A spotlit portrait at dusk with mist…

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A spotlit portrait at dusk with mist…Client Stories, Photographs: People, Photography: Lighting

by Kevin Ames on September 3, 2015 with Comments Off on A spotlit portrait at dusk with mist… comments

My previous post explained the planning and set build for a portrait session with Atlanta musician Jeff Paige. This one deep dives into the rest of the details. Lighting Without question after the planning is finished, every photograph, ultimately, is …

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Planning for photography

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Planning for photographyClient Stories, Photography: Lighting

by Kevin Ames on March 31, 2015 with Comments Off on Planning for photography comments

Successful photographic sessions are built on planning. Pre-production solves problems before they become problems. That’s why it’s so important. It  can include location scouting, meetings with prop & wardrobe stylists, model casting, set drawings, background selection and of course the …

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Light It! Starting from Scratch

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Light It! Starting from ScratchGear, Photographs: People, Photography: Lighting, Workshops

by Kevin Ames on June 29, 2013 with Comments Off on Light It! Starting from Scratch comments

Where does a photographer already armed with camera, tripod and computer begin building their lighting tool kit? What lights? Stands? Grip equipment? Modifiers–think flags, scrims, soft boxes, panels, reflectors and so on? This burning question will be answered during my …

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