In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with master of the dramatic portrait – Michael Grecco, a commercial, editorial and advertising photographer.


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Special Guest:

Michael Grecco, commercial and advertising photographer and author.

Michael Grecco

Michael is a master at lighting people. He has photographed for many major magazines, advertisers and clebrities. Known for his dramatic style and edgy look he has become an icon in his field. Micheal has released a new book which illustrates his style and approach with images and explainations. The book is titled “Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait“. Michael talks with us about his book, as well as his approach to photography and lighting.

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Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait

LightSource Episode 30 (Interview Series) [64:50 minutes]



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