How to get your own salsa photo studio
You can get a good salsa photo with a good set of equipment.
Photojournalist Jason Williams is a great example.
“It’s a very specific kind of thing,” he says.
“If you look at my pictures, they’re not exactly what you would expect to see on a restaurant menu.”
It’s not a matter of what the food looks like, or how the ingredients look.
It’s about what you are photographing, and how you are using the equipment.
“That’s where the fun of it comes in,” says Mr Williams.
He’s a photojournalist with the ABC’s Inside Out program.
“I can photograph everything.”
His latest project, for example, is a photo of the back of a car, taken from inside a truck.
“For me, the back was a little bit more intimate,” he explains.
“My first day at the shop, I took a couple of shots and thought, ‘Oh, this is really interesting’.” And with the camera, he was able to capture a moment he could share with the public.
“What I was trying to do was capture a feeling in the back seat,” he said.
“You can feel the heat, you can feel that warmth in the cabin, and you can actually feel the excitement.”
In some cases, a simple piece of equipment like a tripod or a DSLR might just be enough to take the job.
“But in other cases, you need a lot more,” he warns.
Mr Williams’ next project will be about a man who’s been shot by the same gun, and then used it to kill two men, one of whom had been sitting in his car for two hours.
“He’s just sitting there, like, ‘I’m going to kill you guys,'” Mr Williams said.
But that wasn’t enough to capture the moment he was hoping for.
“After the first time, I think I had my adrenaline pumping and I thought, okay, this guy has a weapon,” he recalls.
The next day, Mr Williams and a group of colleagues came across a young man who had been shot and was now dead. “
The next day I went to work, and I just felt like, this can’t happen.”
The next day, Mr Williams and a group of colleagues came across a young man who had been shot and was now dead.
“When I came in and saw him, I thought it was very, very, scary,” he told the ABC.
It’s a common misconception that the more dangerous you are, the more difficult it will be to photograph. “
Within minutes of seeing him I was sitting in a dark room, thinking, ‘This could be bad’.” So what happens when you need to photograph something dangerous?
It’s a common misconception that the more dangerous you are, the more difficult it will be to photograph.
“In fact, in some cases it can actually be the opposite,” says photographer Jason Williams.
“A photographer will work with a situation where the situation might be quite dangerous, and they’ll try to photograph as much of it as possible,” he adds.
“Then they’ll go home and think, ‘Is this really worth it?'”
The most common way to do this is with a tripod.
“Towers are quite dangerous,” Mr Williams says.
But with the right equipment, he says, you should be able to take photographs of anything from a man in a fire truck driving around in a car with a shotgun, to a guy in a tree with a samurai sword.
“They are very different things, but the same idea of capturing emotion and emotion in a way that will be able for the public to understand it.”
For Mr Williams, the best equipment for this job is the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/4.5-5.6 IS USM Lens.
“With a wide aperture you can really capture an emotion and a feeling that’s hard to capture with a telephoto lens,” he explained.
“On a wide angle lens, you get more depth and a little more clarity, so it’s easier to focus.”
And with a long telephoto, you still have the flexibility of taking multiple exposures, so you can capture more than one emotion at a time.
“This lens really does a great job of capturing the emotions and emotions in the scene.”
“You want to make sure that you are focusing on the right emotions, because there is a very strong emotional connection that comes with it,” Mr James says.
And that is a crucial element of the photojournalism job.
He has to capture those emotional moments, and that’s where a tripod comes in.
“There’s a big difference between getting the best of both worlds,” he concludes.
“Being able to focus on what you want to get into, and not getting lost in the background.”