Monte Zucker

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Monte Zucker  |  Jul 01, 2002  |  0 comments

You say you don't have any beautiful locations around you for portraits? Who cares? You don't need any fancy environments for portraits. All you need is some light and a little ingenuity. That's what I've used here for these portraits. Of course...

Monte Zucker  |  Jun 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Ever fall in love with a camera? Well, that's exactly what happened to me when I was handed a beta advance version of Canon's new D60 digital camera at the PMA show. I had experienced the D30 camera for the past year and had basically been reinventing myself almost on...

Monte Zucker  |  May 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Photoshop Fun
Sammon's photography and knowledge of Photoshop flipped us all out. He inspired me to try things that I have never done before. Here, I've taken one of my simple sunrise shots and in Photoshop modified it by going through...

Monte Zucker  |  Apr 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Black On Black Is Easy
Still under cover, I photographed the church's Father Frank. I photographed him in black robes against a black background. My aim was to show detail throughout the portrait and separation between his robe and the background.


Monte Zucker  |  Apr 01, 2003  |  First Published: Apr 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Master Class

You may wonder what I do when I'm on vacation. You guessed it--take pictures! Memories are made from snapshots like these that I created recently on a trip to Florida's Keys. Now, when I look back at...

Monte Zucker  |  Mar 01, 2002  |  0 comments

It's possible to overshoot the ceremony itself. What you really should be doing is capturing the highlights from various viewpoints. The concept of these pictures is to show the bride and groom what their wedding ceremony actually...

Monte Zucker  |  Feb 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Some photographers don't take the time to consider the fundamentals of good lighting when they're working with daylight. They seem to feel as if they're working under such precarious lighting conditions, they have to turn the bride into the light to make...

Monte Zucker  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Let's start with this picture of the two wedding rings resting on top of the bride's bouquet. I made it with the macro setting of my Canon 28-135mm zoom lens. I just placed the flowers down and carefully nestled the rings among them. I let the camera select its own...

Monte Zucker  |  Dec 01, 2001  |  0 comments

I keep growing, changing, and evolving. Nothing stays the same. I learn from experience and use my successes to trigger more. Some work, some don't. So, I decided to put together a few of my recent successful images and tell you how they...

Monte Zucker  |  Nov 01, 2001  |  0 comments

Visual Impact
Let's take a look at this sunset picture for starters.

Lots and lots of pictures are taken daily of sunsets all over the world.