Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
Many things can be said of the elderly. They say to age is a privilege. Another adage declares that to live long, one must embrace growing old. Wise words to remember indeed, if we are to be amongst the favored ones who will live to a ripe old age.
When we think of people in general, most of us carry in our minds an image of someone youthful or in the prime of their lives. Anastasia Pottinger instead, celebrates longevity, age and durability in her aptly titled series called Centenarians.
Golden Hours: Photographing the Light of Sunrises and Sunsets is an eBook written to help guide photographers through the unique challenges that this light presents. Many photographers will often note that their sunrise and sunset images rarely represent the scene they observed. By detailing the specific steps of my creative workflow, both in the field and in the digital darkroom, I detail how to successfully translate what your eyes see during one of the most challenging times of day to photograph, and be able to represent that experience visually by using a combination of camera and processing techniques. This eBook will allow you to transcend the disparity between what you see and your results, allowing you to create realistic, vibrant images of this beautiful light.
You are quite connected with the music scene, based on your photos. What are the challenges specific to concert photography?
I haven’t actually been involved in concert photography now in a while. But it is a genre of photography that I enjoy a lot. Concert photography is quite different from all other genres, since you never really know what is going to happen. You can quite easily get great shots since the stage and lights look great. But it is really demanding to get “the great shot”, since you have no control over whether or not or when the artist will make an awesome move on stage that you will want to capture. But I guess that is one thing that makes it so interesting; it feels like something is happening, and obviously you will also be able to listen to great music while you work.
Heroes are all around us. Make no mistake about that, and Brandon Cawood has made it his mission to ferret out these unsung individuals who for the most part remain overlooked. No, they are not living double lives, hiding behind aliases as most fictional heroes have been portrayed. Quite the contrary, they are simple everyday characters who we take for granted.