03 Apr 2017 Artist Feature – Commercial Photographer Curtis Hustace (Podcast 567)
Today I welcome Curtis Hustace to the show to talk about his thirty year career as a commercial photographer and to walk us through some of the techniques he uses when creating his beautiful still life photography.
As this was an ad-lib conversation, we don’t have a manuscript to share with you this week, so please listen with the audio player above, and follow along with the images we discuss below.
Here are the key discussion points.
- How Curtis got into photography
- Curtis’ 30 year photography career
- We look through and discuss the five beautiful photographs below, including…
- Come up with a composition, sometimes getting inspiration from old masters
- Light sculpting techniques and post processing
- How much Curtis’ personal project work influences his commercial work, or vice versa
- Three pieces of advice for someone hoping to break into commercial photography
- The importance of printing your photographs
Catch up with Curtis Online
Here are some of the other links and people that we talked about during our conversation.
Helicon Focus Stacking: http://www.heliconsoft.com/heliconsoft-products/helicon-focus/
Aaron Jones: http://aaronjonesphoto.com
Harold Ross Fine Art Photography: https://haroldrossfineart.wordpress.com
Here are the light modifiers that Curtis mentioned: https://www.etsy.com/shop/RakeTheLight
And here is a page discussing the tools required: https://haroldrossfineart.wordpress.com/light-painting-tools-and-resources/
Curtis also mentioned: https://www.photigy.com
Curtis’ Beautiful Images
You can find more of Curtis’s beautiful work here: http://curtishustace.500px.com
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