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Make your photographs jump off the page (or screen) with the lessons Melanie Dunea has learned over the years. Her insight goes beyond manuals and gear—the experience and labor behind her photos convey the passion she has for her images. 0:00 - Introduction 2:33 - Overview of Dunea’s Work 5:41 - The Bone 10:29 - The Crooner 13:34 - Wonder Woman 15:48 - The Balloon 20:19 - Ian McKellen 23:38 – Passion Are you a fan of Dunea’s work? Tell us what grabs you the most about her images, in the Comments section, below.
Video director and visual effects artist Cache Bunny shares the three most important ingredients for a successful creative career: curiosity, community, and self-awareness. 0:00 - About Cache Bunny 0:41 - Curiosity 13:57 - Community 23:51 - Self-Awareness 32:37 - Q&A What do you think makes a successful creative career? Ponder with us in the Comments section, below.
Join Westcott Top Pro Ian Spanier for an in-depth look at preparing for a photo shoot, from start to finish. Spanier shares his tips, from how to scout locations to his photo-editing workflow. 0:00 - Introduction 4:52 - Presentation Overview 7:28 - Tips from the Start 11:03 - Location and Setup 27:14 - Post-Photoshoot Plan 33:22 - Editing the Photo 1:01:15 - Final Tips/Thoughts Did you find these tips helpful? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
Photographer Jared "FroKnowsPhoto" Polin gets personal and shares the story behind one of his early photography projects. 0:00 - In This Video 3:06 - A Personal Photo Story 33:27 - Q&A Do you have any interesting stories about your own photography to share? Regale us in the Comments section, below.
Join us as we sit down with Mark de Paola and Phil Penman to peel back their creative processes and examine what makes them unique in the manner in which they capture images. 0:00 - Introduction 2:40 - The Commonalities that de Paola and Penman Share 9:46 - Keeping the Vision & Working with Others 17:24 - Parallels in de Paola and Penman’s Work and Working with Each Other 29:08 - Justifying What You See 31:53 - Exposing Your Mind to Ideas 38:22 - How Life Influences Their Work 44:20 - Diving into de Paola and Penman’s Work 1:16:09 - Final
Siân was diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Endometriosis, but that didn't stop her from following her passion for photography. Since her diagnoses, Siân has used photography as a positive tool to get her through her chronic illness. She talks about how she didn't give up, as well as how branching out into other areas in the industry has allowed her to create new opportunities. 0:00 - Introduction 2:02 - Siân's Background 4:21 - Life Before Chronic Illness 9:07 - Diagnosis and Living with Chronic Illness 14:28 - Using Photography as
Photographer and director Ejaz Khan discusses the importance of showing rather than telling when filmmaking. Khan breaks down his recent projects and shares the stories he captured from behind the lens. 0:00 - Introduction 2:00 - Who Tells the Best Stories? 6:23 - Khan's Storytelling: Musk Oxen 15:37 - Khan's Storytelling: Arctic Wolfes 22:25 - Khan's Storytelling: Family 27:08 - The Importance of Audio for Storytelling 30:47 - The Importance of Color for Storytelling 32:36 - Khan's Storytelling: Horses 40:11 - Khan's Storytelling: Filmmaking
Join f-stop bag maker and photographer Andrei Duman as he peels back the layers of his creative genius to find out what goes into producing such a wide-ranging body of successful work. 0:00 - Introduction 4:25 - How to Start a Project 13:55 - Duman's Projects 16:28 - Personal Project: X-Ray Photography 22:02 - Movement and Motion as a Theme 26:40 - Approaching Composition 29:05 - Choosing Models 30:21 - Working on Personal Projects 33:13 - More of Duman’s Projects 41:37 - Miles Chamley-Watson, American Fencer Project / Storyboarding 48:43 -
Sony Artisan of Imagery Chris Orwig believes that life is more meaningful with a camera. In this seminar, Orwig will help you utilize photography to slow down, be more mindful, stress less, and live more, all while creating better photos. Each of us has different stories to share and roles to play. What are yours? 0:00 - Introduction 2:00 - Overview and About Orwig 5:30 - Intention 11:46 - How Has Photography Enriched Your Life? 16:36 - Gaining Wisdom from What We Photograph 22:24 - Cultivating Focus and Curiosity 26:09 - Savoring Life 30:07
Marina Williams (@marinawphoto) presents what she considers to be the three most important tips for taking more creative portraits. She goes into detail about how she draws inspiration and maintains authenticity, and she explains the importance of intentionality. 0:00 - Introduction 1:11 – Williams’s Work 7:59 - Overview 9:28 - Drawing Inspiration 17:01 - Planning and Being Intentional 28:35 - Directing Poses 40:25 - Q&A Watch more presentations from
Join us for a creative conversation with Drew Geraci, an award-winning photographer and cinematographer. Geraci discusses how technology has made an impact on his creative end-to-end process and shares some wisdom for creators. 0:00 - Introduction 1:15 - Geraci’s Background 5:40 - Know the Gear and Your Workflow 11:11 - Beginner Setup Recommendations 15:40 - There's Power in Knowing the Specs 17:37 - The Future of Higher Resolution 20:57 - Have Backups for Your Backups 23:08 - Geraci’s Past Projects 27:38 - How New Technology Allows You to Do
426 Views· Posted 06/22/2017
Sure, you have to master your camera’s technology, all those menus and buttons, but then what? Photography is about so much more than shutter speeds and sensor sizes. It’s about gesture and light, about your eye and your thought process, your ideas and your insight. But how do you hone that eye? How do you stay inspired to keep making pictures? Where does the urge to keep creating self-assignments come from? How do you utilize the great technology available to us to fully express yourself and keep it fresh? Come hear the always enlightening
23 Views· Posted 04/28/2017
Many photographers remain stagnant in their careers and find it challenging to evolve as a creative person. They struggle with inspiration and lose interest. The gear they use may be outdated and prevent them from achieving their highest-quality work and finding inspiration. Photography is an art that requires constant growth and development on the artist's part. Ken Kaminesky, a FUJIFILM X-Photographer, talks about the art of reinvention. He offers some of his inspirational stories about the career changes he has made and how he made them.