LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E064 Tim Tadder

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with Tim Tadder commercial and sports photographer.

Hosts:

Bill Crawford, publisher of StudioLighting.net (Flickr)
Ed Hidden, exclusive IStockPhoto.com photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (Firesickle.com)

Special Guest:

Tim Tadder, commercial and sports photographer.


LightSource Episode 64 (Interview Series) [41:58 minutes]

 

 

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LightSource Episode 64 (Interview Series) [41:58 minutes]

In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Tim Tadder discusses:

  • Starting out as a sports photographers son
  • Finding photography
  • Learning through photojournalism
  • Working hard and taking more pictures
  • Finding a style with location photography
  • Marketing tips
  • Building a brand from your style
  • Finding inspiration
  • High production/high definition lighting style
  • Lighting gear
  • Pre-shoot prep work
  • Compositing the final shot
  • Shooting celebrities
  • Post production and retouching
  • Using shadows to create shape and contrast
  • Favorite light modifiers
  • Choosing to be good at photography

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