September 20, 2009

Shutters Inc – episode 137

This week, SI comes to you from the old Victorian river town of Echuca, located on the Murray River (which forms the state boarder between Victoria and New South Wales).

Recorded after one day of a 2 day photogrpahic workshop. The usual suspects talk about all aspects of the workshop, photograhy, working with models, lighting, you name it.

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May 17, 2009

Shutters Inc – episode 124

Filed under: !Podcasts,Available light,Joe McNally,Lighting,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 16:20

This week, Shelton narrowly avoids a heart attack after leaving one of his camera bags on site after a shoot,
check out the video of Shelton ripping out “Ain’t no sunshine“,
Bruce, Cathie and Max are off for a 12 night cruise for Christmas,
and who’s up for an end-of-year bash in Melbourne?
Then, Shelton continues the “Going pro” theme….
Knowing what you can (and cannot) deliver when asked to handle a shoot,
Don’t steal another photographer’s client (if you’re asked to fill in),
Jim Rockwell sent us an e-mail regarding doing research before cold calling,
Making something (specifically an image) out of nothing (an uninspiring product or location), which Shelton did this past week shooting water pipes,
Bruce asks about artifical lighting large scale,
and Shelton is loving his new book, Joe McNally’s ‘Hot Shoe Diaries’.


February 15, 2009

Shutters Inc – episode 116

Yep, 2 weeks in a row!
This week, Shelton answers a couple of very old e-mails regarding off-camera flash,
Robert Iverson asked about printing an entire folder of images,
Bruce asks for clarification on Shelton’s “pocket sunshine” technique,
plus the state of play with sensor size and density.


July 13, 2008

Shutters Inc – episode 112

OMG!
The dramas Shelton and I went through to get this episode out!
Listen in for the gory details.
In this ep, Shelton delves further into off-camera flash, and how to do it right.


March 14, 2008

A video for you

Filed under: Lighting,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 19:10

One of my contacts on Facebook just posted this clip.
I watched it, and was struck by how much it echoes exactly the things that our fearless leader has been telling us all these months.
I’m not familiar with the guy speaking, but he is obviously a fairly experienced photographer as well.


August 19, 2007

Shutters Inc – episode 087

Filed under: !Podcasts,Lighting,Macro photography,Shutters Inc,Softbox — Bruce Williams @ 23:20

This week, Bruce’s home-made softbox (idea courtesy of diyphotography)

It ain't pretty, but it works! McGyver is alive and well! Softbox sample Softbox self-portrait
135mm lens 135mm lens - white light 135mm lens - with gold gauze

…some more panning shots, this time from Brad Wilkins in Milwaukee…

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…and Shelton discusses macro photography, and putting live insects in your fridge!

Also, we announce the first weekly “Shutters Inc listener assignment”. Your task, should you choose to accept it Jim, is to shoot a natural light window portrait.