I found a great site to help make the buying process easier. Go to camerarocket.com . Type in the camera you want to compare and they will give you a side by side comparison of the some of the most important features.Read More → Share
The elinchrome zoom spot that I use has leafs in the unit that allow me to cut the light in interesting ways. The spot was the main light and just to camera left I used and large soft box to bring up the levels lighten up the dark pink edges. I used a wide angle lens with me sitting on the floor a few feet in front of Alexia…this ...Read More → Share
Here is a shot of fitness model Gidget. This was shot late afternoon by the pool. This was a 4 light set-up.
The main was a beauty dish set above camera just high enough to give the “paramount lighting” effect on the models face. This is sometimes called butterfly light. This is were there is a slight shadow just under the nose of the model, this was mastered by Paramount ...Read More → Share
Recently I was reading a discussion about shooting models with ink. This falls into the category of personal taste or for a specific project. This image was shot and published in “Inked Girls Magazine”. Trisha is a great model to work with and has a face of an angel. Her ink is beautiful to look at and so this worked for a specific genre of photography. Without question she ...Read More → Share
The other day a discussion was brought up about the right shoes for a complete look. Here is a great example of the right shoes for the right job! Mistress Alexia is sporting lace up boots that complete the the sexy biker look.
This image was shot against the flats that were used in the “Red Neck Movie Night” photo shoot. The key light was a ...Read More → Share
Todays post is of Mistress Alexia (stage name) shooting a hi-key image. Choosing the right model is key in creating a mood. Here Alexia with the look in her eye gives you “the look” that can cause you to melt. With the prop in her hand this takes on a whole new meaning.
This was shot using three heads. Two directly behind her shooting through white plexiglass. Then a ring ...Read More → Share
I shot this for Croatian Playboy and this is one of 5 images published. This one was a full page. MUA Michael Lejon.
Nada was placed in a large doorway with an 8′ x 8′ silk raised to cut down the direct sunlight. A beauty dish was place in front of it to raise the level on her upper body and face. The back lighting was created by ...Read More → Share
Here is an example of controlling harsh sunlight.
Brenda was placed in the door way of an exterior entry way into the bedroom. The sun was high in the sky and very unflattering. A 8′x8′ silk was placed over her head to cut down the intensity of the sun. A beauty dish was our main light set at f4 1/250 iso 50. Two open flash heads were placed in the bedroom to raise the level to an ambient tone to camera ...Read More → Share
This episode shows adding props to the set and directing their placement from behind the camera to make sure they’re in the prefect position. Plus he voices a few tips on where to look for props.Read More → Share