Posted: May 20th, 2009 | Author: Lee White | Filed under: Canon, Green, photo lighting | Tags: active lifestyle, advertising images, advertising photography, california photographers, Canon 5d, commercial photographers, dramatic lighting, editorial photographer, healthy lifestyle, location photographer, Los Angeles photographer, people photography, surfer | Comments Off
As a California photographer, I have great weather for healthy lifestyle images all year round. I especially love the summer months for surf and turf images when I get either rich blue skies or dramatic cloud filled backgrounds.
California surfer showing healthy lifestyle
Combining great locations with my lighting style allows for some stunning advertising or editorial photography. Casting of models and/or locations is easy for California photographers and clients in the place where the healthy lifestyle trend was started. Being on the west coast means wide sandy beaches, vast deserts and majestic mountains for striking images.
Corporate imaging here is great too! New facilities in open green areas are ideal for portraying the new face of greener corporations.
Photo hint: Even when shooting at golden hour be ready to use supplemental lighting techniques like strobes or reflectors. You might find the perfect shot is towards the sun which can add real life to an image as well as extra depth. Photography is a craft. Photographed with Canon camera and strobe.
Posted: April 29th, 2009 | Author: Lee White | Filed under: Education, photo lighting | Tags: advertising images, advertising photographer, california photographers, commercial photographers, editorial photographer, Lee White, lifestyle, location photographer, Los Angeles photographer, people photographer | No Comments »
California photographers are right in the middle of the country’s most health conscious region. Advertising photography of healthy food, year around outdoor activities and mind/body health are photographed here. Location photography is easy with endless sunny days, beautiful beaches and mountains.
Los Angeles photographer Lee White shoots healthy lifestyle - Yoga
Yoga studios and gyms seem to be on every block providing commercial photographers like me beautiful models for my advertising and editorial photography.
Photography hints: use cool pastel colors to make your subject’s skin tones standout. Cool colors also help present a calm quiet atmosphere.
Posted: February 24th, 2009 | Author: Lee White | Filed under: Canon | Tags: advertising headshots, advertising images, advertising photo, advertising photographer, advertising photography, business headshots, California advertising photographer, Canon 5d, corporate photo, editorial photo, headshot, Lee White, lifestyle, Los Angeles photographer, people, people photo, portrait | No Comments »
I did this shot for a job but it looks like a real shot of a friend. There is a level of comfort the subject has that speaks to a certain level of intimacy. It’s the emotional connection between the subject and the viewer that I always strife for in my images. In reality, it is a model I had never met before this shoot, being photographed by me, a professional advertising photographer on set, but it looks like two people in a trusting relationship. You know this person, you like this person. The feeling is helped by the unusual angle.
A key element in an advertising photograph, trust.