World famous photographer Joel Grimes shares how to develop your own unique style in photography, how he got out of a rut in his career, and his tips and techniques for shooting 32 bit photos, strobing HDRs, and more in episode 44 of the Improve Photography Podcast.
What's in this episode
- How Joel Grimes got in a rut where clients stopped calling him–and more importantly–how he reimagined his photographic style to become one of the hottest photographers around.
- How shooting in 32 bit can add smoothness and detail to your photos.
- Strobing HDR images using today's newest technology.
- How to develop your personal style in photography.
- How photographers can make a name for themselves and get their photos noticed.
- and more!
Joel Grimes's Gear List
Camera: 5D Mark III
Favorite Lens: Canon 17mm Tilt Shift
Tripod: ANY tripod and ballhead made by Really Right Stuff (and that's a direct quote from him!). He says the Really Right Stuff Tripods and ballheads will last FOREVER!
Favorite Camera Bag: Think Tank Airport International
Favorite Flash: Einstein Studio Strobes
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Support Improve Photography by going to ImprovePhotography.com/Amazon before you buy online – no change in price for you, just support for us! We get a small commission on ANYTHING you buy from Amazon to help fund this free resource.
- Submit Questions for the Podcast
- Request to be interviewed on the podcast if you're doing something unique and creative with your photography and you have the enthusiasm to share it.
- Jim's new Lightroom Online Class for those who want to learn Lightroom.
- Joel Grimes's blog where he lists his workshops, and his online portfolio.
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