Blue Crane Digital 2007; Tutorial DVD; Play in any DVD player (worldwide) or CD-ROM drive.
Take your camera skills to the next level with the new Advanced series of instructional DVDs from Blue Crane Digital. In volume 2 of this series, we follow Professional Photographer, Tim Mantoani through a professional stock photography shoot. As we point our video cameras over his shoulder, Tim explains how the elements he has brought together contribute to the final, salable result. He also discusses other accessories that can help lift the quality of images to the next level. Last, but not least, he explores the human and business elements that must be understood for a photographer to be consistently successful as well as the attributes that make each photographer's work unique and important.
About the Actor
If you could peek over the shoulder of a professional photographer and learn how great photographs are made, would YOUR photography improve?
This series follows Tim Mantoani as he creates stunning images for both his professional practice and his personal use. Tim reveals secrets he has learned from over twenty years behind the lens. You will see exactly how he approaches his craft to get fantastic results with some of the same equipment you already own.
In Volume 2 of this series, Tim covers:
* Using available light in non-traditional ways
* Setting expectations for superior performance
* How photographer behavior effects the end result
* Tripods and hand held meters
* Using the tools at hand to make the best image
* Stock photo shoot (complete sequence)
* And much more
Tim Mantoani has been a professional photographer for close to twenty years. Shooting everything from professional athletes and celebrities, to fashion and products, his work has appeared in numerous national advertising campaigns and magazines including the cover of Sports Illustrated. He has written a nationally distributed column on photographic lighting for thirteen years and continues to teach seminars at the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California.
This DVD assumes you already know how your camera works, but want to raise your photography to the next level.
Through a series of interviews and real world photographic sessions, Tim walks you through the process of getting great images, even under challenging conditions. He also discusses the business of selling your work, and the level of investment in time and equipment necessary to be successful at any level.
Whether you own a D3, D300, D2x, D200, D80, D70s, D50, D40x, or any other Nikon DSLR, this series can help because it focuses on you, the photographer behind the lens. This DVD assumes you are comfortable with your camera controls and menus. If you feel like your photography has hit a plateau, this DVD will lift you to the next level.
Tim uses a variety of equipment from different manufacturers during this presentation including Nikon and Canon. All demonstrations and discussions can be applied to any Nikon DSLR.