Archive for April, 2012


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

In the Final critique from Mr. Petersen and student: get all the greens in the same color ratio and clean the bottle little more, and a better lime.


Liquor Assignment ( Technical Info)

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

I used two stones lights in this assignment along with white reflectors. I used a soft box on the front right side, and one behind of the table. and reflectors on the left front side. F-14 and 1/100 with a 100 iso..



Liquor Photography.

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

For my liquor assignment, I decide to shoot a bottle of  “el patron” tequila. I was trying to create something original and not seen before, So I used a lime, cactus and a bow tie. EL PATRON means THE BOSS, so i think the boss should wear a bow tie. And the lime and the cactus will complement the final shot……

EL patron tequila

julio saldana


Food Photography

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

I was approved to shoot the bell peppers theme. My idea was to get all four colors, green, red, yellow and orange. and pistachio to gets some texture. 


Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Photograph food is very difficult, specially when the photographer does not know how to cook.The  food stylist make the food look tasty, sometimes they use special tools and condiments . This year we could not work with the culinary department, so it was very difficult to get the food to look good…..


Tuesday, April 17th, 2012



Mimic the Master (technical )

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

I used 3 strobes, and one soft box. One light behind the table, one under and on soft box on the side. And i used some black reflectors, 

here some info about how I shoot the final picture….

Mimic the Master ( Problems)

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

I had so many difficulties try to shoot the same photo. 1 the golf balls were everywhere ,it could not stay in the one place, because the shape of the white table.
2 i don’t want to see the brand, and i hide  the logo in some,
3 the golf club was very shine, and reflected  the light of the soft box

Mimic the Master Assignment

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

This assignment was one the most difficult, in the beginning i thought that it was going to be easy,,,, but not at all…..
this is the pic that photo that i was trying to mimic.
Props: golf balls, and golf club.

Buying Organic Food

Monday, April 16th, 2012

final print