September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 19

  The next series of photos were the same and I used the same approach for the trucks. They had requested nice shots showing their fleet.

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 18

The Wood Products Company This next assignment was again, done for a small business.  This happen to be a wood and building products distribution company.  Actually, I don’t know how…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 17

  The Wind Farm I had a fun assignment to spend the day photographing wind farms and a few employees. The process is quite simple from a technical perspective. I…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 16

The next photo was taken directly after the previous setup and in the same location. This image was to showcase the company owners in front of the products they sell….

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 15

This next page of the brochure was to illustrate the quick service and rapid response of their service team, particularly the radio dispatch aspect. We moved the same truck used…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 14

First, why do I need ambient light in this image anyway? If you guessed it was to capture the sparks from the grinder you can take the rest of the…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 13

I received an assignment from this industrial magazine to shoot this new warehouse storage facility. Each end was open so railroad cars could be moved in one end and out…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 12

Consider for a moment the fill light placement in this shot.  The camera is right next to the door and if the fill umbrella is next to the camera, then…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 11

The Step Company For this image, which was a product photo for the company that makes these adjustable steps for mechanics to stand on, I could have used ambient light….

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 10

I had another light that acted as fill light and it was near the camera. You can see the table in the lower left corner. I would have preferred that…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 9

The first image here is way over exposed for the window and ok for shadow detail. The second image is perfect for the window, but the table is to dark….

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 8

Here is an example of being forced to use the ambient light. There is no way I could light this whole area for a real lighting look. This location is…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 7

well, then there is no need to allow the ambient light to play a part in the photo, but it must look real and if using ambient light will make…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 6

This series shows strobes on the machine and different shutter speeds. Below is f/11 @ 1/15 and this exposure is perfect for the strobe lights but does not allow the…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 5

Depending on the shot you need to get, you may choose to use ambient light or you may not and you need a clear idea of why you would want…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 4

This older pictures is a great example of using one of my White Lightning as a bounce off a white ceiling and using no ambient light because of not wanting…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 3

Dine and Dash The reality of commercial photography work is that you occasionally do not have time to do everything that you want to do with a photo setup. This…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 2

As you begin your commercial photography business you will be asked to photograph on location. There is a huge variety of different assignments you may be asked to do and…

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September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 19

  The next series of photos were the same and I used the same approach for the trucks. They had requested nice shots showing their fleet.

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 18

The Wood Products Company This next assignment was again, done for a small business.  This happen to be a wood and building products distribution company.  Actually, I don’t know how…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 17

  The Wind Farm I had a fun assignment to spend the day photographing wind farms and a few employees. The process is quite simple from a technical perspective. I…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 16

The next photo was taken directly after the previous setup and in the same location. This image was to showcase the company owners in front of the products they sell….

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 15

This next page of the brochure was to illustrate the quick service and rapid response of their service team, particularly the radio dispatch aspect. We moved the same truck used…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 14

First, why do I need ambient light in this image anyway? If you guessed it was to capture the sparks from the grinder you can take the rest of the…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 13

I received an assignment from this industrial magazine to shoot this new warehouse storage facility. Each end was open so railroad cars could be moved in one end and out…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 12

Consider for a moment the fill light placement in this shot.  The camera is right next to the door and if the fill umbrella is next to the camera, then…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 11

The Step Company For this image, which was a product photo for the company that makes these adjustable steps for mechanics to stand on, I could have used ambient light….

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 10

I had another light that acted as fill light and it was near the camera. You can see the table in the lower left corner. I would have preferred that…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 9

The first image here is way over exposed for the window and ok for shadow detail. The second image is perfect for the window, but the table is to dark….

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 8

Here is an example of being forced to use the ambient light. There is no way I could light this whole area for a real lighting look. This location is…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 7

well, then there is no need to allow the ambient light to play a part in the photo, but it must look real and if using ambient light will make…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 6

This series shows strobes on the machine and different shutter speeds. Below is f/11 @ 1/15 and this exposure is perfect for the strobe lights but does not allow the…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 5

Depending on the shot you need to get, you may choose to use ambient light or you may not and you need a clear idea of why you would want…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 4

This older pictures is a great example of using one of my White Lightning as a bounce off a white ceiling and using no ambient light because of not wanting…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 3

Dine and Dash The reality of commercial photography work is that you occasionally do not have time to do everything that you want to do with a photo setup. This…

Read More
September 14, 2011

Lesson 6: Page 2

As you begin your commercial photography business you will be asked to photograph on location. There is a huge variety of different assignments you may be asked to do and…

Read More