Posts Tagged ‘photoshoot’

Immortalizing Evander ‘The Real Deal’ Holyfield with a Wet Plate Portrait

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I get a call on Saturday, February 28th, 2015, telling me “The Champ can give you an hour if you can pick him up at the hotel in 10 minutes”. “I’ll be there in 8,” I say to the person on the phone.

This “Champ” they are referring to is none other than Evander Holyfield, 4-time heavyweight champion of the world, and I am being offered an opportunity of a lifetime.
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A Benedict Cumberbatch Photo Shoot for Vanity Fair

Here’s a behind-the-scenes video showing how photographer Jason Bell recently photographed actor Benedict Cumberbatch for a special issue of Vanity Fair.

After observing that “this British invasion of Hollywood has gotten so out of hand,” Bell (who was born in London) came up with the idea of doing an all-British edition of Vanity Fair‘s annual Hollywood portfolio, which will arrive on March 2015. Cumberbatch is one of the stars featured in the series.
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A Photo Booth with a 240MPH Leaf Blower Pointed At People’s Faces

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My name is Martin Szabo and I am commercial and portrait photographer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. I was recently doing volunteer work for a charity event in Vancouver and wanted to bring little twist and fun to the party. I ended up creating a photo booth to shoot portraits of people while their faces were being blasted by 240 mph wind coming from a leaf blower.
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Creating My Own Captain Jack Sparrow Movie Posters with a Garage Shoot and Photoshop

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Last year I stumbled upon an online video showing a man dressed up as Captain Jack Sparrow, and decided that this is the one guy I want to take photos of and make some movie-style posters. I love everything about the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies, especially the movie posters of the whole series.
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An Underwater Portrait Shoot with Kayaker Viktoria Wolffhardt

Photographer Jean Luis De Heeckeren recently visited a pool in Austria to shoot underwater portraits of kayaker Viktoria Wolffhardt. Above is a short 2-minute behind-the-scenes video that shows the project’s planning, setup, and execution.
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Creating a Fake Chilly Look in a Studio for a ‘Fortitude’ Poster Photo Shoot

Here’s a behind-the-scenes video showing a recent photo shoot for the new British psychological thriller TV show Fortitude. It shows how the team went about making the actors look cold and frosty while posing in an ordinary warm photo studio.
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After Being Left at the Altar, Bride Turns Heartbreak Into an Epic ‘Trash the Dress’ Photo Shoot

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Less than a week before Shelby Swink’s wedding in November 2014, her fiancé sat her down, told her he did not love her, and just like that, the wedding was off. As she mourned the abrupt end of her four-year relationship, the idea of a “trash the dress” photo shoot came up. Swink decided that it would be the perfect way for her to mark the occasion and let go of the pain, so she enlisted the help of photographer Elizabeth Hoard to set the photo shoot in motion.
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How I Photographed the US Men’s National Soccer Team for Sports Illustrated

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Looking back at this year, I was fortunate enough to photograph a lot of cool things and meet a lot of great people. It’s only right that I write about my biggest shoot this year — well actually, the biggest shoot of my career to date. I’ll start off by saying that everything that could have gone wrong did go wrong.
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Japanese Travel Agency Offers a Solo Wedding Photo Shoot That Singles Can Experience

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Want to have your own wedding photos without having an actual wedding? Apparently some people do. A Japanese travel agency called Cerca Travel has started offering a strange package this past year called the “Kyoto Solo Wedding.” It’s a two-day experience centered on a fake wedding shoot that’s designed to pamper women and boost their self esteem.
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Tip: Place Some Gaffer Tape Behind Your Model’s Ears to Remove Unsightly Glow

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Want to remove the glow in your model’s ears when photographing them in front of a bright background? Instead of dealing with the problem in Photoshop, you can fix it during the shoot itself with just a bit of gaffer tape.
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