Test shoot I did for a new model named Corrie J.
Test shoot with the lovely Shanice Watts in Benicia, CA More @ http://www.facebook.com/kandidzportraitsBlog @ http://www.wootenweb.com/
One of the toughest parts of my job is convincing people to allow me to shoot them as they are, in their environment. Since my style is very editorial, capturing a sincere moment is essential to my art. However most people are so accustomed to snapshots and posed photography wearing their ‘Sunday best’ they do […]
The majority of models I work with are 5′10″ or taller and size 0 to 4. The reason being is that they photograph tall filling the frame and fit the sample sizes of the designers I work for with little to no adjustments. The majority are hard working, fairly humble and want to produce beautiful […]
February 27, 2010 Oakland, CA by Mario B. Productions PHOTOS+MOTION=FUSION Fusion Video by David ‘Art’ Wooten
This week will mark my second issue as 110 Magazine’s Chief Contributing Photographer. Though I got good feedback, I was not happy with the January issue at all. My images were not technically good, they lacked impact and were not on par with my peers at Diablo and San Francisco. So I vowed to raise […]
While photographing LA Boxing in Brentwood for a 110 Magazine feature story one member of their staff really took to the camera. In image after image it was apparent that Katrina was a natural. When I asked her how long she has modeled, she laughed and said that though she was a NOS Girl she […]
Waking to a typical cloudless Northern California morning… my heart dropped. Today’s photos would have blank lifeless skies versus dramatic cloud filled ones. Oh well, the show must go on. I picked up Masia from her home and as we backed out of her driveway a storm front started moving in filling the sky with […]
After deciding that I know longer wished to stifle my non-creative side, I quit selling software and moved behind the lens. This video is a compilation of my first 6 months of shooting professionally. The future is bright and frightening and untold… but I am running toward it with anticipation of what’s to come.
Shot in the early evening, there was not enough light in the house to go natural and wide open. So after playing with lamps, the overhead spot light seemed to the best option. Using a Canon 5D Mark II with an L-series 70-200mm lens, I move the female subject so that the ceiling spot would […]