LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E081 Bradley Ross

Commercial child head shot photographer Bradley Ross 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:

Bradley K Ross, Playbox studios.

Bradley Ross, Playbox Studios

Bradley Ross Photos


LightSource Episode 81 (Interview Series) [48:30 minutes]

 

 

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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Bradley Ross discusses:

  • From acting to photography
  • Photographing child actors
  • Learning the basics of photography business
  • Opening a new studio
  • Creating great light in your home
  • Making great online head shot images
  • Learning by experimentation
  • How to make convincing natural light in the studio
  • Working with the eyes
  • Choosing a lens for head shots
  • Challenges with photographing children
  • The studio experience at Playbox
  • Flexible pricing and a typical session
  • Traveling to photograph actors
  • The importance of integrity
  • Working with acting agents
  • Rising above the technique
  • Clothing for good head shots
  • Post processing and Adobe Lightroom
  • White balance and color temperature
  • Learning online
  • Showing your clients their images

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