Category: Photography and Lighting

Chasing the Jack DeLano Look

I found an old image buried in my files and decided to play around with it to see if I could approach the style and look of renowned photographer Jack De Lano’s Kodachrome work from the 1940’s. Shown above is the end result. (Full format version on my Flickr site) The Jack DeLano photo above…


Remote iPhone Camera Control

Screenshot of the Camera Plus app screen with the airsnap remote control button highlighted. If you use your iPhone for layout photography as I do, there are several instances where it would be nice to be able to focus the lens and trigger the shutter remotely. First, you may have compositions where, although you can…


Kodachrome

An argument could be made that Jack DeLano was one of the most gifted photographers of all time. His work showcases the mind blowing, intangible, qualities of Kodachrome film. Library of Congress photo. (1940’s era) A recent publishing project has brought me back to the images of renowned photographer Jack DeLano. DeLano’s journey is a…


Choosing Sky Background Photos

Cropping in a photo of an actual sky can create stunning results in terms of the appearance of the photos we take of our models….that is if you understand what your end game is going in. It’s easy to loose sight of that. I know I have in the past. With model photography we are…


Walking The Tracks

This scene was shot on the layout from 14th Avenue facing eastward down the tracks with my iPhone 6sPlus. Man that thing has a damn good camera on it when it comes to model photography. I also tried getting this shot using the iPhone13. As I moved the focal points, it kept jumping among the…