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Master Series: Greg Heisler’s Lighting Setup for ‘Persons of the Year’

Written by Fredrik Franzén on . Posted in Videos

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Every few months, Profoto has the pleasure of interviewing an accomplished and highly regarded photographer to bring you their passion and knowledge of light shaping. This collection of interviews makes up the Master Series.

The latest addition to the Master Series features New York-based photographer Greg Heisler, renowned for his technical mastery and iconic Time Magazine covers, to name just a few examples.

In the sixth and final video Greg reveals how he created this striking shot of Bono, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates. The concept was philanthropy, the assignment was to create something “heroic and Mount Rushmoreis” and the solution was to use a NarrowBeam Reflector and two softboxes.

In case you missed any of the first five videos, check our dedicated Master Series page.

You can see more of Greg’s work at his website. He is also a frequent Twitterer.

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Master Series: Greg Heisler Photographs Alonzo Mourning

Written by Fredrik Franzén on . Posted in Videos

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Every few months, Profoto has the pleasure of interviewing an accomplished and highly regarded photographer to bring you their passion and knowledge of light shaping. This collection of interviews makes up the Master Series.

The latest addition to the Master Series features New York-based photographer Greg Heisler, renowned for his technical mastery and iconic Time Magazine covers, to name just a few examples.

In this fifth video Greg reveals how he created this amazing portrait of NBA star Alonzo Mourning for ESPN Magazine.

The sixth and final video will be posted in exactly one week. In case you missed any of the first four videos, check our dedicated Master Series page.

You can see more of Greg’s work at his website. He is also a frequent Twitterer.

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Master Series: Greg Heisler Photographs Yasser Arafat

Written by Fredrik Franzén on . Posted in Videos

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Every few months, Profoto has the pleasure of interviewing an accomplished and highly regarded photographer to bring you their passion and knowledge of light shaping. This collection of interviews makes up the Master Series.

The latest addition to the Master Series features New York-based photographer Gregory Heisler, renowned for his technical mastery and iconic Time Magazine covers, to name just a few examples.

In this fourth video Greg takes us behind the scenes of his shoot with controversial Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat – a shoot that resulted in an iconic portrait that eventually could be seen on the on the cover of Time Magazine all over the world.

The fifth video will be posted in exactly one month. In case you missed any of the first three videos, check our dedicated Master Series page.

You can see more of Greg’s work at his website. He is also a frequent Twitterer.

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Master Series: Greg Heisler on Photography Techniques

Written by Fredrik Franzén on . Posted in Videos

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Every few months, Profoto has the pleasure of interviewing an accomplished and highly regarded photographer to bring you their passion and knowledge of light shaping. This collection of interviews makes up the Master Series.

The latest addition to the Master Series features New York-based photographer Gregory Heisler, renowned for his technical mastery and iconic Time Magazine covers, to name just a few examples.

In this third video Greg talks about the importance of not relying on proven techniques. He also talks about the importance of finding your own expression.

“The last thing you want to think about when taking a picture is other pictures,” says Greg. Solid advice.

The fourth video will be posted in two weeks. In case you missed the first or the second video, they are still available here and here.

You can see more of Greg’s work at his website. He is also a frequent Twitterer.

Master Series: Greg Heisler’s Advice to Photographers

Written by Fredrik Franzén on . Posted in Videos

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Every few months, Profoto has the pleasure of interviewing an accomplished and highly regarded photographer to bring you their passion and knowledge of light shaping. This collection of interviews makes up the Master Series.

The latest addition to the Master Series features New York-based photographer Gregory Heisler, renowned for his technical mastery and iconic Time Magazine covers, to name just a few examples.

In this second video Greg shares some of the lessons he has learned throughout his career. He also gives some advice to the young and upcoming photographers.

The third video will be posted next Monday. In case you missed the first video, it is still available here.

You can see more of Greg’s work at his website. He is also a frequent Twitterer.