Still photographers know that keeping pace with the times today includes capturing motion. Brought to you by WPPI, Rangefinder, PDN, PhotoPlus Expo and Panasonic Lumix G, this collection of information-packed articles offers readers both education on technique and excellent recommendations for gear. Topics range from shooting hybrid photography, to marketing and promotion, to how creatives hire photographers for video assignments.
In “Hybrid Hero” from Panasonic, Suzette Allen, a long-time portrait photographer discusses how hybrid photography has allowed her to transition into an exciting new phase of her career—using the Panasonic Lumix G, she merges still and video into hybrid e-cards and film clips incorporating stills, creating innovative products for clients never possible before. Then for filmmaking basics and other essential expert insights, don’t miss “Video Lighting Tips from Gaffers and Grips,” “Demystifying DSLR Audio,” “Interviewing 101,” “How Collaboration Can Produce Better Video,” and before purchasing any equipment, “Products You Need to Add HD Video to Your Business.
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Like other photographers who excel at shooting group portraits, celebrity photographer Christopher Patey says he owes much to the influence of legendary photographer Irving Penn. “He was one of the masters of composing group shots, and I find myself pulling references from him almost every time in a creative conversation with an editor about group... More ›
Photographer Jill Greenberg has launched an online directory in an effort to promote women photographers for advertising jobs, film and television key art, and magazine covers. Called Alreadymade, the platform serves as a resource for clients looking to hire experienced women photographers. To be included on the site, photographers have to have shot at least... More ›
South African photographer Sam Nzima, whose iconic photograph (right) from a Soweto uprising in 1976 helped turn world opinion against apartheid, died Saturday in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, according to press reports. He was 83. Nzima’s famous photograph showed a distraught 18-year-old named Mbuyisa Makhubo carrying the dead body of 13-year-old Hector Pieterson, a student... More ›