Category Archives: models

Studio Work (light meter)

Here are a set of photos from this weekend’s photoshoots; the first time I used a light meter as the primary source of measuring the lighting. As I mentioned in my previous post, in the past I relied on “chimping”, taking shot after shot and tweaking things based off the LCD on the back of the camera until I got it right. I still found I was chimping a little bit, but that had more to do with my relative lack of experience with the light meter, and it’s something I expect will level out with practice. Nevertheless, I learned a ton from these shoots and can feel that skill level growing exponentially. One of the surprising things I noticed was the distinct lack of having to photoshop for exposure; I’m used to tweaking the levels/curves and bringing up the fill a little.

BPR Top Twenty-Five Pics of 2012

Well, this is a revival of a tradition I thought I was starting in 2009: an end of the year review of my favorite photos. It was never intended as a “best of”, because that would be too hard, and too focused I think on the technical aspects of a given photo. Which is still… Continue Reading

Gigs

I’m not sure that many people realize that I actually get paid to shoot most of the party/band pics they see me out there doing. And I definitely consider it a privilege to be paid to do so. Because everybody has a camera, right? So I definitely don’t take it for granted. However, there are… Continue Reading