Fashion Photography is a Platform to Market New Products

Tweet One of the most popular aesthetical professional practices is photography. While photography can basically be of several types, one of the forms that has gained tremendous popularity over the years is fashion photography. It is one form of photographic art that has a long and rich history. It has made its contributions in deciding […]

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Photography and the Art of Discipline

During this interview I surprised myself, realizing what I could have witnessed firsthand during my years in photography world. This decade has seen a great evolution in how we create photographs, most notably film vs. digital. Photographers state they are “going back to film” while others sing the praises of digital and what can be done in post production. At times I feel like I am straddling the 38th parallel in this debate because I am, and always will be, a double agent.

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My top 5 Photography Articles of 2009

Tweet As we approach a new year and a new decade, I wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a joyous, healthy and very prosperous future. I look forward to sharing many photography tips, tricks and observations in the new year. In the meantime, here are some of my favorite articles from 2009. 1.) […]

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Photography Lighting – White on White

Tweet In photography, we the photographers are often asked to shoot on a white seamless background (or a cove). One of the most challenging shots in fashion, advertising, and catalog photography is to photograph a subject wearing white clothing on a white cove with perfect separation.  In images I have seen by others, there is […]

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Fellowship in Photography

Tweet Earlier this year, I was giving a lecture and conducting a live cover photo shoot at Samy’s Camera here in Los Angeles for photographers of all levels. I began the lecture with a statement that was so simple, so earnest, you would expect to hear it from your own mother.  I asked each attendee […]

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Fashion Photographer on Germany’s Next Top Model

Tweet What a great summer it has been. I wish I could have been more proactive in my writing but that has been quite the challenge with all the assignments and television shows I’ve been doing this year. I will do my best to follow this up with all the goings on since my last […]

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Simple Lighting Solution

Tweet Here is a simple lighting solution when you’re faced with shooting a fashion photograph or a beauty shot using only natural light – at high noon! This image could have been difficult, but I made it as simple as it gets. It used to be when shooting catalog, editorial, or just about anything using […]

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Understanding Professional Modeling and Getting Started.

Tweet Fashion models in the past had to be about 5′ 9″ and a certain dress size. Men were always 6 foot and a 40 regular. And of course you had to be beautiful. The reason for the standard height and size was that fashion designers made dress and suit samples in one size and […]

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Headshots and how to prepare.

Tweet Indeed all headshot photographers are different, so I wanted to share what works best in my experience as a celebrity photographer. When hair and make up is provided you should always arrive with a clean face and your hair ready to be styled, no gels, sprays etc. just clean and ready. It is also […]

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