Photographers can learn about composition from movies and TV shows, and a Twitter account Comp Cam: Geometric is a wonderful example of this. They have recently released Geometric Shots: a searchable database of composition breakdowns from movies and TV shows. You’ll love it if you like exploring composition, no matter if you are a photographer, videographer, or just a fan of movies and TV series.
Never struggle to hang framed photos again with the Picture Perfect Hanger
If you’ve ever attempted to hang a series of prints on your wall, you know how difficult it can be to properly align the frames. Even with a steady hand, a laser level and a couple of hours to get it done, it’s darn near impossible to line up everything due to the inconsistencies between each frame.
It’s for this reason that Dean Greve came up with the Picture Perfect Hanger, a new product that promises to end the frustration and wall damage usually associated with hanging frames on a wall.[Read More…]
How to Create Magical Framed Portraits
I have shot implicit nude before, and one of the things that I find to be hard on this type of shoot is how to hide the parts that you do not want to reveal in the final photo. Aside from the artistic decision, there is always the concern that the model will be exposed beyond what he/she had signed for. One night, while drinking my whiskey I had an idea – instead of hiding certain body parts, I can make them transparent. I thought that it would keep a very exposed feeling, while keeping the final photograph modest enough.
The first set of framed portraits was shot at an abandoned military base in the north of Israel (not telling where, but let me say that I practically shot on the verge of a civil war). I photographed Anna, a model I have worked with before, so we were comfortable experimenting. I also took a few framed photos I had around the house. A Pink Floyd framed poster and a few other framed beer coasters.[Read More…]
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