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A Handy Get Screenshot App

A Handy Get Screenshot App

Posted by on Nov 1, 2016 in Applescript, Photography | 2 Comments

We all use screen shots from time to. Here is a little automator app that allows you to select the area of the screen you want to snap and saves the file to desktop. All you do is download the file from here and install it somewhere you have easy access to it. I suggest […]

Using Image Events and Applescript to Resize your Images

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Applescript, Photography, Workflows | No Comments

Image Events is a background application that can do stuff to your images. Applescript is a scripting language for the Mac OS. For the purposes of this blog we are going to resize a folder of images and save them to different locations. I have a regular job that I do where the client needs the finished […]

Reading Camera Data with an Applescript Droplet and Exiftool

Reading Camera Data with an Applescript Droplet and Exiftool

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Applescript, Photography, Workflows | 9 Comments

If you write blogs about photography then at some stage you are going to caption your pictures with info about shutter speed, exposure etc. In order to gain access to this info you would need to go into Lightroom, Photoshop or any other imaging software to copy the data out, which frankly is a bit […]

Fuji XT-1. Is it really a professionals camera?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2016 in Canon 5D MK111, Fuji X T-1, Photography | 2 Comments

The DSLR v Mirrorless Debate goes on I have been using two Fuji XT-1’s for nearly 2 years. After using Canon for 35 years the honeymoon period for the Fuji is most definitely over and I can now coldly evaluate how well this camera performs in my professional world. All the critisms below are purely […]

The Headshot Photography Course – 3

The Headshot Photography Course – 3

Using supplementary lights. An introduction to headshot lighting techniques. Gear List: Camera and lens (duh!) Reflectors Black flags Any supplementary lights (not powerful studio flash) i.e.. LED’s, tungsten, off camera speedlights. This is when lighting starts getting really interesting. You must though have read the first two chapters of this blog. Headshot Photography Course -1 […]

Actors Headshots as a Marketing Tool

Actors Headshots as a Marketing Tool

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Actors, Headshot Photography, Photography | No Comments

The truth about how your headshot markets you the actor. This blog is written mainly from the perspective of film and TV auditions. The auditions that I refer to are professional auditions for paid acting work. Lets get some things straight first. What headshots don’t do. Your headshot is nothing to do with your talent. […]

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