Imitating Success

A Martin Schoeller Study So, if you don’t know Schoeller, or aren’t familiar with his iconic portrait style, you should check him out. Once first assistant to Annie Leibovitz he broke out on his own. After quite a struggle, he found a style of lighting and shooting that made his name. I’ll spare you the Read More …

Working out in the Rain

This shoot was inspired by Benjamin Von Wong’s “Epic Gym Shoot,” as you can see here: http://blog.vonwong.com/epicgymshoot/. He includes his own tutorial and guides. We didn’t have quite the budget he did so our replications came with it’s own challenges. We also decided to have color in the shoot instead of straight b/w images. The Read More …

Welcome to Baird Studios PhotoBlog!

Welcome to our super-awkward introduction, where we frame shameless self-promotion and SEO optimization as tutorials meant to better mankind! However self-serving, this blog has two main purposes: to help others in situations where we have needed guidance and found none and, to be a constant motivation to us, to try something new that might be Read More …