Andrew McGibbon is photographing animals in front of a live audience

Written by Jens-Linus Lundgren-Widén on . Posted in Fine Art Photography

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© Andrew McGibbon

Do you remember Andrew McGibbon, the animal loving fine art photographer that shoots snakes and horses, and everything in between. As if photographing wild animals is not thrilling enough, Andrew decided to shoot his most recent project in front of a live audience.

Last week we shared a series of images on the Profoto Instagram account. The pictures are from Andrew McGibbon’s latest project Wolves + Vultures. His fine art projects have always focused on animals and this one spawned out of the interest in the connection between animals and humans.

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Rising Light: Adrian Rae at Seattle Central College

Written by Harley Anderson on . Posted in Rising Light

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© Adrian Rae

Rising Light is an article series highlighting promising photography students from all over the world. This time we talk to Adrian Rae at Seattle Central College, who has her aim set on editoral photography.

In order to succeed as a photographer, or any profession for that matter, you have to see the bigger picture. Having ideals is fine, but if you plan on earning a living doing what you love best you need to understand what it takes to achieve your intended goal. Adrian Rae gets it.

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A Dramatic Photoshoot at the Royal Theatre

Written by Fredrik Franzén on . Posted in Portrait Photography, Videos

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The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, Sweden is a place like no other. Designed in a gracious Art Nouveau style and constructed in white marble with details in pure gold, the proud 100-year-old is built to impress both kings and queens. The theater houses seven stages where more than 1,000 performances are put on every year. Do the math and you realize it is a very, very busy place.

Enter Klara G, a Swedish photographer with a knack for creating quirky portraits with a classic yet theatrical feel. With that in mind, it should come as no surprise that Klara started her career as the Royal Dramatic Theatre’s in-house photographer.

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How To Create the Golden Hour With No Sun

Written by Jens-Linus Lundgren-Widén on . Posted in Portrait Photography, Videos, Wedding Photography

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Lin & Jirsa Photography shares their secrets to achieving unique and creative wedding imagery in this behind-the-scenes video series. Learn how they use Profoto Off-Camera Flash to control light to match their creative vision and overcome wedding day challenges. In the first episode Lin & Jirsa share their lighting tips and tricks on how to create the golden hour when there is actually no sun. Watch and learn.

Can you tell the difference between a photo that was taken at golden hour and one used a clever lighting technique to recreate golden hour? Read the full article about the shoot on SLR Lounge.

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A gruesome portrait, if ever there was one

Written by Jens-Linus Lundgren-Widén on . Posted in Off-camera Flash, On location, Portrait Photography

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© Matt Austin

When Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol he might have created one of the most spiteful characters in literary history. Ebenezer Scrooge is really the face of selfishness and coldhearted greed. A face that photographer Matt Austin captured in his ghostly and grim images.

Ebenezer Scrooge is everything you don’t want for Christmas. Yet he keeps coming back every year. This season, Exeter Northcott Theatre is putting up a play based on the story, with actor Derek Frood as Scrooge. Dorset based photographer Matt Austin was commissioned to shoot the publicity images. Read More