Black Plexiglas floorsUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on August 20, 2008 with Comments Off on Black Plexiglas floors comments

In the last post I talked about the set for Jezebel magazine's feature on Atlanta's Most Eligible singles. The floor is gloss black Plexiglas that adds a unique quality that reflects both the subject and the background. Black Plexiglas is …

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Atlanta’s Most Eligibles in Jezebel MagazineUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on August 18, 2008 with Comments Off on Atlanta’s Most Eligibles in Jezebel Magazine comments

For three days in mid-July fifteen of Atlanta's most accomplished and eligible singles came through my studio to have their photograhs made for Jezebel magazine's most eligible singles issue. The days were filled with fascinating people sharing loads of energy …

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Shooting a magazine featureUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on August 17, 2008 with Comments Off on Shooting a magazine feature comments

Every summer for the last ten years, Jezebel magazine features Atlanta's most eligible singles. Traditionally several photographers create portraits in order to meet the demanding deadlines. This year Jezebel's editor-in-chief decided to have me shoot all sixteen of the "Most …

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Choosing Smoke… Playing in LightroomUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on August 13, 2008 with Comments Off on Choosing Smoke… Playing in Lightroom comments

In talking to other photographers the consensus is that editing one's own work is the hardest job… EVER. In the dark old days of film, hours were spent with a loupe bending over a backlit box staring at individual transparencies …

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Shooting Smoke… Photographs and PlayUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on August 11, 2008 with Comments Off on Shooting Smoke… Photographs and Play comments

Play. It's the single most important thing I do in creating new photographs. An idea happens and I simply play with it. This idea evolved when one of my students asked about photographing smoke during a product illustration class. This …

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