LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E047 Roman Salicki

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with celebrity head shot photographer Roman Salicki.

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:

Roman Salicki, Los Angeles based celebrity head shot photographer.

Roman Salicki

Roman Salicki Photos


LightSource Episode 47 (Interview Series) [46:28 minutes]

 

 

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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Roman Salicki discusses:

  • Becoming a photographer
  • Working at London Vogue
  • Studio photography before strobe lights
  • Working with Richard Harriton, Terry Donovan, Terry Oneil, Lord Snowden, Norman Parkinson, Peter Rand, James Mortimer, Irving Penn and many more
  • How the masters used simple lighting
  • Changing attitudes toward models
  • Learning to look and use your eyes
  • Why less is more in studio lighting
  • Evolution of lighting equipment
  • Typical setups for male and female head shots
  • Using a 48 inch umbrella
  • Choosing a neutral background
  • Capturing the real person in a portrait
  • Manageable editing after the session
  • Lenses for portraiture
  • Lighting with a bare reflector
  • Creating a match print for clients

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