A young actor Troy Akin has created an interesting called ModelBs. It’s designed like Tinder, only this app is strictly business related. It serves to connect models and photographers in a safe and efficient way. Swipe left, swipe right, and find an ideal match – but in the photography or modeling business.
Much like the Blue Angels of the United State’s Navy and Marine Corps, the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Red Arrows is an acrobatic aircraft team that wows audiences across the UK with their impressive maneuvers and daredevil antics.
This past Friday, the RAF Red Arrows had to shut down a training session though when individuals taking photos put themselves in a risky location, endangering both their own lives, as well as those of the pilots. [Read more…]
As flawless as we might present our photography lives to be on social media, there are times when being a photographer isn’t nearly as glorious as it sounds.
Good news, photographers, it turns out we’re some seriously sexy mother jumpers. Though we’re still pretty ugly compared to musicians, we are more attractive than comedians and poets. The study, conducted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Scott Barry Kaufman, lists the ability to take “artistic photographs” as the seventh most sexy creative characteristic a person could possess.
Here’s the Top 10 finishers according to the group of 815 “ethnically diverse” under-graduates polled for the study, which consisted of 119 males and 696 females. [Read more…]
Assignment Construct is a (relatively) new site written by pro photographer John Harrington. John is shooting corporate (but also artistic) and in his assignment blog he shares the details of his various assignments. [Read more…]
Photographer David Tejada posted a nice video showing how he did a shot of a small room with a computer screed (what he refers to as a CAD room).
He used a CTB gel to create cool atmosphere and a CTO gel on a snoot to warm the subject.
The video will follow up is a second. Before that I encourage you to explore David Tejada’s Blog. This guy really knows what he is doing.
One of my personal favorite photographers – Annie Leibovitz was recruited to crate the fantasy of every photographer (and every kid alive).
In a project designed to celebrate Disney’s ‘Year of a Million Dreams’ Annie is shooting celebs dressed up as Disney’s all time favorite characters. Check out Scarlett Johansson as Cinderella, Beyoncé as Alice and David Beckham as Prince Phillip. Check out my personal most-charming-in-the-world-ever favorite Rachel Weisz as snow white.
Check out the cool behind the scenes (media player, real player) to see
some of the lighting and allot of Annie’s eye-level approach that makes
her photos feel so natural. (You can also get a glimpse on the amount of octagon softboxes on the scene)