Shutter Release: Getting published, zero gravity photoshoot, soft light for video and shooting 4K


posted Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 12:30 PM EDT


In today's edition of Shutter Release, we will look at four videos which cover a wide range of topics. We will open with a video from photographer Serge Ramelli that is all about getting your photography business up and running. Next up is a neat behind the scenes look at a zero gravity photoshoot followed by a video about diffusion and how to use soft light for video recording. Finally, we wrap up with a video about why you should be shooting 4K video if you have a camera capable of it, even if you want Full HD video.

"The one tip to boost your photography sales and to get published in magazines" - PetaPixel

Photographer Serge Ramelli is an established professional photographer so he is very qualified to offer advice on becoming published. In the nearly 16-minute video below, Ramelli discusses different tactics you can use to make a name for yourself. If you want to have your work published, it's well worth watching.

Behind the scenes of a zero gravity photoshoot - Fstoppers

Earlier this year, Wix hosted a photography concept contest. The idea Wix determined to be the best would be fully funded and brought to life. A zero gravity concept by Japanese photographer Reiko Wakai was the winner. Fstoppers was invited to go to the shoot and they filmed a pair of behind the scenes videos, the second of which is a 360-degree video.

To see Wakai's shots from the zero gravity photoshoot, click here.

Diffusion in video, how and why you should be using soft light - ISO 1200

Caleb Pike of DSLR Video Shooter has made a new video about diffusion and soft light.

Reasons to start shooting 4K if you haven't already - DIY Photography

With more and more cameras being capable of recording 4K video, Peter McKinnon has a new video telling you why it's worth using that 4K capability, even if you ultimately want to use 1080p video. He raises many interesting points.