Posts Categorized: Interviews

Macro Photography Tips with Ryan Morris

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Ryan Morris is a photographer and close-up and macro photography enthusiast.  Being an admirer of his work, as well as his no-nonsense approach, I asked him a few questions about his technique.  Here are some of his close-up and macro photography tips: EV:  How long have you been shooting close-up and macro? RM:  I have… Read more »

Video Interview: Boudoir Photographer, Brooke Ismach


  When you inspire confidence in your subjects, the results can be outstanding. New York City-based photographer, Brooke Ismach, talks about how she keeps her boudoir clients confident throughout the process. Of course, the client has to be confident in her photographer. That goes without saying. But, as Brooke explains, it’s also crucial for the… Read more »

Video Interview: James Milligan, Makeup Artist


  My interview with NYC-based makeup artist (MUA), hairstylist, James Milligan.  James offers some great tips and encouragement for photographers, models, makeup artists and creatives.

Video Interview: Neil van Niekerk


  Check out this new interview with Neil van Niekerk, NJ/NYC-based photographer, author, and educator.  Great advice in this Q&A. Neil dropped by the studio and answered a few questions about his work, what aspiring photographers should know, and how to move forward with your photography;  never stop learning.

Interview with a Model: Cat RoPo


Cat RoPo is a freelance model working in the New York City area. Having worked with Cat a few times, I thought she’d be able to offer some great advice and insight from a model’s perspective.  In this interview, among other topics, we talk about what some models look for when deciding on who to… Read more »

Interview: JimmyD on Location Flash


Ed Verosky interviews Glamour photographer, lighting expert, and the author of five photography eBooks, JimmyD about his latest offering, Location Flash: How to Shoot Awesome Portraits Combining Natural and Artificial Light. Click the play button below to listen. Note: Logged-in Members will hear the extended version of the interview: [s2If current_user_can(access_s2member_level1)] Extended (Members) Version: [/s2If]… Read more »

Interview: Bill Gekas

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Bill Gekas is a portrait photographer residing in Melbourne, Australia.  His Old Masters-style portraiture featuring his daughter are skillfully crafted and captivating.  Here, we talk about his tools and methodology, and how he developed his unique style. How did your style come about?  Was it something you envisioned and decided to try to create, or… Read more »

Todd Hido on Excerpts From Silver Meadows


I was at the Strand bookstore last night and opened up Todd Hido’s Excerpts From Silver Meadows.  What an impressive piece of work.  In all honesty, it kind of blew my mind.  See, it’s not any single image that does it, but the presentation, and sequencing of the images really takes you on a strange… Read more »

Interview: Ted Jackson

The Times-Picayune staff photographer Ted Jackson talks about how he approaches his work.  From  Near the end of this interview, Jackson talks about the harder parts of the job; when he sees things during the course of his work that he wishes he never had to see.  It reminded me of Eros Hoagland and… Read more »

Podcast #30: Wedding Photography Tips with Neil van Niekerk

Podcast (Audio only): [powerpress] Podcast on Video: Interview with Neil van Niekerk, a photographer and photography book author who works in and around the NYC area. Lots of example photos in this video. Subscribe to download our podcasts on iTunes. Check out the video and images for this episode and all podcasts at:  YouTube What we… Read more »