D.A.Wagner talks about changes in his approach to digital photography, his new Nikon D800 and traveling
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So to speak, it doesn’t take much to breathe life into dolls after they’ve been undressed. They get strange. Take the clothes off the doll and they take on a life of their own. (And, yes, I know, the color of the heads don’t match their bodies — I’ll fix that in post). These are [...]
A behind the scenes video of a recent high-speed digital photography food shoot with D.A.Wagner that yields some interesting images.
Last month I stopped waiting for phone calls and initiated a digital photography assignment by going directly to a potential client. It worked.
I’ve been trying to match a hundred or so photographs from my Shooting from the Hip series into complimentary pairs. A lot of questions came up regarding color, texture, light, camera angle, and a myriad of other qualities. But the one overarching question was, what makes two photographs viewed together, side by side, visually more [...]
I don’t know if there are any formulas, books or websites for quitting, like there are for starting businesses. I didn’t see, “When to Quit Investing in Your Losing Business Venture,” on Amazon. But I did a search for those words and what did I get? Mostly I found links to information on starting a [...]
Union Square Market, NYC – 9/5/2009, 10:50 AM I’ve most likely walked through the Union Square market a thousand times, yet it wasn’t until I started shooting for this blog that I discovered a market rarely seen. It’s the vendors who, unknowingly, set up my photos, so it’s a wonder that anything works at all. [...]
Red Onions as Fireworks, Union Square Market, NYC – 3:09PM Wednesday, June 24, 2009 I couldn’t help but think of the 4th of July, post processing these puppies. It wasn’t until a “root mask” was made and the contrast boosted that these absolutely incredible roots revealed themselves, metaphorically, as a trajectory of sparks. Later in [...]
Bundles of Rhubarb, Union Square Market, NYC – 12:01PM, Friday, June 19, 2009 The Union Square market reveals its little secrets…
A lot of advertising photographers invest in hand-made portfolio housings. They are the finishing touch to a lot of hard work and make for an impressive presentation. I hand-made my own portfolios and slipcases because it seems like a really important part of the process. How could I entrust anyone to the task of making [...]