...]
Shooting outdoors always has its challenges, and when you’re shooting an ad for a car, the art director has locked down your camera, and you can’t move the car, you’ve got more than a few challenges to overcome. Peter Dawson, though, is up to the task and he reveals some of his techniques in this [...]
© Gina LeVay The legendary New York punk club, CBGB, may have closed, but they still run an annual music festival with 700 performers, playing in over 150 venues in NYC. Photographer Gina LeVay got the gig, photographing music legends such as Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) and Duff McKagan (Guns n’ Roses) to promote the festival. [...]
© Elena Zhukova In the Profoto blog tradition of massive shoots executed flawlessly in almost no time at all (I’m looking at you, Art Streiber!), we bring you Elena Zhukova’s Fleet Week portrait. Elena Zhukova is a San Francisco based commercial photographer who aims to create conceptual, thought-provoking work, whether it be for advertising or [...]
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© 2012 George Ferris George Ferris grew up with a love for beautiful imagery which eventually drove him to start creating his own. He says his composite workflow allows him to create “almost anything” and he’s always up for a challenge. Below, the process behind his series Urban Desert, in his own words. This series Continue reading
Here’s the way most of the world once worked. Geography, limited transportation, natural resource constraints, technology levels, familial expectation, and financial opportunities conspired to enforce the common practice that trade skills were handed down from one generation to another. Your father was a Sumerian who worked the fertile soil north of the Persian Gulf? You
Each month we highlight a certain item in Profoto’s rich assortment of Light Shaping Tools. We have previously covered the Umbrella XL, the HR Lantern, the Softlight Reflector, the Softbox 3×4’ RF, the ProRing 2, the Zoom Reflector, the Gia… Continue reading
Joey L., whom we’ve profiled before, was recently asked to do promo photography for the television show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, including group shots, individual portraits, white seamless shots, an album cover-style shot, and a host of o… Continue reading