This happened on a shoot late last year, thought I’d pass it along. There are probably others like me who own both Profoto AcuteB and Acute2 packs and heads. Great kits, you can use all of the same modifiers, but despite having the same cable-to-pack connectors you cannot interchange the heads.
The AcuteB [...]
On a shoot this past Monday, grey seamless, corporate portraits. I have done five or six of these sessions for a specific client and I keep notes to match the lighting. This go round we were in a new space with a lot more room and higher ceilings. Despite that I could not get the [...]
I can now run the portrait shot in early July and mentioned in my Two for Two post.
David is dean of Fordham University’s School of Graduate Business Administration. He was photographed to show the skyline in the background, emphasizing the school’s location in the heart of New York City.
For those keeping track at [...]
I had my first assignment in a hazardous waste transfer station in early November. Considering I live in New Jersey, the state with the most Superfund sites, one may wonder why that took so long. The assignment, for an IBM custom magazine, was to photograph two women who work on the [...]
Photographing multiple executives is never easy. You’re trying to get good expressions from everyone, ideally in the same frame, and there may be politics or other issues lurking beneath the surface. With a single subject portrait you can pick an environment that will work for any subject and then finesse [...]
Recent portraits from a story on one of the youngest owners of a lumber yard in the United States.
Once in a while you get equipment that is a game changer. It changes the way you think, the way you shoot. This past fall I [...]
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