Posts under Photography Talk and Discussion

Fashion Photography, the Bridge Between Fashion World and Commoners

Tweet Photographers from all across the globe are immensely crazy about the world of fashion photography and with its gloss and luster; it is hard for any commoner to not get curious about it. Today all developed and most of the developing countries hold their respective national fashion titles. In addition to that Fashion weeks […]

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Film Dayze

Tweet Yes I know, I haven’t written a blog post in a long time. The good thing about that is I have been so busy shooting fashion and celebrity assignments over the last few years, I haven’t been able to write much. To get the New Year going, here is a little story from when […]

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The Jeff Bridges Experience

Fade In magazine had hired me to create a portrait of Jeff Bridges for their cover, along with images for the feature story in the upcoming issue. And with all the Oscar buzz in the air the pressure was on.

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To Retouch or Not to Retouch

“But how I shoot, my lighting, my choice of camera and lens, that’s all my decision. Blame me if you think I should have retouched and retouched and retouched, but I think these women look beautiful just the way they are.”

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Ad Agency Guide To Photography Usage Terms

Posted by Jerry Avenaim under Photography Talk and Discussion (3 Responds)

With the current US copyright laws as they are applied now, artists own all rights to their created images and sell/transfer rights to agencies and their clients. All questionable negotiations have historically defaulted in favor of the artist. Technically, even minor modification of the art requires the artists’ permission. You are RENTING, not buying an image unless explicitly stated on the contract.

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A Photographers Portfolio

A photography portfolio is not simply a collection of a photographer’s best work, it’s also a presentation engineered to tell a story that has a beginning, middle, and end.

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Color Management in Digital Photography

Tweet Since my transition into digital photography, I have always strived for a consistent workflow. Just as with film, all my images needed to have the same consistent look and feel to them. At first, this was quite challenging due to the limitations of the tools that were available to digital photographers, and at the […]

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Photographers United in Support of Haiti

Posted by Jerry Avenaim under Photography Talk and Discussion (1 Respond)

Professional photographers are offering a special edition fundraising magazine through the Magcloud print-on-demand service to benefit victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti.

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Photography with Intent

After the last two articles it came down to this – intent. Photography with intent was beautifully illuminated in “The 36 Exposures Challenge.” When I stumbled upon this, I thought, what a great idea!

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The Importance of Repeatable Photography

I can only imagine what it’s like now — going to Milan or Paris like we did back in the day and knocking on Vogue’s door. Can you imagine Franca Sozzani or Ariela Goggi saying back then, Send me your link and we’ll take a look. -Jeff Berlin

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