As well as a wealth of technical, creative, and workflow ideas, it demonstrates the value of forming good relationships and even friendships with your clients.
I’m sure almost everybody would love to have the opportunity to photograph the likes of Will Smith for a high profile magazine like Sports Illustrated. I know I sure would.
For the vast majority of us that will almost certainly never happen, but award winning Director and Photographer Michael Grecco recently did exactly that.
What’s the next best thing for the rest of us? You guessed it, a Behind The Scenes video!
I’m sure most of you are familiar with Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz’s work by now. His signature splashed-milk photography has been featured twice before on the blog as well as on numerous media outlets across the world.
Coming from a personal place with this one, and with plenty of experience, Jaroslav seems to have outdone himself as these incredible photos show.
We were also lucky enough to get awesome behind-the-scenes shots, giving us a glimpse into how these photos were created.
In his latest adventure, Benjamin von Wong headed to Fiji where he tied down a model to photograph her underwater with the local sharks.
While this might sound scary (and crazy), the terrible stereotypes depicting sharks as menacing and terrifying creatures are exactly what Ben hopes to change with these surreal images.
The latest Star Wars movie and Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight played a major role in the recent comeback of 70mm film and its gorgeous qualities.
Photographer Andrew Walker was a projectionist on the 70mm roadshow for the latter and created this time lapse of the celluloid film being projected, showing the behind-the-scenes experience is just as fascinating as the final product.
The release of Apple’s iPhone 6s including quite a few upgrades to the device’s cameras, and part of the reason behind that was revealed during a recent interview with 60 Minutes’ Charlie Rose.
Due to the fact that the camera is the most-used feature of any Apple product, and the fierce competition in the mobile market, Apple has no less than 800 “engineers and other specialists dedicated solely to the camera”.
Think that’s a large number? Wait until you hear how many operations take place to capture a single photo.
USA Today’s Bob Deutsch talks about the ‘Ying and Yang’ of assignments that were part of covering Pope Francis’ recent visit to the U.S.
From having the best spot New York to the absolute worst in Philadelphia, Bob shares some interesting behind-the-scenes information regarding press spots, getting the job done, planning your shoots and how to deal with annoying videographers.
Marco Grob might be scared of robots, but when the TIME Magazine contract photographer was asked to shoot the cast of the new Star Wars movie, he wasn’t going to let a little fear get in the way of work.
In this behind the scenes video, TIME gives us an inside look at how Grob photographed the cast, both human and robot, to share with the world iconic namesakes that have been around since Grob was born.[Read More…]
When we featured Imagination we were intrigued by the bullet time sequences that the short movie featured. I asked Marc Donahue from PermaGrin how those shots were accomplished and luckily for us, Marc shared this info.
The magic behind those timeslice sequences was a combination of using 20 Gopros mounted on a curved rail, some special triggering cable from Cam-do and levitation post production techniques
Have you ever wondered how photographers at the major awards get there photos or how they get the celebrities to look at their camera?
Ahead of the upcoming 67th annual Emmy Awards, USA Today’s Robert Hanashiro and Dan Macmedan take us behind the scenes and show us where they are seated, a bit of the equipment they use and share their challenges with us.