Monday, May 20, 2013

My NYC Photography Workshop

Hey everybody, I will be having an all-day photography workshop on June 22. In this workshop, I will help you improve your lighting, photography, and retouching. We will do a lot of shooting in a studio and on location in downtown New York City. For more details, send me an email:

Have a great day and keep shooting!

Friday, February 8, 2013

3 Elements For A Dramatic Fashion Photo Shoot

Video streaming by Ustream A lot of people think you need a ton of expensive equipment, props, and wardrobe to create beautiful images. This is often not true, even in a place like Pier 59 Studios in New York City. Using a simple setup can produce dramatic and beautiful images. In this behind-the-scenes video, fashion photographer Russell James explains how he uses three elements to do just this:

1) One tree with lots of cool branches.
2) One powerful light.
3) One hot model (in this case, Adriana Lima).