Friday, May 22, 2015


The followup to the discussion below, this time in podcast form! Enjoy! :)

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Git R Done!

"How involved are you with model development ? What do you say to a model when you want her to work a certain way to achieve a look such as from your editorial portfolio?"

I say, "Git R Done!"


Monday, August 11, 2014

Go-To Lighting Setups

What's a "Go-to lighting setup"?

If you've taken a workshop or a webinar with me in the past, you'll know that I strongly advocate a few "go-to" setups that you can nail every single time.

You'll also know that I recommend you demonstrate this proficiency as the first "set" throughout the test shoot. Yes, we're talking about test shoots. Obviously if you're shooting a campaign, web, beauty, or something more specific then the following doesn't really apply.

Why use a "go-to" setup?

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Conversations with LUCIMA: $10k Lenses, Outsourcing Retouching, Stolen Workshops

Our new Conversations with LUCIMA here! Trying something new!
* 30 minutes
* 3 short topics
* a few familiar faces :)

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Conversations with LUCIMA: Gear, Nudity, Steve Jobs, Fear

From today's conversation! Trying out Google+ Hangouts On Air.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Therein Lies the Rub

We played a little game on my LUCIMA Facebook Fashion Photography Workshop page yesterday.

The game goes like this: The following set of images come from 2 films and 1 digital source. Which is which? Could you tell what films I used?

Under full disclosure, I actually don't know the answer to the question. I have to reference my Lightroom catalog to tell you the answer. But therein lies the rub. Does it matter?