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Shayne Skov Sports Illustrated Photo Shoot

  Publication: Sports Illustrated Director of photography: Brad Smith Photo Editor: Claire Bourgeois Athlete: Shayne Skov Location: Standford University Photographer: Alexis Cuarezma Assistant: Niall David Cytryn BTS Video: Victor Gomez What can I say? What has been the best unexpected early birthday present you’ve ever gotten?? For me, last July it was getting a call […]

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Lee - May 24, 2014 - 5:46 am

Alexis way to go man. Great idea and terrific way to demonstrate why clients should hire Photographers not button pushers.

Thanks for representing the best of our industry.

Tim McBroome - May 23, 2014 - 2:04 pm

Fantastic use of the pocket wizard feature! I love that SI picked up on your more stylized images. Good for you for being brave and doing your own thing as well.

[…] Sobre el autor: Alexis Cuarezma es un fotógrafo Francisco-basado San que se especializa en la en-ubicación y el retrato del en-estudio. Una pasión para las representaciones visuales intrépidas ha coloreado su toda la vida, y su interés de la niñez fue consolidado en CSUEB, donde él estudió arte, diseño gráfico y fotografía. Usted puede encontrar más de su trabajo sobre su Web site, o siguiéndolo en Instagram y Twitter. Este artículo apareció originalmente aquí. […]

[…] About the author: Alexis Cuarezma is a San Francisco-based photographer who specializes in both on-location and in-studio portraiture. A passion for bold visuals has colored his whole life, and his childhood interest was nurtured at CSUEB, where he studied art, graphic design and photography. You can find more of his work on his website, or by following him on Instagram and Twitter. This article originally appeared here. […]

[…] About the author: Alexis Cuarezma is a San Francisco-based photographer who specializes in both on-location and in-studio portraiture. A passion for bold visuals has colored his whole life, and his childhood interest was nurtured at CSUEB, where he studied art, graphic design and photography. You can find more of his work on his website, or by following him on Instagram and Twitter. This article originally appeared here. […]

[…] Have you ever done any complex lighting like this before? Share your experience and thoughts with us below in the comments! You can read Alexis Cuarezma’s original article at his blog. […]

Blog @ BorrowLenses - May 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm

[…] shoot with Shayne Skov in its entirety, including a behind-the-scenes video, visit his blog. While you’re at it, connect with him on Instagram and […]

Robert Ash - May 20, 2014 - 4:20 am

Awesome, very creative idea! Can’t wait to try it. I do understand doing what is photographically best as well as doing what the client wants. That’s my approach too. Great advice.

Tribulations of Updating Your Photography Portfolio

This was 1 of the most difficult images to remove from my book. I did my 1st real portfolio reviews in NYC at the at the Eddie Adams Workshop (Barnstorm 24). When my team editor Brad Smith (who was also the Senior Sports photo editor at the NY TIMES at time) arrived to this image […]

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Robert Ash - February 4, 2014 - 5:38 am

I really like the way you thought through the entire process of updating your portfolio book. I also feel your advice “That’s why I’m a firm believer in getting feedback directly from people you respect.” is, well, picture perfect :) It’s important to respect the right people, of course. But what you’re saying is so true. I’ve been through similar things in print competition. Some comments were right on point. Others, I just shook my head. But it’s all good in the end if you keep your head about you and focus on pleasing your core audience and client base more than anyone else.

Canelo Alvarez Media Day: Big Bear, California

    Welcome to my new blog!! I look forward to sharing some of my sessions & events I cover.  I’ve been fortunate enough to do some pretty cool things lately. Tomorrow is the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Canelo Alvarez. I went down to Southern California for a couple of shoots, meetings and […]

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Rosalinda Mercado-Garza - September 25, 2013 - 5:27 am

Nice work! The pictures and captions were excellent.