ARCommunity #FF with Featured Photographer, Travis Huggett

Travis Huggett is a New York photographer who works mainly in portraiture and a bit of fashion photography. Travis started out shooting bands for smaller music publications. Out of college he assisted with some great photographers where, he feels, he learned something different from each of them which ultimately led him to discover that he […]

ARCommunity #FF Interview with Photographer, Matthew Granger

Tell me a little about yourself and what you do. I’m a photographer and photography teacher from Sydney, Australia. I spend about half the year traveling around, teaching workshops in different cities. I specialize in portraiture. I teach off camera flash, studio lighting as well as portraiture and intimate portraiture.  I’ve got a studio in […]

ARCommunity #FF with Featured Photographer, Matthew Arnold

“Topography Is Fate—North African Battlefields of World War II is not a simple investigation of geography. This visual survey by the American photographer Matthew Arnold is a testament to the trials of conflict amid a desert landscape. Each image in the series goes beyond surface representation to reveal elements of a very personal geography, formed by lived experiences grounded […]

ARCoverage: Pro Day – Filming Narrative Dialogue – What You Missed

Here’s what you missed at Adorama Pro’s Live Pro Day Event on May 8th.  We covered much ground during this event overall, but what I’m going to talk about is the Lighting Setup Daniel Norton used for this shoot; an aspect of filmmaking many overlook and very few fully understand. The actors, Sharina and Andy, arrived promptly […]

ARCommunity #FF: Laura Durkay, Writer/Director/Producer of “Natalie”

This week’s #FeaturedFilmmaker is Laura Durkay, writer, director, producer of the feature film Natalie.  During my interview with Laura she gave some great insight on what it really means to be an aspiring filmmaker. Below is some of what she had to say on a variety of topics involving the making of her upcoming feature […]

ARCoverage: Pro Day – Creating a TV Ad Spot and Print Ad with Sony 4K

On March 20 at Adorama’s Pro Day event Daniel Norton taught us various techniques with regard to using a Sony Z100 4K image capture to simultaneously create a TV Ad Spot as well as how to use that footage to create powerfully dynamic Print Ads.  With the help of  Dedolight and its projection attachment attendees […]

ARCommunity: Hungarian Law Prevents Portraits Without Consent

I was walking along a New York City street yesterday with my best friend.  We hadn’t seen each other in years and decided to commemorate the occasion by doing what most social media junkies do today, take a #selfie.  Only problem was we were sitting at the window of a very busy coffee shop and […]

ARCommunity #FF: Alexander (Sandy) Chase, Filmmaker – “Transcendence”

This week’s Featured Filmmaker #FF is Alexander (Sandy) Chase.  Sandy is a very passionate filmmaker.  In the past he has worked as an editor, a writer/producer for science material, and often wears the producer hat when working with his clients.  “But for the last 2 years I do whatever needs to get done.  A lot […]

ARCommunity: Slates For Sarah Made It to the Oscars

“On February 20, 27-year-old assistant cameraperson, Sarah Jones was killed in a train accident near Savannah, Georgia, on the set of the film MIDNIGHT RIDER. The accident also injured half a dozen crew.  Sarah’s death has resonated with tens of thousands of filmmakers from around the world and spurred a rallying cry for greater on-set […]