In this video from the Google+ Photographers’ Conference, Scott Kelby shakes up some of the traditional instruction of teaching photographic composition. It’s a rather long video; however, Scott Kelby is a great teacher and this session is worth a listen. I hit play and planned on catching a few minutes of it, but Scott sucked me in and I stuck around for the duration.
Check out the above behind-the-scenes video of a recent Dave Hill commercial shoot for the Fiat Abarth. Motion elements for the shoot were captured with the super slo-mo Phantom Flex and Phantom Gold cameras, while the stills were shot with the Canon 5D Mark II and Hasselblad H3D-50.
The DP behind the motion side of the shoot was Brandon Lippard, who also shot one of Doritos Crash the Superbowl winning commercials back it 2010. Remember this one? [click to continue…]
Syl Arena recently put on a Speedliting class at B&H Photo‘s event space. The very cool folks at B&H have made the entire 1 hour 43 minute presentation available to watch online for free. Check it out below. [click to continue…]
I realize that there are a lot of different ways to do photos and video on Christmas morning. However, I thought I’d share my take on how I’ve been rolling on Christmas morning as the kids tear open presents and empty stockings. [click to continue…]
I started to title this post “Don’t Put Copyrighted Music in Your Videos” but that doesn’t really fit. If someone else created/performed it, then chances are that there’s a valid copyright to it and you need to either: (1) pony up for a license fee, or (2) think twice about using it in your videos. [click to continue…]
The below video is a solid introductory video to studio lighting put on at B&H Photo.
The presenter Joey Quintero is instrumental in developing and marketing B&H’s in-house Impact brand of lights and modifiers. I own and still regularly use a pair of very affordable Impact EX100 monolights, which I previously reviewed here.