Articles written by Eli Dreyfuss
Have you ever gone to the movies and was blown away by the lighting and cinematography of a certain scene and wish you could go home and recreate that look yourself? The problem usually arises that you don't have hundreds of thousands of dollars of lights accessible to you. In this quick video, learn how you can achieve a cinematic lighting scheme on any budget.
The new decade is just a week away, which marks the start of a new beginning. With anything new, it gives us an opportunity to set goals for ourselves, and take our photography game to the next level. If you're looking to level up your photography in 2020, joining the 52 Frames weekly photo initiative is the perfect way to flex your creative muscles each week, and become a better photographer while you're at it.
When you're scrolling through Instagram and you stumble upon a creative portrait or effect, what's the first thing that goes through your mind? You probably think it's just "Photoshopped." in, but in this video, see how Lindsay Adler created these artistic and creative effects in camera.
Our lives are collections made up of people and moments. Every day, there is a plethora of wisdom that passes by, but sometimes, you get one piece of advice that can change the course of your entire life or career. In this article, I share the five pieces of advice I've gotten over my eight-year career that helped shape me into the photographer I am today.
Did you ever want to get into the prestigious and often lucrative world of selling your photos as fine art limited edition prints, but didn't know where to start? In this video, learn how you can get started in the fine art world of photography and start making money with your photography today.
What happens when you fly half way across the world to shoot portraits of a model on an exotic beach, but then realize the light is not as soft or usable as you thought? In this video, learn how you can sculpt the natural light the way you want to create the most flattering results.
Combine sculpture, photography, and a powerful message to bring social change to the world and you get a series of impactful works that can bring awareness to important issues. In the case of this personal photography project, I covered my bathroom with over 3000 ibuprofen tablets to bring attention to the widespread problems with drugs and addiction.
In the world of Instagram and social media, what we see, is a lot of times not as it really seems. The line between what is real and what is fake is quickly blurring. In this article, go behind the scenes with instagram photographer, Calob Castellon and see how he creates captivating portraits using nothing more than a camera, and a little bit of creativity. If he can do it, you can too.
When you see portraits of people in exotic locations, do you think they are actually shot on location? Or do you think the background has been composited in using Photoshop? In this article, see how Lindsay Adler created these on-location portraits in a forest without leaving the comfort of her studio.
When one of the worlds most renowned headshot photographer, Peter Hurley shows up at your high school photography class to teach you about how to take better headshots, it's definitely a class you don't want to be absent for. In this article see how Peter used his photography skills to give back and inspire a high school community.
What happens when the sun is setting and you want to get a balanced exposure of the setting sun in the background and your subject? The reality is you can't without the use of a strobe and high speed sync. In this article, I’ll share with you how I was able to get a perfect exposure on my subject and the background using high-speed sync.