Nicholas Gore

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My name is Nicholas Gore and I'm an event and portrait photographer based out of Charleston, SC. I've been shooting for about 6 years and I'm really excited to give back by sharing as much information as I can.

Only One Week Left! Fstoppers and PremiumBeat.com Are Giving Away A Blackmagic Cinema Camera

We have teamed up with PremiumBeat.com to give away what may be the most anticipated video camera of 2012, the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. This camera is has a 2.5k sensor that shoots in 12-bit Raw with 13 stops of dynamic range for less than $3000. Up until now, these specs were only available in cameras over $10,000.


Behind The Scenes of Lois Greenfield’s Amazing Dance Photography

Lois Greenfield is an amazing dance photographer based out of New York City and this video will take you behind the scenes for an in depth look at all aspects of her process.


How Douglas Sonders Processes His “Beard Series”

Douglas Sonders has been features a few times on this site with some incredible images and this series doesn’t depart from that sentiment. This video walks you through the post production of his “Beard Series” and gives you some great insights into how to use some excellent Nik Software to create a beautiful high contract black and white image.


John Keatley Shoots “Bad Coffee”

Photographer John Keatley takes us behind the scenes of his latest series “Bad Coffee” and gives us a great look at how it was shot. He gives us some really interesting insights into how he deals with the with the myriad of ideas that come from working with retouchers, assistants and make up artists on a big shoot. [more]

San Francisco 1906: Then and Now

Then and Now photos have always been common place in cases of a natural disaster, but photographer Shawn Clover, annoyed by improperly aligned photos decided to embark on his own project. After reading Dennis Smith’s 2005 book San Francisco is Burning Shawn decided to create composite images of modern day San Francisco and archival images of a destroyed city after the earthquake in 1906.


Joey L Shoots “Holy Men” From Around The World

Joey Lawrence has made several trips over the past few years to India and Ethiopia in order to create a larger body of work centered around Holy Men from all around the world. Check out a sampling of his work and check out the rest HERE.


Henry Hargreaves Photographs Deepfried Gadgets

A few weeks ago we showed you a photographer who took some incredibly expensive Apple products and smashed them for the sake of an image, today we have the work of New Zealand photographer Henry Hargreaves who got a little more creative in his destructive endeavors.


Drew Gardner Presents: Celebrity Portraiture

A few days ago Drew Gardner gave a presentation on celebrity portraiture. Throughout the talk, Drew will share some of the high points of his shoots, as well as teaching us how he applies the leasons he learns in his day to day work.


Michael Mapes Creates Photographic Specimen Boxes

Take a look at the very complex work of Michael Mapes who creates portraits by dissecting photographs and creating specimine boxes using hundreds of vials, pins and other tools usually used for preserving bugs. Check out his incredible images that give the viewer the feeling of being both scientific observer and mad scientist.


[BTS] Alex Koloskov Shoots “The Magic Of Water”

Check out this behind the scenes video of Alex Koloskov shooting a very complex image of a girl holding an orb of water. In the video you’ll see his lighting set up, and how he interacts with his model and if you’re interested in how all of those splashes of water became an orb, check out this link to all of the images he used in the final composite HERE.


1950′s Photoshop: Pin-Up Girls Before And After

Ever wonder about the process that went on behind the scenes of those classic pin-up images that adorned the noses of bombers and the walls of soldiers barracks in the 1940′s and 50′s? Well check out these great before and after images of 1950′s pin-up girls which gives you a sneak peak of the photograph that came before the artists rendering.


Behind The Scenes of A Windex Commercial

This is a very detailed video from Atlanta based photographer Alex Koloskov as he shoots a very complex commercial image of a bottle of Windex. Definitely worth checking out if you have any interest at all in commercial photography, the process is a lot more complicated than you might think.


Daniel Linnet Shoots For Top Gear Magazine

Check out this very cool video from Daniel Linnet as he shoots for Top Gear Magazine. It looks like the images were shot with Kino Flo lights and lasers and creates some stunning final images.


Youness Valo Bouslame Shoots Paper Dresses

Check out this fashion shoot from photographer Youness Val Bouslame who shot a very interesting paper dress using only a single beauty dish. I love how the video gives you a side by side look at the shooting of the image and the final image. Definitely a simple lighting set up and some beautiful results.


Pieter Hugo’s “The Hyena and Other Men”

This is a beautiful series of images by photographer Pieter Hugo, shot over a period of two years on the outskirts of shantytowns in Nigeria. These images show men and young children with wild animals such as hyenas and monkeys that have been trained to perform, often acting as the sole source of income for these families.


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