LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E079 Stephen Eastwood

Commercial photographer Stephen Eastwood speaks with Bill and Ed about his career and his work.

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:

Stephen Eastwood, commercial fashion photographer.

Stephen Eastwood

Stephen Eastwood Photos


LightSource Episode 79 (Interview Series) [46:30 minutes]

 

 

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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Stephen Eastwood discusses:

  • Transitioning from a model to a photographer
  • The commercial side of fashion
  • The advantages of being a model first
  • Working in New York and LA
  • Wanting more than sexy pictures
  • What gets the “wow” factor
  • Contrast as a tool for impact
  • Using color and gels
  • Focusing on what is marketable
  • Looking for criticism to improve your work
  • Artistic versus Marketable
  • Keeping inspired with artistic photography
  • How to know if you have an eye for commercial photography
  • How hypnosis can come in handy for photographers
  • Favorite lighting gear
  • Using a beauty dish
  • Surrounding the subject with light
  • Adding warmth to skin tones
  • Guiding retouching with early editing
  • Stephen’s Photography Tutorials

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