Well, not really the movies, but we turned a 30 person “theater” inside a church in Northwest Austin into a real enough cinema for the purposes of our shoot.
The purpose of our shoot? same as every photo shoot I am on – to get great pictures, to hit a couple of solid singles and doubles, and then go for the homeruns. Try and hit for the cycle. In non-baseball terms, get the solid out of the way, and then try something new and exciting.
Today, part of that excitement is my continued foray into the realm of HD(V)slr video. That is, capturing video with a Canon Mark IV that my good friend lets me borrow from time to time. I think that the blending of stills and motion, sound and post-production will be “The Next Big Thing”. I want to be part of that because video in short bursts can be fun and gets my mind thinking along different paths, paths that influence my still work as well.
The other part of my excitement from today is developing deeper relationships with a few models, and forging new models out of friends and acquaintances. Today on the set we a few models who have agents and a few who today was their first time in front of the camera. Everything ran smooth, outside of the fire lighting, and the veterans helped the rookies to have a great first experience.
Tomorrow, I will be attempting a more hybrid shoot of a newborn. Going to attempt a more even split of motion and stills and then craft them into something my clients will love.
Josh loves a good adventure and some of his favorite wedding and engagement shoots have involved “getting crazy” or going somewhere special to the couple.
Josh is a Texas native and long time Pflugerville resident. He started his photography business in 2009 and has never looked back. His photo business even allowed him to be daddy-day-care before his two sons reached school age. Over the years his business has expanded to include just about every type of photography including automotive, editorial portraits, corporate events, sports and food. Through it all, he has continued to love wedding photography for genuine moment, the fast pace and the diversity of subjects it offers. Josh is a co-founder of North Austin Pfoutographic Society and a resident instructor at Precision Camera & Video in Austin, Tx.