LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E061 Scarpati

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with Scarpati, commercial music photographer.

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:

Scarpati, commercial music photographer.

Scarpati

Scarpati Photos


LightSource Episode 61 (Interview Series) [55:20 minutes]

 

 

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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guests Scarpati discusses:

  • Getting started in music photography
  • Working with limited equipment
  • Using portable flashes with long exposures
  • Not having a defined “look”
  • Collaboration on a photo shoot
  • Building sets
  • Owning vs Renting a studio
  • Shooting in a home studio
  • Studio wall color choices
  • Shooting on location
  • Buying equipment that lasts
  • Speedotron Black Line 105 to stop action better
  • LightTools Egg Crates
  • Removing of light in an image
  • Using cards to add reflections
  • Using soft boxes as dramatic light sources
  • Using egg crates
  • Introducing perspective with lenses and sets
  • Lighting groups with softboxes
  • How bands have (not) changed over the years
  • Memorable photo shoots
  • Enjoying your work

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