The difference between a boring image and a striking one can often be as simple as applying a few basic techniques. The image in color was taking at high noon with the camera setting at f/16, 100th sec. at ISO 100. This could've easily been taken by tourist hand holding a camera. It is very unlikely that I would hang this...
Whenever I begin the process of teaching photography, I always start by emphasizing what I believe to be the greatest single asset an artist can possess. It is something that is virtually impossible to copy or steal, the very uniqueness we each possess. Each one of us view the world differently....
Whenever I talk about the creative process, I often make reference to that fact that I am colorblind. For years I never would have stated this publicly for fear that my clients might find out. The funny thing is that now I believe my colorblindness is one of the greatest assets I possess as an...
Watch this 5 minute video as Joel talks about the creative process and the importance of developing your personal artistic vision.
For this image of Steve stephen, I use three lights, two as edge lights and one 22 inch beauty-dish as my over the camera...
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This composite of Britney with Joshua Tree was shot in two parts: Britney in the studio using three lights, two large soft-boxes as edge...
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