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Class Demo: Food

Thursday (4/20) I did a demo of food photography for the Lighting Class.  In a class lecture on the previous Tuesday we discussed plated vs. studio food issues and advertising vs editorial style shooting and I showed them a number of examples. The … Continue reading

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WRIST WATCH DEMO IN CLASS

For my Lighting Techniques class, the next assignment is jewelry.  For the first demo I decided to do a watch since it combines issues of reflectivity (metal band and bezel) and transparency (the face) for a fairly simple starting point.  … Continue reading

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LIGHTING DEMO – Light Meter

Well, Spring 2017 semester is well underway and after preliminary calibration exercises to help students learn the abilities and limitations of their cameras, in the lighting class I did a demo for the 2nd shooting assignment: a Product that is … Continue reading

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Boot Demo for Lighting Class 

This week’s assignment for the lighting class was to create a catalog cover shot of something solid and textured. It could be anything but had to be larger than a watch and smaller than a suitcase — basically something that … Continue reading

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Commercial Break: Demo for Lighting Class

We interrupt the Taos Trip series (there will be one more post — No. 7 — but all the images and narrative are not quite ready) to bring you a quick demo shot for the lighting class at City College. … Continue reading

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Demo in Studio: Lots of Texture for the Lighting Class

This week I shot a demo for the lighting class to illustrate lighting to emphasize texture.  Their assignment is a solid textured object in which the texture is an important sales feature of the item they have chosen.  To show … Continue reading

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Last Shot Before Death Valley 

My Landscape Class’s field trip to Death Valley kicks off tomorrow morning when we will all hit the road and head to a most unusual place. It is a place at once terrifying, especially if you were a person in … Continue reading

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