Ep. 034: Jeff Rojas | Be Inspired Photography Podcast
Portrait and fashion photographer Jeff Rojas on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
In this week’s show, we chat with fashion and portrait photographer Jeff Rojas about photographing men, growing your business and how he uses the ‘Oxford’ muslin backdrop that he designed for Seamless Photo.
Jeff Rojas’ Bio:
Jeff Rojas is an American photographer based in New York City. His primary body of work includes portrait and fashion photography, although he’s directed misc. fashion films and commercials. Jeff Rojas also frequents as a photography instructor and has taught on various photographic platforms including: CreativeLIVE, WPPI, PhotoPlus Expo, Gulf Photo Plus and APA.
Be Inspired Photography Podcast with Jeff Rojas.
Jeff Rojas on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
01:43 Jeff Rojas interview.
01:48 Rojas’ ‘breaking in’ story and the type of photography he does.
02:13 His style of photography. Simple with attention to detail.
02:30 Jeff’s path to becoming a professional photographer.
04:24 What inspires Jeff Rojas and meeting Albert Watson.
07:18 Why having the best creative team is so important.
09:29 ‘Photographing Men’, why write a full book on this topic?
15:01 What are some of the key concepts behind photographing men?
20:39 The difference between portrait and fashion work.
22:06 The cameras Jeff uses.
23:40 Rojas’ ‘go-to’ lighting setup.
25:54 What type of lighting works best when photographing men?
27:15 Jeff’s creative process. Shoot less and talk more.
30:30 How Rojas shoots with his Oxford Muslin Backdrop that he designed for Seamless Photo.
34:52 Where to find and follow Jeff online.
35:40 Who is Rojas’ favourite photographer of all time.
Be Inspired Photography Podcast Episode 34.
36:58 Thank you to Jeff Rojas for joining us on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
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