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.

Share Button
Tags: , , , , , , , ,

10 Must Read Copyright Articles for Photographers

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

Sometimes the fastest way to illumination is to look back to see what you may have missed on your journey. In that light for your holiday weekend reading I thought I’d repost links to my most popular articles on Copyright.

Read more: http://www.jmg-galleries.com/blog/2009/11/24/10-must-read-copyright-articles-for-photographers/#ixzz0XvqXu8Tp

Share Button
Tags: , , , ,

Fashion Photography Workshops

Tweet Fashion Photographer Jerry Avenaim has been a highly sought out teacher and speaker regularly within the photographic community at events such as Photo Imaging and Design Expo, Photo Marketing Association International (PMA) and Photo Plus Expo in New York since 2002. Jerry has inspired and guided a generation of photographers through his lectures to students […]

Share Button
Tags: , , , , , ,

Getting Noticed in Fashion Photography

Tweet Fashion photographers have a hard time getting noticed these days. There’s just too damn many out there, even for seasoned veterans it’s a cut throat era. I was asked a question this morning by a young photographer, and since I have not had the time to do any writing (more about why in my […]

Share Button
Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Celebrity Portraits: a Few Tips

Tweet Here are some tips and tricks you can use every day for photographing fashion, beauty and celebrity portraits. Because society views celebrities and supermodels as larger than life subjects, I try and fulfill the viewers ‘perception’ by using a few simple formulas. First, when creating a dynamic portrait I use a long lens. This […]

Share Button
Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Jerry Avenaim Television Interview with Tom Sparks

Tweet I hope you enjoy this 30 minute interview, it went by quickly for us both. There was so much more to talk about 🙂 And by the way, since this interview was televised live the control booth made an error when showing my name as ‘James Avenaim’ for the first third of the show. […]

Share Button
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Celebrity Photography and Working Under Pressure

[caption id="attachment_141" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="American Idol Judges photographed for the cover of TV GUIDE"]American Idol[/caption]

You not only have to be good at what you do, you have to be consistent and work well under pressure. I try to set an easy and relaxed atmosphere for my clients, the celebrities and their publicist.

Share Button
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A portrait that led to the Dr. Phil show.

Tweet As you might have read in a previous article, I photographed Dr. Phil for the cover of Newsweek. Since that first cover shoot I have also photographed both Dr. Phil and his wife Robin for several other magazine and book covers. The experience is always one of joy and fulfillment with truly wonderful people. […]

Share Button
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dynamic Lighting on Location

Tweet As a celebrity photographer you face many challenges. Photographing celebrities on location both indoors and out can prove to be quite an experience. When using flash indoors or out, expose your subject with the aperture and your background with your shutter speed. This will equally balance the mixture of light. Nobody seems to be […]

Share Button
Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Flexibility in Celebrity Photography

Tweet Angela Bassett Photographed for Detour Magazine by Jerry Avenaim Celebrity photographers have only a fraction of the time movie directors get to capture the mood or look they’re after. It is the task of the celebrity photographer to artfully bring out the vulnerability and humanity of the stars they are photographing. The tools of […]

Share Button
Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Get Adobe Flash player