Now for a few inspirational links: Assignment Three / Simple Small Still Life: Schedule: Things can tell a lot about their owners. (1-21) Friday is “LIVE” at Noon MST for our European followers. Photo Assignment #8 brings back the classic still life. Our schedule for each week is on the Assignment pages there as well. I appreciate your real-world examples. Through the years this has changed to experiment with conceptual ideas and even the subject itself. Irving Penn was one of the greatest still life photographers. This still life of an antique drill was shot for a corporate brochure. You must keep notes on how long it took you to prepare, get items, shoot and post process. (1-27) Thursday “LIVE” (Noon MST) on billing for our European folks. Cosmetics, utensils, tools, toys or raw veggies for example. I have had to redo it twice… and the one that is there for the first critique is terrible. Assignment Three / Simple Small Still Life: Photograph something small enough to fit in an 8″x8″ area. The goal is to catch the eye and compel a closer look, or investigation into the brochure we are shooting for. Cosmetics, utensils, tools, toys or raw veggies for example. See how he blends the two genres for a wonderful look. (1-24) Monday is the new Assignment: ‘Landscape’ Portrait in Environment Not so. Especially if you don’t look for random objects, … Photograph something small enough to fit in an 8″x8″ area. Matthew Zucker has product and still life together. Lighting: One Lowell Tota through glass block and small mirrors placed for specular fill. http://photograpyreview.blogspot.com/2011/05/shoot-digital-still-life-photography.html, Lighting Essentials by Don Giannatti © 2018 All Rights Reserved, one of the greatest still life photographers, Matthew Zucker has product and still life together, wonderful still life photographer here in Phoenix, http://photograpyreview.blogspot.com/2011/05/shoot-digital-still-life-photography.html, 03:Still life for an editorial article « photoproject52, Still Life Photography for Editorial - Project 52, Assignment Three | Schweiger Photo. This is not a product shot, it is a still life. Still Life Photography Ideas – Still Life Photography is a matter of lighting as well as prepare a group of things in creative way. The point is sometimes to be a bit more ‘artistic’ and we don’t have to concern ourselves with showing a label, or something that is part of a product that is branded. Its a reflection, or a study of an inanimate subject. (1-26) Wednesday “LIVE” (7PM MST) is about creating billing for this kind of shoot. Isolating a bit of the natural world is one way of approaching making pictures of things. Still life professional photographer need to have much more innovative abilities in Composition, Lighting, mood as well as article processing techniques. The Still Life has been a subject for artists over the past few centuries. This is a typical shoot for a mid-market photographer. The purpose of this exercise is to get you thinking about using your aperture and shutter speed to work with the light and create the best possible image. As usual, you will be able to upload to the Flickr site until January 31. Be aware of the layout. It can have such strength though the context, or connotation of context, that helps widen the appeal. Still life is a genre in photography that extends back to the past masters of painting. The brochure is printed 4 times a year and this is the way the covers lay out. This week we tackle a small still life project. We have to shoot to the cover, not shoot and have the AD deal with working out his type. The image will be reproduced as a square on the cover of a brochure. (1-19)Wednesday we will upload Video #1 on shooting small still life. I have been critiquing the vision statements and audio one is up now.