Join Mia McCormick and Gregory Heisler as they sit down to discuss Greg’s award-winning career as a portraitist. Greg is known the world over for his evocative portraits of some of the most well known leaders in government, business, the arts, and more. Spend an hour hearing inspiring stories of how Greg got started in photography, and some of the many lessons he has learned along the way. From the importance of having a unique vision that transcends technique to the willingness to take chances when everything is on the line, Greg and Mia discuss key moments in Greg’s experience as a portrait photographer that will surely give you a new appreciation for his thoughtful approach to his work.
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According to Greg Heisler, technique without vision is just technique, you need to have vision to create work that stands out as your own.
You can have the greatest plans for shoot, but you always need to be prepared to make the best of what the situation actually presents at the time of the shoot.
At an early age photography became a way to gain access to a lot of opportunities that would not have otherwise presented themselves.
Greg tells the story of making a portrait of his photographic hero, and what he learned from that experience.
Greg feels it is important to try new things when everything is on the line and it absolutely has to work.
Greg's approach to preparing for a portrait session is driven by the subject, the context of the session, and other considerations specific to the shoot.
Greg recently released a book that is a retrospective on 50 of the many protraits he has created over the years.
Gregory Heisler is a photographer and educator renowned for his technical mastery and thoughtful responsiveness. His enthusiasm, curiosity, and drive are manifested in his hands-on approach to all aspects of…
Mia McCormick works as a resident technology expert for Kelby Training and B&H Photo - one of the largest electronic retailers in the world. She also conducts a series of…