Commercial photographer Hunter Freeman speaks with Bill and Ed about his career and his work.


Bill Crawford, publisher of (Flickr)
Ed Hidden, exclusive photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (

Special Guest:

Hunter Freeman, commercial advertising photographer.

Hunter Freeman

Hunter Freeman Photos

LightSource Episode 80 (Interview Series) [45:30 minutes]



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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Hunter Freeman discusses:

  • Getting started as a commercial photographer
  • Inspiration of Phil Marco
  • Still life photography
  • Photographing Apple products
  • Advice for starting a photography business
  • Getting your portfolio images while you work
  • Making note of ideas
  • Humor in still photography
  • Inspiration of Elliot Erwitt
  • Working with commercial clients
  • Elements of realism
  • Working with talented people
  • Getting good expressions from models
  • Style of lighting
  • Lighting equipment on location
  • Taking minimum gear
  • Light to match the environment
  • Studying light
  • Stock photography

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