Understanding Subject Matter For Better Photos - Behind The Scenes With Scott Markewitz

"In order to shoot something well, you have to understand it." Long time pro photographer Scott Markewitz has had his work published on hundreds of magazine covers, and it's not hard to see why. This behind the scenes video takes a closer look to show what it's like when Scott is out on a few shoots, and then how he manages to balance his work life with his home life.

In the latest video from F-Stop Gear's "Life In Focus" Series, we go with Scott on shoots for longboarding, rock climbing, an mountain biking. Thriving on the challenges found when jumping into new and interesting subject matter, Scott enjoys spending the time to "find the shot."

For gear, Scott shoots with Nikon and Sony. In the video, he is using a D3S, but he now uses a D4.

Below is a sampling of Scott's awesome work, which shows off his unique and often simplistic style, captured and processed elegantly.

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For more info on Scott's work, check out his website and blog.

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5 Comments

Scott's the man! One of the most respected shooters in the powder/mtb world.

Chip Kalback's picture

Awesome photographer and a nice guy too. Much respect!

one of the best without a doubt! check out his entry into crankworx deep summer 2013: http://www.pinkbike.com/video/327348/

stefano druetta's picture

no need for a commercial to say «know what you're pointing your camera at».
such GREAT GREAT GREAT pictures anyway. super inspiring.

Impressive work. I Learned a few things from this.