Posts Tagged ‘studio’

Impressive Product Shot Captured with an iPhone 5s and an LED Light

We all know that almost any smartphone nowadays can hold its own against a proper camera when given to a real photographer with the proper setup. But is it possible for a smartphone to go head-to-head with the likes of a Hasselblad? Read more…

Walkthrough: How to Create a DIY Studio On a Budget

In a perfect world, we’d all have the studio of our dreams, and it would be filled with all of the best of gear. Unfortunately, we don’t live in such a world, and more often than not we’re constrained by a (sometimes very tight) budget.

Here to help overcome that challenge is Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens, who has put together a video that shows just how easy it can be to build a very viable studio out of fairly cheap materials/products in a spare bedroom. Read more…

The Lumiere Photobooth: A Fully Mobile Traveling Tintype Portrait Studio

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When husband and wife photography duo Loren Doyen and Adrian Whipp drive around for work, it might look to most people like they’re hauling around a tiny mobile home. The trailer is actually their Lumiere Tintype Photobooth, one of the world’s first fully mobile tintype portrait studios.
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StrobePack: Wearable Portrait Studio and Cutting-Edge Fashion Statement

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You can spot-meter and bounce strobes all you want, but on-location portrait photography can still be a pain the butt. Unless you take your studio lighting rig with you.

Mark Kaplan has devised a novel way to do just that with the StrobePack, a professional-level lighting setup rigged to be worn on the photographer’s back.
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A Look Inside Casey Neistat’s Extremely Efficient Studio Workspace

Casey Neistat is a YouTube filmmaker who has had several of his creations — including this handy guide to not sucking on Instagram — go viral. He’s also the creator of the series The Neistat Brothers on HBO.

His success has made it possible for him to set up the perfect studio situation in his New York workspace, and in this short video series, we get a tour of the extremely organized space where the YouTube magic happens. Read more…

Unconventional Studio Portraits of Dogs

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When dog owners take their pets to a photography for studio, they’re probably hoping for a series of portraits that make their little friend look “nice.” That’s most likely not the word that’ll come to mind when you look at photographer Pablo Axpe‘s dog portraits in his project CANIO.
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Why Picky Clients are a Good Thing

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A new client walked into my studio with her three little children, the eldest of which had a session. The little girl was all dressed-up, but very traditionally, so after conferring with mom, we began the session. And it was one of those sessions where everything went right. Happy child, great expressions, and yet, mom was hovering, straightening an already straight bow, smoothing invisible wrinkles in her daughter’s tights, “fixing” tiny details, some of which weren’t even in the frame.
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Portraits of the Homeless Photographed in a Studio Environment

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“Down and Out in the South” is a series of studio portraits by photographer Jan Banning that explore the issue of homelessness.
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I’m Teri Campbell, and Here’s a Tour of My Food Photography Studio

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Younger photographers may not understand it, or even feel the same way, but for photographers of my generation, your studio was not just a place to take photographs — it was a reflection of you. It told the world who you were. If you didn’t have one, then you weren’t really a photographer!
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Beautiful Studio Portraits of Birds in Flight

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Photographer Paul Nelson spends the majority of his time shooting commercial work for big name clients like MAC Cosmetics or Target. But when the flow of work began to slow to a trickle over the past couple of years, he embarked on a personal project that he hoped would remind him why he loved photography.

Thus was born Aviary. Shot in partnership with Springbook Nature Center, the photo series captures beautiful studio-style portraits of birds taking flight as they’re released back into the wild. Read more…