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I’ve had the honor of photographing nine world champions throughout my career in many sport disciplines, ranging from basketball to boxing. On this occasion, I was working on the annul publicity portraits for Celebrity Sweat www.csweat.com, with director Lisa Levine and Tim Chan. Celebrity Sweat is…

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“I was recently asked in a workshop on the importance of using a remote camera trigger system, and the value it adds to my work. It’s something that I never thought twice about, but now that I think about it, I can’t imagine shooting without my…

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Studio photographers, for the most part, are accustomed to working under the confines of a controlled environment, which usually is their personal studio or a specific designated location. Most lighting equipment, modifiers, and camera accessories are just a grasp away. In my personal case, working…

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In beauty campaigns, the subject is reduced to her most purest and necessary elements. I say “her” for the simple reason that men and beauty would entail a different approach to lighting, which will make a future blog post. Minimalist photography styles have been the common denominator for showcasing the female features, whether for a cosmetic line, perfume campaign, or even modern day celebrity images. The face (skin) rules, and the eyes of course, are the most important element in the portrait.

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Throughout the centuries, both scientists and artists have studied and designed a multitude of variations to express color. Sir Isaac Newton developed the first color wheel in 1666 to express his theory of color, which is vastly used in present day time. The primary objective…

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