Wed, 25 December 2013
This week's show features two interviews from different points of view in the photo industry. Melissa Niu catches up with noted portrait and fashion photographer Kevin Ames to discuss his approach to working with light. Then Rich Harrington talks to photographer Scott Diussa about his concert photography and work with Nikon.
Kevin Ames is a commercial photographer who started doing commercial photography while attending Boise State University and working full time at Idaho Camera. His career continued as part of the first generation of videographers working for the NBC and CBS affiliated television stations in Boise. He has also written, produced, photographed and directed television commercials.
His photographs have appeared in Time, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal and on the covers of Professional Photographer, Photoshop User, Jezebel and Atlanta Sports and Fitness magazines. He works for corporate clients including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Carter’s, Honda and Westin Hotels as well as in brochures, annual reports, websites and trade show graphics.
Melissa and Kevin discuss:
Follow Kevin on Twitter — twitter.com/amesphoto
Scott Diussa is a photographer, teacher, musician, traveler and part-time writer. His photographic background started with weddings, portraits and architectural photography but quickly changed to teaching photography at the Disney Institute at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. From there he joined Nikon and is currently the Manager of Nikon Professional Services and Training.
Rich and Scott discuss:
Follow Scott on Twitter —twitter.com/sdiussa
Sun, 15 December 2013
Winter Wonders | Photofocus Podcast 12/15/13 with Scott Bourne | — Shooting Outdoors, Gifts for Photographers, Long Exposure, and the Nikon Df
This week's show, Rich tracks down Scott Bourne (who really is enjoying being retired) to talk photography. Rich showed up at Scott's place in Vegas with a microphone and refused to leave until Scott agreed to be on the show. Okay... that's a slight exaggeration, but we hope you have as much fun with the show as we did. We talk about a bunch of timely issues for photographers of all skill levels.
Join Rich and Scott as they talk about a bunch of winter oriented photo topics. Get ready for shooting great pictures this holiday season with a buffet of photo knowledge.
Rich and Scott discuss:
Disclaimer: This show presents several ideas and techniques that we hope help you. These are just some ways of approaching the issues at hand. Combine with your own skill for best results.
Hosted by Rich Harrington & Scott Bourne
Thu, 5 December 2013
This week's show features two interviews from different points of view in the photo industry. This week we catch up with noted portrait photographer Brian Smith about his workflow to capture unique images of some of the most photographed subjects in the world. Then we speak with Bryan O'Neil Hughes to learn about the next generation of digital imaging tools and workflows from Adobe.
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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Brian Smith is the luckiest guy on the planet. He’s told Bill Gates exactly what to do for an entire hour, appeared on The X Factor, exhibited at the Library of Congress, dined with the President and 3,000 of their closest friends, written an Amazon Best Seller, shared cupcakes with Anne Hathaway, gotten drunk with George Clooney and married the most beautiful woman he ever laid eyes on…
For the past 30 years, Brian Smith’s iconic portraits of famous celebrities, athletes and executives have been used in advertising, by corporations and have graced the covers and pages of hundreds of magazines including Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, Time, Forbes, New York Times Magazine, Elle and British GQ.
Rich and Brian discuss:
Follow Brian on Twitter — twitter.com/briansmithphoto
Bryan O’Neil Hughes
Bryan O’Neil Hughes is the Senior Product Manager for Adobe® Photoshop® software and a pinch hitter for the Photoshop Lightroom® software team. Since 1999 he has helped to test, drive, demonstrate, and lead development of Adobe’s professional digital imaging applications. Bryan is the Photoshop team’s primary worldwide spokesman and can often be found leading seminars, user groups, and workshops.
Before joining Adobe, he was a professional photographer and retoucher. Beyond Adobe, Hughes is a published photographer, editor, and author. He is also a driving instructor for the BMW Car Club of America. When he isn’t driving very quickly, he enjoys running marathons very slowly. Bryan was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2011.
Melissa and Bryan discuss: