How to Shoot like Annie Leibovitz – (Part 3: The Results)

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, we explored how Annie Leibovitz created one of the most iconic fashion photography looks of the recent decades and the few pieces of lighting equipment we needed to emulate her style. It has been an enlightening learning process and we would like to share our final … Continue reading How to Shoot like Annie Leibovitz – (Part 3: The Results)

How to Shoot like Annie Leibovitz – (Part 2: The Setup)

In Part 1, we set out to study one aspect of Annie Leibovitz’s legendary body of work, her Vanity Fair style fashion shoots. Her subjects are statically posed,  bathed in ultra soft moon lighting, and, more of often than not, positioned in front of an expensive canvas background. It’d be silly to suggest the following setup guide … Continue reading How to Shoot like Annie Leibovitz – (Part 2: The Setup)

How to Shoot like Annie Leibovitz – (Part 1: The Look)

Annie Leibovitz is perhaps the most well-known and well-respected living American photographer. Her career spans for more than four decades, starting at Rolling Stone, and then moving on to Vanity Fair, Vogue, and you name it. Her style and subject matter is as expansive as her career, from iconic editorial celebrity shoots the likes of John Lennon and … Continue reading How to Shoot like Annie Leibovitz – (Part 1: The Look)

Back to Basics: How to Look at the Light

We could talk about many technical things like how to get the right exposure using which metering mode or how interacts the shutter speed with the aperture and ISO etc.  Even if you know perfectly all of these things, you cannot do anything good without understanding the light. Sometimes it’s just good to go back … Continue reading Back to Basics: How to Look at the Light

Favorite Lenses of Famous Photographers

As much as photographers distance themselves from their cameras, saying that it is merely a tool, photography as a whole is much more intertwined with technology than traditional art. Our cameras and our lenses set the boundaries of our perspectives. This is why, we’d thought it’d be interesting to look at some famous photographer’s favorite lenses. … Continue reading Favorite Lenses of Famous Photographers