Posts Tagged "robot"

On location: June portraits

»Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in business, on location, studio

On location: June portraits

In June, I offered portrait images at a lower price. The success has been incredible, I have never been so busy than this past month. In total I had 8 portrait sessions, in 24 days and was very fortunate to work with incredible talents like Debbie, Kara, Sudeep, Brittany, Wendy, Joey, Bruce, Luka, Joe and Taurus the robot. I always try to have two models per session so I can be more efficient (one model is getting ready, while the other is being photographed). We had sessions on location in San Francisco, and some sessions in studio. Here I share a couple of my favorite images: Want to book a session for...

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Robots might be the worst model

»Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in business, Featured, studio

Robots might be the worst model

I’m often asked to photograph some of the robots SRI International is working with. Those robots are always one of a kind (ok sometimes there is more than one) and it’s challenging to capture a robot as an image. You see a lot of videos of robots on Youtube but rarely images. The reason I believe, is that we think of robots as something in motion, therefore our mental representation of a robot is not static. A robot is per definition something that moves, grabs, fold, paint, etc. (you get the point, it’s not motionless) while a photograph is motionless. How do you capture the concept of robot in a photograph ? The idea I have used (in the image above) is a multi shot image where you can see the robot grasping the object. The other technique that...

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