Lighting / Rigging Solution On Location

-- From the "Old Tricks For New Dogs" series --  As I look back at some of the lighting/rigging solutions from the past, this example required lighting from below as well as from above. Shooting an Annual Report for Rutgers' Waksman Institute,  a topic on the shot list centered around growing cultures in petri dishes.  I used a Lightbank and a lighting grid from the

Lighting / Rigging Solution On Location2017-03-14T16:14:54-04:00

Lighting For A Motorcycle Display Image

Display Images For a Motorcycle Dealer - an "Old Tricks For New Dogs" series. This red Yamaha sport bike has an interesting look when viewed from an elevated high frontal position. It reminded me of a space alien with big eyes.  This motorcycle was mounted on a rolling platform.  The base of the platform was covered with diamond plate steel which has a great texture

Lighting For A Motorcycle Display Image2017-01-31T18:19:14-04:00

Extreme Coverage

From 4″ to 40 feet — An extended range of experience, as in two recent imaging projects. Technique and lighting is crucial for macro imaging, as shown in the product shot of the blue tub. Depth of Field is critical and products must be accurate in color and density to portray them to our clients accurately. For a hearing aid, tube color process web site,

Extreme Coverage2016-11-16T21:38:41-04:00

Test Drive Pentax 645D

I had the opportunity to shoot with the Pentax 645D medium format digital camera last week. So I captured a variety of subjects — hand held shots around town plus still lifes, products and this abstract in the studio. The shot shown here was taken with an old favorite technique — dual polarization of light to show stress in plastic and produce surreal colors. The

Test Drive Pentax 645D2016-11-16T21:51:24-04:00