Wanted to pay one last tribute to our head-to-head video series with David Mecey and Hernan Rodriguez. The content packed into the series took a
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Hernan shares plenty of great tidbits about available vs. manufactured light. He also covers the use of lighting modifiers to contour contrast. Being a portrait photographer, Hernan emphasizes the model's face, so he has a few tricks to make magic happen on his camera sensor--not in post.Images © Hernan Rodriguez
Let's get back to business with the next episode in our head-to-head video series. A-list photogs David Mecey and Hernan Rodriguez were nice enough to let me pick
This is the second episode in our friendly shoot-off video series between Hernan Rodriguez and David Mecey. In this video, Hernan gives an informative lesson on shooting portraits. He shares lots of great advice on how to find the best angle to shoot anyone.Images © Hernan Rodriguez
Join Jimmy Beech, David Mecey, and Hernan Rodriguez for the kick off for a shoot-off video series between two of the industries best. Each photographer shoot portraits of the same model, on the same shoot, using their own creativity.Images © David Mecey & Hernan Rodriguez
Greetings everyone. If you've followed the blog for any length of time, you probably recognize the names David Mecey and Hernan Rodriguez. They are both outstanding photographers that live and work out of Los Angeles, California. As it turns out, Joe and I swung by the sunshine state on our way back from Mystic 2015 in Portland, OR. What better way to pay a couple of A-list photographer buddies a visit than to see them shoot. One of the great things that we had the opportunity to do was grab a little video footage. Over the next weeks, we'll be sharing tidbits from each of the pros from their deep wells of knowledge.
If you haven't heard image master Hernan Rodriguez teach, I'd highly recommend it. Hernan titled his speech Seeing Beyond 20/20. In a nutshell, he says that
Hernan Rodriguez has some upcoming 2-day lighting workshops. The first event, called "75 Portraits," is scheduled for March 23rd - 24th. If you enjoy intensive
Hernan is a commercial and portrait photographer by trade. His work has been featured in trade publications such as Studio Photography, Rangefinder, and on the cover of Photoshop User.
One of our new Photo Bundle ads features a photo of Evander Holyfield by Hernan Rodriguez. Aside from being the photographer Hernan acted as a liaison to
Jimmy I recently had the pleasure of getting to know Hernan Rodriguez, a commercial and portrait photographer who’s won more awards than you can shake a stick at. As it turns out, he’s a down-to-earth guy that really knows his way around cameras, Photoshop, and just about everything else related to photography. I asked Hernan to tell our readers a little bit about himself. That led to him sharing his entire process in a typical photo shoot from design conception to final image. The rest of this article is all from Hernan. Enjoy! Hernan The most challenging thing for me to do is to talk about myself, but how else would I be able to share what photography has fulfilled in my life?
Russ Jackson's beautiful portrait wins January's monthly photo competition from Alien Skin Software.
The next episode in our head-to-head video series is also sadly our last. David Mecey and Hernan Rodriguez collaborated on a shoot that took place in January. Team
For those of you that don't know, 'Team Skin' is out in Vegas for WPPI during this week. We are representing in our swanky new booth chock-full great
This is the third episode in our friendly shoot-off video series between Hernan Rodriguez and David Mecey. In this video, David Mecey gives a quick lesson on building model rapport.Images © David Mecey
So far we've introduced the team for our head-to-head shoot, and we've given Hernan Rodriguez a few minutes to teach about portraiture, but David Mecey hasn't
Let's get on with it! Here is the second part in our head-to-head shoot with Hernan Rodriguez and David Mecey. In this video, Hernan and
Thinking of changing over to a mirrorless rig? Read the opinions of some of the top pros in the industry before you take the plunge.
If you haven't read the first two parts of this series, check out Matt’s introduction article and his first shoot. I made plenty of colorful
For those of you that don’t know, Alien Skin isn’t a huge place. There are less than a dozen of us on the team. With