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Lighting a One Take Commercial That Goes Through Three Scene Changes

Cinematographer Art Adams explains his process of lighting a one take commercial that runs through three sets and live costume changes. The trick was that the stage was going to be painted completely black, and although I asked for matte black paint I knew that paint is almost never free of shine. I expected all Read MoreRead More

Photographer Greg Williams on How He Photographed Kate Winslet

Celebrity portrait photographer Greg Williams explains the process of how he got this shot of actress Kate Winslet. This was shot for Madame Figaro. You see Kate shot through a doorframe, visible at the top and right-hand side. What we call a dirty foreground. The house we used has glass floors which we’re below. I love Read MoreRead More

How to Create an Indoor Blizzard

Commercial photographer Joey L. demonstrates how he achieved the look of a blistery winter snowstorm safely inside a New York Studio space. I wanted to create a dramatic portrait series of “arctic explorers” which appeared to be taken outside in a blizzard. The concept for this shoot was something I’ve been mulling over for quite Read MoreRead More

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