LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E055 Brandon Voges

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with commercial photographer Brandon Voges from Bruton Stoube.

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:

Brandon Voges, commercial photographer.

Brandon Voges

Brandon Voges Photos

View Brandon on Flickr.com


LightSource Episode 55 (Interview Series) [51:38 minutes]

 

 

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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

  • Happy New Year – resolutions
  • Listener Questions:
    – Using music with web slide shows
    – What is the difference between a shoot through umbrella and a standard one?
    – How to post in the LightSource Flickr group photo pool
  • Photographing Christmas
  • “Welcome to Oz” book by Vincent Versace

Special Guests Brandon Voges discusses:

  • Getting started as a commercial photographer
  • How his retouching background helps his photography
  • Shooting for composite images
  • The making of a paintball office image
  • Getting real emotion to come through in a photo
  • Using natural light when possible
  • Using lamp socket strobe lights and stick light strobes
  • Color balance in mixed light
  • Lighting in dark settings and bars
  • Sharpening techniques and photoshop
  • Using the fade command in photoshop
  • Using water in the studio
  • Lighting for sports portraits
  • Not metering and bracketing using raw files
  • Creating flare
  • Favorite studio equipment
  • Using your iphone as a marketing tool

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