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Corporate Photography
Joe McNally
with Joe McNally
Photographer Joe McNally has some advice on getting through some of the common obstacles that get in the way when working in corporate photography. READ MORE
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Corporate Photography
lessons: 9 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 20min
published: 2008
watched: 928 Member Views
Corporate Photography
with Joe McNally
Photographer Joe McNally has some advice on getting through some of the common obstacles that get in the way when working in corporate photography. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: What to Expect (free course preview)

When working in a corporate environment, it's important to be prepared, and to work quickly and confidently to get the shot from a subject that, in many cases, does not really want to be there

3min, 40sec
lesson 2: The Miracle of Photography

The hard work in corporate photography is the heavy lifting involved in transporting and setting up your equipment in the corporate office

2min, 29sec
lesson 3: Setting Up

Once all of the equipment is on location, it is time to introduce yourself to the client and to start setting up

3min, 12sec
lesson 4: Thinking Through the Shot

As the gear is being set up, it is a good time to check exposure readings and plan out what kind of portrait you want to take

7min, 31sec
lesson 5: Working Through Problems

In order to get the exact shot that you want, it is going to require some problem-solving when setting up the lighting

10min, 39sec
lesson 6: Building Blocks

Solving problems, creating new ones, moving forward, moving backward – it is all part of the tedious work that goes into creating a quality shot

10min, 59sec
lesson 7: Making the Picture

With all of the elements starting coming together, it is time to bring the subject in and start taking shots. However, we continue to tweak things as we go

11min, 55sec
lesson 8: Second Office Portrait

In trying to create a different look for this picture, we are going to contrast the light outside with a single strobe reflected off a white surface in front of the subject

18min, 8sec
lesson 9: Outdoor Portrait

The day concludes with some outdoor portrait shots utilizing a large soft box and a long throw reflector

11min, 49sec
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Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning photographer whose career has spanned over 30 years and included assignments in over 70 countries. Bridging the world between photojournalism and advertising, he has shot cover stories for TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, New York, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Men's Journal, Sports Illustrated, and National Geographic.
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