Framed Interviews Composite Photographer: Joel...
Framed recently paid a visit to photographer Joel Grimes to interview him. If you are not familiar with the work of Joel Grimes, check out his website here: http://joelgrimes.com/3/artist.asp?ArtistID=12191&Akey=P7FJP8B4 He is known for his detailed composite work and dedication. What I love about the video is Joel really puts himself out there, by talking about where he came from, how hard...
Wacom's New Product: Inkling
Wacom finally launches their awaited new product, Inkling. What is Inkling? Here’s a great short video to get you up to speed: The Inkling digital sketch pen captures a digital likeness of your work while you sketch with its ballpoint tip on any sketchbook or standard piece of paper. Designed for rough concepting and creative brainstorming, Inkling is ideal for the front end of the...
The Alexander McQueen of Technology - Where...
Thanks to Gauri Sharma for sending this in! Iris Van Herpen is becoming a huge name in the fashion industry. But what makes her unique, is her ability to fuse various elements in tech with fashion. “By manipulating technology, she tests the limits of fashion.” “The fashion commentariat is proclaiming Iris Van Herpen the next Alexander McQueen. With Capriole, her...
The Behemoth Eizo Monitor: EIZO DuraVision FDH3601
Eizo, the premium brand of professional displays, releases a monster monitor that eclipses the resolution of their predecesors. http://www.eizo.com/global/products/duravision/fdh3601/index.html This 36.4” behemoth enables you to view images in a 4096x2160 native resolution! However, it may not be the best choice for color intensive work, this monitor is designed for things which need...
Something New Comes to Wacom
Something new comes our way from Wacom, with just a day from the big reveal. What could it be? Let us know what you think in the comment section below on what you think it could be. http://newthing.wacom.eu/index.php “Hints” 1. …It’s a designer’s tool, and that means more than just cool looks 2. …Work with it like usual, using layers to separate your worksteps….. 3. …Do...
Photoshop Fail: Lacoste
Good friend of mine, Benjamin Von Wong sent this in. Check out some of his fantastic work at http://www.vonwong.com/! On his travels, he found a huge ‘mistake’ from this Lacoste advertisement, to put it lightly. I couldn’t help but sharing this because for the past 15 minutes, I’ve been staring the shadow, almost like I’m taking a rorschach test. ...
New beauty work with Jeff Tse.
9 Ways to Piss Off a Photo Assistant
By GROVER SANSCHAGRIN @ www.photoshelter.com 9) Blaming any/all problems on the assistant Nobody likes to be blamed for something they didn’t do. Don’t use the photographer as a scapegoat. If you screwed up, then you should take the blame. And blaming the assistant in front of the client or subject or other people for something he/she didn’t do is in especially poor taste. ...
College Humor decided to make a followup to the successful Photoshop Rap video. Hey, CMYKilla, it looks like your skills are wack, your kitty extraction didn’t make sense. Filling in black on the kitty when the background was gray, doesn’t make it a silhouette. Fail. In case you haven’t seen the first one - here it is: ...
Electric Daisy Carnival Vegas 2011 Teaser - featuring Skrillex | Shot in 5K resolution via the Red Epic. - Before playing, maximize the video and watch in HD, please. Thank you to Chris Naidu for bringing this clip to my attention. Tom Lowe, the videographer answers the question, “Was it loud there?” - “Let me put it this way: while I was filming the Bassnectar crowd, my...
Quavondo + Solstice Workshop - How It All Went
This weekend has been incredible, to say the least. As many of you know, Quavondo and I had our first joint workshop this weekend in Portland. If you’re just reading out about it, here was the program: (link). A highly extensive two day workshop featuring an intensive array of lighting scenarios and then transitioning to in depth post production. I have been doing retouching seminars and one...
I’ve always been unhappy with my own blog due to feeling limited with Tumblr (due to not knowing html), I felt the need to switch to wordpress after seeing how versatile and professional it was this weekend. I decided to make an account there and make it my main blog, but also keep my Tumblr and push it to it’s fullest potential as both captures a wide audience - being able to reach as...
Flying to Portland this weekend to teach a 2 day workshop in conjunction with Quavondo. You won’t want to miss this. Here are the details below: For the full schedule, click here <
Adobe Launches: Muse
Adobe has finally answered my daily prayers and launched a program that allows you to make websites without knowing a code of complex HTML. With extremely right brained folks like me, code is just something I am not comfortable with. Now I can finally experiment with great looking websites with ease. I am glad to see this! Video here: ...
Celebrity: Angela Simmons
New editorial work with Angela Simmons, daughter of hip-hop legend Rev Run. Shot by the talented Khoa Bui Larger view: Link <
Bermuda Retouching Seminar Images
Here are some of my recent images from teaching a retouching session in Bermuda: http://pratiknaik.smugmug.com/Other/Teaching-in-Bermuda/18376226_P82kpS#1416109039_TMK8x9Z Enjoy! To learn more about my retouching sessions, you can read about the details here:http://solsticeretouch.tumblr.com/teaching
First 3D Photoshoot - Featuring Kim Kardashian
“I revealed a shot from my WMB cover shoot yesterday and I wanted to share the final cover and some more shots with you guys!” Kim blogged . “The magazine comes out Thursday and is the world’s first 3-D magazine… so you need 3-D glasses to see the photos! How cool is that!? These are the 2D versions of the Issue 1 cover shoot!!” “Nick Saglimbeni came up with the idea and we had the most...
Toro Magazine: Hope Dworaczyk
New work with Playboy Playmate of the year recent Celebrity Apprentice contestant, Hope Dworaczyk. Shot by Eikona Photography for Toro Magazine. You can see the full spread and behind the scenes video here: http://www.toromagazine.com/sex/toro-woman/gallery/84ad776c-c0b9-06e4-3165-32402cb05b57/Hope-Dworaczyk/index.html?galleryPage=1 Larger view: Link < Larger view: Link < ...
Zink - Summer 2011
My new work for Zink Canada finally came in the mail. I was really elated as Zink had been a magazine which I aspired to do work for. Photography: Arline Malakian Stylist: Alexis Honce Larger View: Link <