Quavondo + Solstice - The 2-Day...
Larger View: Link< Quavondo (www.quavondo.com) and Pratik (www.solsticeretouch.com) are teaming up to provide an amazing two-day photography and post production workshop. One day workshops are available at $175, and you can pick which day you want to attend. Register now! Space is limited. Day 1: Photoshoot Pre-Production: Quavondo will start with the initial idea and everything...
Awkward Family Photos
Shifting gears to the light hearted side of photography. www.Awkwardfamilyphotos.com Everone has family photos that they probably never want shown. This humurous site puts them out in the open. A model day ‘Funniest Home Videos’ in picture format.
Neil Snape Reveals His Post Production Techniques
Neil Snape (www.neilsnape.com) is a superb photographer based out of Paris. His unique style and attention to texture, color, and light has made him an inspirational photographer to many. Recently, Neil has decided to reveal some of his techniques including his settings via Lightroom. You can see all the details here:...
A visual documentation of an amazing videographer on a quest with photographer, Michael Levin. Excerpt: “I wanted to document Michael at work, in Japan, in a way that hasn’t really been explored with photographers. I told Michael of my idea to make an artistic representation of his experiences in the Land of the Rising Sun - to show him in his working environment in a way that...
Inspiration Comes From Anywhere
When you think of ‘inspiration’, you tend to think of people only within our industry. Who inspires you? Perhaps only photographers, makeup artists, stylists, and so forth come to mind. I look past our world and find sources of inspiration not only in fashion industry, but from any genre to keep inspired and motivated and apply it to my own perseverance. Recently, I had the chance...
In an angry fit between photographer and girlfriend, this is what ensues afterwards. This is a public service announcement to photographers, keep your significant other happy. Or ensure she or he is sane. Source
A few months ago, I collaborated with the team at F Stoppers for one of their original videos, shooting at the Oak Steakhouse in Charleston, South Carolina. http://fstoppers.com/?s=Fstoppers+Original%3A+How+to+shoot+food+photography Food retouching presents different challenges, which are very unique. And needless to say, retouching food works up an appetite in the process! Just like going to...
The Art of Retouching
A recent video I made showing a time-lapse view of my non-destructive workflow. Purely for visual entertainment, rather than educational purposes. A behind the scenes look showing the art of retouching. The original time frame was approximately 2.5 hours condensed into 11 minutes. Please view the video in 720P (HD) and in full resolution. I uploaded it that way to ensure you have an opportunity...
A New Alternative to LightRoom (Temporarily Free)
A contender to LR appears, and you can have it for free as a beta tester, and the final product. They claim to process and decode RAW files better than anyone else . Check out the PDF for full details. I am skeptical and will see how it goes in the long run. The good news is that it is free if you act soon. http://www.cyberlink.com/stat/events/enu/2011/Q2/photodirector2011/index.jsp ...