Sometimes when I shoot an image I not happy with the result. Over time and as my skills evolve I sometimes revisit older images and re-edit them to see if I can achieve the look and feel I was attempting in the first place. Here is am example of a rework of an older image that I did some fixing to remove distracting elements. The model is Kerri Taylor Enjoy!!!
I was asked to photograph an international artist and good friend for his up coming exhibition in China
Richard Jochum is a studio member at the Elizabeth Foundation of the Arts and an adjunct professor at Teachers College Columbia University in the Department of Arts and Humanities and the Film and Education Research Academy FERA. He has worked as a media and video artist since the late 1990s and has had numerous international exhibitions and screenings. Richard received his PhD from the University of Vienna (1997). His MFA in sculpture and media art is from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna (2001). Richard’s art practice is accompanied by publications and research in the field of cultural theory and contemporary art and he has been awarded several grants and prizes. His most recent public art installation is a flip book with 30 light boxes in a public railroad tunnel in Austria.
I was hired to shoot jewelry created by a local artist. She works in Silver, Copper
and Stainless Steel. Each ring is hand made and assembled to form the complex pieces.
You can find her here on Facebook
This is some of the images I shot this month when I was hired to shoot a wedding. I try to shoot creatively and using as much light style and little post work to get to my final image. The shots I use a single strobe and the setting sun to create a mood, very little work was done in post. The real trick is mixing strobe light and sun light, what makes it a challenge is the setting sun and the color shift as it fall over the horizon.
I have been studying elements of the photography used in Real Estate sale material. I found this very insightful how to for realtors to use when taking pictures of there listings.
I fund these tips here Web Real Estate Market web site
Photography tips for listing agents
You will need: A camera, a towel, a table or sturdy flat surface, a hammer, a phone and a room that needs to be photographed.
- Remove camera from case.
- Remove battery from camera and put it in your pocket.
- Place towel on flat surface.
- Place camera on top of towel.
- Fold towel over camera until it is completely covered.
- Pick up the hammer and hit the camera at least 10 times. When the camera is flat you have hit it enough times.
- Use the phone to call a photographer.
- Carefully pick up the towel and keep it folded and toss it in the trash (this part may take some practice).
- Take the battery to a recycling center.
- Hire a professional photographer