LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E074 David Bean Returns

David Bean, commercial music and celebrity photographer returns to update us on his career and his new studio.

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:

David Bean, commercial photographer.

David Bean Photography

David Bean Photos

David’s Blog

Follow David on Twitter

David’s Twitter photo info/news


LightSource Episode 74 (Interview Series) [41:37 minutes]

 

 

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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest David Bean discusses:

  • His new web site design
  • Updates on his career since we last spoke
  • Narrowing focus and choosing a specialty
  • Getting hired in commercial work
  • Working with higher tier clients
  • Staff – assistant/studio mate Ben Hancock
  • Effects of the economy on photographers
  • The death of paper
  • The photographer and the role of video
  • Working as a Director of Photography
  • Equipment changes
  • Canon EOS 1D Mark III in natural light situations
  • Alien Bees, Profoto and Elinchrom lighting gear
  • Using beauty dishes
  • Using silks for diffusion
  • Choosing backgrounds
  • His new studio space
  • Lighting with skylights
  • Go Behind the Shoot web site coming soon
  • Markovisual

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