It is probability you know the Jeremy Cowart´s pictures, but what do you know about the men?
Jeremy Cowart is speaking at Lifeway's NOW Conference. I had the privilege to shoot his interview for it.
by Neil Hoppe
It is probability you know the Jeremy Cowart´s pictures, but what do you know about the men?
Behind the Scenes look at a shoot with Art Brewer for Muscle & Fitness Her's Magazine.
by Art Brewer
War Photographers in action.
by Magnus Persson
I have been following Aaron for a long time, first with his blog, and after that with his Flickr page. Aaron is an incredible expert retoucher and advanced photoshop user.
Final image. |Technical Details
by Aaron Nace
Our dear friend Paolo Martinez send us a old BTS video about LOME' Band.
This is the official backstage of LOME' Band's shooting.
750 shots, 4 hours of work, 9 people involved in the project, 3 days to editing video.
Filmed by Clo
Editing by Paolo Martinez
Follow Yuri on a guided tour in his new studio!
For more information about Yuri Arcurs, visit http://www.arcurs.com
For more information about the equipment Yuri talks about, visit http://goecker.dk/ or http://www.profoto.com
2.17.11. . .It was an exciting morning for National Archives at College Park, MD staff when famed photographer and documentarian Annie Leibovitz came for a special shoot for her upcoming book "Pilgrimage." National Archives conservators handled original Mathew Brady glass plate negatives of Abraham Lincoln for Ms. Leibovitz while she and her two assistants photographed them as part of her latest project which features images she took of places and objects that are associated with famous deceased people like Virginia Woolf, Sigmund Freud, Emily Dickinson and Eleanor Roosevelt.
A portrait series this time, of Jack, the 'father' of Ma Trésors Qualité modeling.
Sylvia, the owner of Ma Trésors the modeling agency, invited me to do a fotoshoot with Jack. Of course I agreed immediately, he’s a great model!
Photography - Vincent Kos
Shoot videograaf - Marcel van Beek (wildcart.nl)
Model - Jack Reijnhoudt @Ma Tresors
Shot with Leica M9 with Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 lens @Transcontinenta
Results also can be seen here: vincentkos.blogspot.com/2011/02/jack-ma-tresors.html
by Vincent Kos
A behind the scenes look at a body painting photo shoot. The project is a collaboration of Clark Vandergrift and Jen Seidel. Director of Photography for the video production is Franklin Fitzgerald
by Clark Vandergrift
Our dear friend, Scott Hugh Mitchell, sends us this BTS video.
behind the scenes of five fashion editorials with Scott Hugh Mitchell fashion photographer.
by scott mitchell
Adorama Photography TV presents "How'd They Do That" featuring Patrick Ernzen. In this episode, Mark talks with Patrick about his unique style of photography. He also talks about his passion for taking photos with film.
Visit adorama.com/alc/ for more videos!
The video is about our experience shooting white subject on a wackgound in product photography.
The full article with examples is on the blog:
By Alex Koloskov
Feathers and chiffon, short packets and long tunics, Odette and Odile, Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis. Everybody Dance! The editors thank the Mikhailovsky Theatre for their help in organizing the survey.
by Vogue Russia
Jay P. Morgan Photography.
I have been shooting Advertising Photography for many years now. The thing that sets an Ad Photographer apart form other types of shooters is shooting to a comp. In advertising photography I am often handed a marker drawing and asked to create this drawing as a photograph. The placement of copy and headlines have all been predetermined in the comp and my job is to bring the comp to life. Not all assignments are like this but many are. Many times we have all the elements from backdrops to clothing created so that they will match the comp. Some say its not very creative but I disagree. Its a superb challenge to take a comp and realize the vision of your Art Director. When I combine my style with the Art Directors vision very cool things happen. It sends you down paths that you may have never traveled before. I shot this on the Hasselblad H2 with a P30+ back. For lighting I am using Hensel strobes all the way now. They are small and deliver great power. I never thought I would change but seeing the Hensel Porty packs changed my mind. It was a great shoot.
by Jay P. Morgan
Yes, we found all about photography. Now the model is Barbie. Incredible.
This video was created to show a glimpse of what goes on during a BFMC photo shoot.
The final picture | The book
by Paul Jordan
My friend Jeremy Cowart put out a great DVD on the ins and outs of being a professional photographer. He shows you everything from creating a vision, to computer work, shooting skills and tons of live on location videos of him shooting. You will learn a lot. Yes this is a trailer and yes you will have to go to his site if you want to buy it. Which you should, you will thank me later!
Jeremy Cowart is a professional photographer from Nashville, Tennessee. Beginning his photography career in 2005, Jeremy quickly became a respected artistic voice in the industry. Having shot numerous musicians, entertainers and celebrities, Jeremy is also the founder of Help Portrait, a worldwide movement of photographers giving free portraits to those less fortunate. As his list of clients continues to grow, so does Jeremy?s desire to improve, share, teach, and give back to those around him.
You can catch Jeremy on PurePhoto @ jeremycowart.purephoto.com/
To commemorate the opening of Madame Tussauds Presidential Gallery in Washington, D.C. newscast was commissioned to photograph all 44 Presidents. We choose Union Station as the location and here's a quick behind the scenes look at getting all 43 figures together for one photo.
This film documents a Full Moon Night Photography Workshop in the Big Bend region of West Texas led by photographers Scott Martin and Lance Keimig. Learn more at on-sight.com and thenightskye.com
by Mark & Angela Walley
Men, all old school is here, LL Cool J, Ice T, Mc Hammer, Salt and Pepa.... wow. I grew up listening my hip hop collection of LP and CD´s.
Photographer Jonathan Mannion, a native of Cleveland, OH, began capturing images of up-and-coming urban music superstars after working for a year with world-renowned photographer Richard Avedon. In 1996, Mannion began his professional career by shooting the photographs for the classic hip-hop album "Reasonable Doubt" by Jay-Z. In the years since then, Jonathan's photography has grown alongside the culture he so loves, helping to visually define an era of urban music. As DJ Quik once pointed out to him, the world sees hip-hop through his eyes. Mannion views the opportunity to contribute to the genre as a blessing.
"I'm just a messenger, and I¹ve been given a talent to document an extremely important era of music history. I have a love for hip-hop that goes back to when I was a teenager, and I feel blessed to have had the chance to shoot the artists I've worked with. I've had the opportunity to grow with them and the photos I've shot over the years have become visual bullet points of their creative evolution and mine."
Mannion's images attempt to push the boundaries of his art, by constantly re-examining and redefining the celebrity portrait. The influence of his work extends beyond the world of urban music. The broad range of subjects revealed by his lens include NBA superstars Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Shaquille O'Neal, Magic Johnson and 7 time Tour De France winner Lance Armstrong.
"My work is very intimate. I want people to feel like they're being let in to these superstars' lives through my pictures."
Soulful, pensive, often confrontational, and always beautiful, Jonathan's portraits attempt to blend the heroic with the intensely personal. Jonathan Mannion has already made a lasting mark on the collective American psyche, with no sign of slowing down. His celebrity portraits are often the first images that come to mind when thinking of the top talent in the music industry and the stars of the sports world. Jonathan Mannion's vision has indeed become our vision, and his creations have become an essential medium for the message of an entire generation.
by Jonathan Mannion | website
We try to be always the first in show you the last. Today another amazing BTS video by Eva Jinn Productions
Benjamin Von Wong
Kayla St. Cartier
Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Patrick N. Perrin
Eva Jinn Productions
Anick Morel - facebook.com/anick.morel.photographe
Christine Claire Deita
Video and editing by Andres Hernandez
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When the show's over, the work still goes on. This is a quick video promo showing Kai's photo shoot with FLEX magazine the day after the 2010 Olympia.
by Mike Pulcinella Video
We do not forget us "forensic" section, today Mario Testino.
Mario uses only the natural light from the windows and a black card to get more shadows on the face of Kirsten. Two things, Mario uses a tripod to get a sharp image, and a computer to visualize the pictures. Simple, but the images are incredible.
Video by Brian Quist
To know more about Brian, visit his website: http://www.brian-quist.com
Video by Brian Quist
7.2.11 | @my garage studio
The preparation and shooting for 52 Weeks Project's shot number 6, 2011 edition.
The decision to resume the look "gangsta" is to promote the publication of the book "52 Weeks project - 2010
edition" that you can buy on blurb.com
The final shot:
You can buy it here:
Filmed by Canon G12
Editing video: Final Cut Express
Motion Titles: Apple Live Type
Music: Force Maker, performed by Brian Eno
by Paolo Martinez
A behind the scenes look at the photo shoot for the THR 80th Anniversary issue. Featuring some of the biggest names in the business, both on screen and off.
I know that is not exactly photography, but I like it.
Take a look at a few of the projects we have been lucky enough to be a part of over the last 5 years.
Now that you have seen the chopper in action, checkout what it produces here:
Song: Vector Lovers by Tokyo_Glitterati
Behind the scenes of the Hatian band Harmonik
Photographer - Peter Langone
Digital Technician - Nelson Chaves
Photo Assistant - Johnny Lynch
Editor - Carlos nunez
by Peter Langone
Pete Eckert is a totally blind person. But through his photography, he proves that he IS a visual person, he just can't see.
Pete was the Grand Prize recipient of Artists Wanted: Exposure 2008, an international photography competition, and was awarded $2,008 with a formal reception at Leo Kesting Gallery in New York City on Thursday August 7, 2008.
Artists Wanted is proud to present this truly inspiring portrait of the artist.
For more information: ArtistsWanted.org
Join us on Facebook: Facebook.com/ArtistsWanted
Bill Cunningham New York is a documentary by Richard Press that celebrates the storied life and career of New York Times Photographer Bill Cunningham. It his theatres March 16, 2011. Find out where it's playing in your area here: zeitgeistfilms.com/billcunninghamnewyork
by So Haute
Bill Cunningham's overview of men's style before it disappears under winter coats: Young men are tweaking classic looks with unexpected color.
Related Videos: http://bit.ly/5HdguW
Take a behind-the-scenes look at Peter's Sports Illustrated cover shoot with USC linebackers Clay Matthews, Rey Maualuga and Brian Cushing.
by Peter Read Miller
Yeah, a great and "funny" video.
There are several lighting positions that photographers have developed over the years. People like George Hurrell, who used tungsten to shoot stars, used these lighting positions. Learn to identify what a butterfly or Rembrandt light is. Knowing these positions, and where the light placed to create them, will help you see how photographers light their images. These are departure points from which you will create your own look and direction. Its hard to depart from someplace you have never been there. This will teach you the basics and give you a good foundation to build on.
This video is not as slick as some of the others we have done but it has great basic instructions on portrait lighting. (Don't miss the ending its the most exciting part!)
by Jay P. Morgan
Beauty/Fashion photographer David Nguyen shoots the Jenny Lee Bridal 2011 Spring/Summer Campgain for both Martha Stewart & In Style Magazine. He shot on location with the Hasseblad digital system. The wonderful Bianca Gomez from Photogenics LA Agency came out to wear the gorgeous bridal dresses and play with "Max" the stunning Fresian Horse.
Video Produced by Matt Rodgers Media.
Shot Exclusively on the Canon 5D MKII DSLR
to view more of david's work visit davidnstudio.com
She's back! The blonde bombshell returns for a state-of-the-art Maxim cover shoot.
The sexiest sports star in history has strutted her stuff on the courts of Wimbledon and in the pages of our magazine. She's also become the hottest military pinup since Betty Grable was titillating troops during World War II. In our October issue, Anna talks about working with servicemen overseas, her relationship status, and what it's like to finally be an American girl.
"After living in America for most of your life, you finally became a citizen. What took you so long? You know, I've always considered myself half Russian and half American. It never seemed to really matter if I had a passport or not. But when I started working with the USO and the troops overseas, it just seemed the logical next step..."
Check out her entire interview in the October issue of Maxim, which comes with a free pair of 3-D spectacles to enjoy this photo of Anna in all her multi-dimensional glory.
See Anna's new Maxim photos here:
Today we present to Ole Kröger ( Photomonkey) that he surprised us with an amazing video about paintball.
He is our new ISO 1200 Photographer.
Iso 1200: Hi Ole
Ole: Hi Mat
You are an original photographer, How did you began to shoot paintball?
Not too shure knowing what you mean by an “original photographer”, I am telling you the story anyways. :)
I played paintball for a couple of years – not really on a professional level though - and later on finally practised with my home team from Berlin. Not yet being able to play on their level I wanted to be on the field nevertheless. Hence, I went inside the netting with my camera. The story is really as mundane as that. I stopped playing paintball on a tournament level before I even really started, and still increased my time standing on professional paintball fields with the best players in the world.
You have to shoot quickly but you get amazing pictures, What is your secret?
It obviously helps a lot when shooting this fast paced game if you played it before. Only then you know what moves to expect during the next seconds and where the action is going to happen. Knowing what is currently happening on the field also saves you from getting hit excessively, too. Apart from that I can only assume that my "secret" is always trying to get a different angle - be it a physical perspective or an attitude towards what I am pointing my camera at.
Do you use a special equipment to shoot?
My equipment is fairly standard for a sports photographer that close to the action. For example I do not need a 600mm telephoto-lens to get closeups - I can just jog right next to a player of whom I want to collect the light reflecting from his exhausted and strained face. From time to time I use a remote trigger or a monopod as an extension of my arms to put my camera where there is no place or opportunity to lie or kneel in person without hindering the gameplay. A good rain cover is heavily recommended to protect the camera from the paint. My recommendation would be the SS-300 from Aquatech - lightweight, breathable, washable. I do not use a filter in front of the lens for protective reasons though - rather a good insurance before chromatic aberations, reflections and softness.
Did you study photography or are you self taught?
The way I fondle around with my camera and do the post production is entirely homegrown. I went to university to study automotive engineering and that is in fact the field I am working in professionally. In my second life I'd love to take that detour and learn the craft of photography - not because I have the feeling of missing something, but rather to call myself a proper photographer. I still feel too much of a "prosumer" at times. That needs to change.
Your video had a good impact of the Internet, are you happy?
I am totally happy with the impact. With the video itself however, I have mixed feelings, because I know about all the small but dumb mistakes and glitches I am responsible for while editing and filming. One tends to be overly critical with the own project when investing so much time into it - or at least I do.
How do you shoot your images? (speed, aperture, flash, iso)
Uhm, in most cases I look through the viewfinder and press down the shutter button when I like what I see. No, but seriously, depending on how much depth of field I want or need, and how much I want the movements to smear or to freeze, I chose my aperture, shutter and iso. When shooting in indoor arenas the ASA can get as high as the camera allows me to set it - no matter the noise. Using a flash on the field can be difficult as some players tend to be disturbed by that. I always keep a flash on my belt or in the backpack though for when I want that fill light during ingame-pauses or off the field. The wireless tethered flash trigger of the 7D comes in handy for this.
And of course, if you wanna add something you are free. ( if you want I can add some pictures)
Allright then - on this occasion I want to thank every other fellow paintball photographer for keeping that business that fair as it is and for holding the companionship we share as high you do. It is always a pleasure standing on the field next to you guys. I am looking forward to the upcoming season!
And thanks for your link in your facebook.
The pleasure was all mine! Thank you for the possibility to share my work with other communities than paintballers.
A behind the scenes look at Mike Hornbeck's 2010 Get Wild ad spread shoot.
by ARMADA SKIS INC.
by Blue Dawn Studios
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Blue Dawn Studios is Jeff Kou, Andrew Ho, and Wilfred Poon.
We video at events, weddings, behind the scenes, and photo shoots.
Hit us up if you are interested in collaborating!
I am going to include a How To Video on Special effects form time to time. This is the first on making rain. I Love Special effects and will look forward to producing these. I try to do physical effects that can be created using items that are found from a local hardware store.
The behind the scenes portion of this video was taken during a 50's stock shoot that I did out on Location. It was a lot of fun. You can see more photos on my blog at jaypmorgan.tumblr.com
Past Videos can be found at:
A behind-the-scenes look at a recent cross fit training shoot at Bomber Athlete in Ogden, Utah.
Photography: Mike Tittel
1st Assistant: Gage Thompson
2nd Assistant: Tony Hoare
Hair/Make-up/Wardrobe: Paula J Dahlberg
Male Model: Derek Oldert
Female Model: Alexandra Rocco
Set Manager: Brianna Tittel
Video/Editing: Nathan Sweet
by Mike Tittel
creative team: Karl Templer and David Sims
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35 Hours, 123 line item shot list, 2 sets tandem
Now entering its second season, the internationally acclaimed "Kate Moss for Longchamp" line will be supported by a new advertising campaign that captures the luxe vintage vibe of the Autumn 2010 collection.
The shoot reunited the close-knit team behind the first campaign -- photographer David Sims, Guido and Lisa Butler for hair and makeup and, of course, Kate Moss herself -- but this time in a London studio, where bare wooden floorboards and a worn velvet sofa were used to create a bohemian ambiance.
Shooting in colour, David Sims, a master of indoor photography, produced a series of evocative portraits of Kate Moss. Intimate lighting reveals Kate's intense sensuality and spotlights the sumptuous hues and rich textures of her new collection for Longchamp, notably the Neo-Pure line in ruby or sapphire lambskin and the Neo-Patch travel bag in a multi-coloured patchwork of exotic finishes. The spirit is pure Kate -- timeless glamour with a rock 'n' roll twist.
Behind the scenes video of a photoshoot with fitness models, Lyzabeth Lopez and Obi Obadike.
Shot on location in Mississauga, Ontario.
by Arthur Kwiatkowski
With her modern family, fresh style, and takeover of Twitter, the actress is ahead of her time. See the fanciful photo shoot here.
Harper's Bazaar Video:
A behind the scenes look at Samantha Baker's photo shoot in Columbus, Ohio at Nicholson Studios.
by Outsider E
Behind the Scenes video of 2010/11 AD CAMPAIGN Photo Shoot of Jean Yves suits and tuxedos.
by Claudio Beier
Photographer - Benjamin Von Wong
Eva Jinn Productions -eva.vonwong.com
Alexandra Viau -facebook.com/profile.php?id=509307313
Michael Demski -modelmayhem.com/1495877
Anick Morel -facebook.com/anickmorelphotographe
Makeup: Alizee Moore - facebook.com/alizee.moore
Special thanks to Karine Robitaille for lending me her trampoline and l'AMETAC for sponsoring this shoot!
Music - The XX - intro
Buy it HERE!: lastfm.fr/music/The+xx/_/Intro
Go behind the scenes of Roger's photo shoot for his cover of ESPN the Magazine.
by Infinity Plus One
RETV goes behind the scenes with photographer Albert Watson to discuss his life, career and what he thinks it takes to make it in the photo industry today.
RETV from Resource Magazine
Joe McNally is back.
Introducing Joe McNally's first-ever instructional DVD, available for pre-order through Adorama. For a limited time, we're also offering a bundled DVD/ticket discount for those of you joining us on The Flash Bus Tour- http://www.theflashbus.com
For the past three decades, photographer Joe McNally has been documenting our times on assignment for publications like LIFE, Time, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, and many others. Highly regarded as a master of light, both natural and artificial, Joe continues to create stunning imagery all over the world. Much sought after as a photographer, lecturer, and teacher, Joe educates and inspires shooters of all types--pros, hobbyists and beginners--with The Language of Light.
In this DVD set, Joe shares almost 30 years worth of field knowledge, instruction, and philosophy about using light as a powerful tool of visual communication. He fully explores and explains different lighting techniques, and goes well beyond the "how" all the way through the "why," of using light. Small flash, hard light, soft light, light with color, light in the studio, and light on location are all dissected and explained. You see and hear all about the f-stops, shutter speeds, lenses and light shaping tools, and you are taken further into the reasons why a one lighting approach is better than another for certain scenes, faces or groups. All along the way, Joe offers tips, tricks and solutions that can only be gained from 30 years with a camera to your eye. Sit back, relax and enjoy as this legendary shooter takes you on a fast paced, humorous, and always informative journey about how to speak with light.
Henrik Sorensen, UW shoot for Getty Images.
In October 2010 the Copenhagen based photographer Henrik Sorensen did this shoot for the Stone collection at Getty Images, a shoot filled with energy and bubbles
Henrik Sorensen shooting underwater stills for Stone/ Getty images , with two modern dancers
Henrik Sorensen. Born 1967 in Denmark, Henrik began working as a photographer after his studies ended in 1985 – at that time with photojournalism as his primary field of work. ( * )
I hope you enjoy this video I shot with Kelvin Bias. We spent a wonderful afternoon documenting the work of amazing photographer Koren Reyes facesinphotos.com
Shot with Canon 7d and 60d, various lenses
music from Friday Night Lights soundtrack.
there's a faster version here: vimeo.com/17517313
by Juneteenth Works
Noted fashion photographer Jerry Metellus in a action with a shoot for Las Vegas Magazine. Shot at Crystals in Las Vegas, November 2010. Videography and editing by Homer Liwag. Original music by James Grote.
by Homer Liwag
My name is Matt, I am photographer and "BTS search Guru".
In ISO 1200 Magazine we have the best team searching brand new behind the scenes videos around the world to learn all the secrets of the best photographers
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