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The most common questions I seem to get from aspiring unit photographers lately relate to how much we should get paid or how much they should charge for their work.  So I’ve gathered together some thoughts on the topic that may be of use to other photographers attempting to determining what rate to charge (or […]

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Barbara Nitke shot stills on over 300 hardcore porn films through the 80’s and 90’s. She’s now raising funds to self publish her book of behind the scenes images. In this video (which includes images from the sets of the films she worked on) Barbara talks about her role as stills photographer. What’s particularly striking […]

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Ernie Malik (via IMDB) is a highly regarded film publicist. He has worked on major motion picture projects including the Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, Terry Gilliam’s Twelve Monkeys and more recently the Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader and The Green Lantern. I had the pleasure of being introduced to Ernie while […]

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The sound blimp is the quintessential production stills photographer’s tool. It is a sound proof enclosure to make the stills camera almost entirely silent. This device means that a photographer can shoot during takes without his or her shutter sound being picked up by the sensitive microphones used by sound recordists. Sound blimps are also […]

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One of the biggest challenges for a stills photographer is proving our value to film makers. With increasingly tight budgets stills photographers are seen as a luxury rather than a necessity. I think part of the reason for this is that most film makers see the process like cooking a surprise dinner for your live […]

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