This is an unboxing of the new Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 G2 Lens for CanonRead More
I constantly change up what’s in my bag depending on the assignment. I’m also very cautious about overpacking. My mantra: “Keep it simple and efficient.”Read More
I constantly change up what’s in my bag depending on the assignment. I’m also very cautious about overpacking. My mantra: “Keep it simple and efficient.” Here is everything that’s in my mobile studio kit; it’s what I would bring for a portrait session, and about the only thing missing is a light stand, which I usually will either handhold or strap on the back of my Burton F-Stop Backpack. The truth is, I hate carrying stuff, so the less I have to carry, the better (though I never leave home without my sunglasses).Read More
In this short video, Jeff Rojas discusses 5 basic retouching tools and where they're best used.Read More
In this "Inspiration Behind the Images" video, Jeff Rojas talks about one of my favorite topics, inspiration from the great Masters.
Years ago there was a battle between several artists in PPA print competition who all claimed "ownership" of a pose with a bride...
As I spend more and more time behind a camera, I spend equally as much time trying to minimize my workflow. Doing so allows me to simplify my workflow as a photographer and instead focus on my subject, which is the most important part of the shoot.
Being at a rental studio, I used the resources that I had available to my disposal, but that always allows me to be creative on set.Read More
After teaching Photographing Men on CreativeLive and writing a book with the same title, many of you emailed me about photographing more "average" people.
I wholeheartedly believe most (ALL) of that content applies to regular guys like myself... so I decided to put my money where my mouth was. I produced a 2-hour video entitled "Photographing the Average Joe," which takes all of the principles I've discuss in class and workshops I've taught into a single short form video that covers everything from lighting to posing and editing.
I was so adamant on making this a successful video that the content was filmed not once, not twice, but three times. I knew that in order to convey the message that I wanted to, I need the right videographer, the right editor and the right team to make this a valuable lesson.Read More
I think it's about time that I share my most GUARDED secret as a photographer... My Retouchers! Why? Simply because I think they're level of talent should not go unnoticed. These days there are tons of retouchers out there and I know many photographers are having difficulty finding dependable people to outsource to. So no more secrets, here's who I give my stamp of approval to.Read More
In this simple lighting tutorial, I discuss how to create a soft and dramatic image by placing my light overhead.Read More