How to Build a Commercial Photography Studio Cyc Wall

July 27, 2016By Steven Poe

Why Build a Studio Cyc Wall? Commercial advertising photographers use a cyc wall for professional lighting and no horizon line. This article is about how to build a commercial photography studio cyclorama. Imagine being inside an empty egg. There you are, surrounded by white, with no horizon in sight. Your depth perception is gone, but … Read More

Is Photography Only a Photograph?

July 22, 2016By Steven Poe

Until recent years single photographs have been useful for nostalgia, entertainment, and business communications. No longer are the ultimate photographs only created by commercial photography. In this article I’ll explore new emerging technology areas that use groups of millions of photographs. Using photography as data creates new ways of seeing and new commercial photography business … Read More

5 Architecture Photography Tips to Get the Better Photos

July 17, 2016By Steven Poe

Have you ever wondered what it might feel like travel the world while taking pictures of beautiful places? To live that dream with architecture photography you’ll have to create beautiful and technically flawless photos. Here are my top five architecture photography tips to get you started. I’ve made them a mix of visual aesthetic and … Read More

7 Best VR Videos You Can View Now

July 13, 2016By Steven Poe

Virtual realty productions are in full swing all around the globe. New virtual reality production companies are formed everyday it seems. Around here near Silicon Valley and San Francisco there are VR Meetups almost daily. The last I counted there are 51 unique Meetup groups ranging the full spectrum of topics, styles and technologies. I’ve … Read More

How to Set Up Lighting for Automotive Photography

July 9, 2016By Steven Poe

Becoming a Jedi master of light is knowing how to shape it. Lighting for automotive photography requires you to join the automotive luminous flux alliance (ALFA) and struggle against the evil reflective refracting empire. In these first steps of joining the powerful ALFA Order we’ll push studio automotive photography lighting over location car photography tips. … Read More