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Dungeons & Dragons Back Lit Classes Part 2

Dungeons & Dragons Back Lit Classes Part 2

Finishing the other Classes of Dungeons & Dragons Dungeons & Dragons is a unique and interesting world and I really tried to capture that with these creative backlit portraits. It isn't often that you see a back lit person photoshopped onto a fully lit...

Backlit  Dungeons & Dragons Classes Part 1

Backlit Dungeons & Dragons Classes Part 1

The Classes of Dungeons & Dragons This project was an attempt to bring to life some of the classes of Dungeons & Dragons. For this post I have finished 5 of the classes which include the Barbarian, Bard, Fighter, Rogue, and Ranger. Overall I have been happy...

Men’s Fashion

Men’s Fashion

Men's Fashion Photography Much like Women's photography, Men's Fashion Photography isn't my favorite type of shoot. That being said though, Men's Fashion Photography is just as important and uses many of the same techniques. I enjoyed doing Men's Fashion Photography...

Group Fashion

Group Fashion

Group Fashion Photography Group Fashion Photography is actually more fun for me than individual photography for fashion. Group Fashion Photography involves more dynamic poses I think, and that is what I focused on. I think that it's easier to do shots like this in...

Accessories and Location in Fashion Photography

Accessories and Location in Fashion Photography

Fashion Accessories While I may not have the most comfort with such things as women's fashion, I do enjoy fashion accessories photography. Fashion Accessories Photography is basically just that, taking photos of different accessories such as shoes and the like. For my...

Women’s Fashion

Women’s Fashion

Women's Fashion Photography This was a tricky series for me. Women's Fashion Photography... It's not something I would initial state as a strength of mine. But, women's fashion photography while not at the forefront of what I love to do, is a great way to work on my...

Studio Quality Invisible Black Background

Studio Quality Invisible Black Background

Getting the Best Out of Jade I really enjoyed learning how to use speed flashes to create a studio quality look right on my kitchen counter. This is easily attained with the use of a flash or two placed at the right spot. And that right spot can be difficult to find....

Post Production Texture

Post Production Texture

Adding Texture in Post Production Adding a Texture to an image is a good way to make some creative shots. Behind Merritt in this picture is actually just water, but that is boring so I added a texture in post production to amplify it. The texture I used was a picture...

Post Production LUT

Post Production LUT

Using a LUT in Post Production Using my macro shot, I worked on my color skills with the use of a Lut. As a film major primarily, I use Luts to help get the color grade to look the way I want. A LUT is actually an acronym that stands for Look Up Table, and basically...

Outdoor Portraits

Outdoor Portraits

Taking Portraits Outdoors Some of the best lighting comes naturally outdoors for portraits. Fall is my favorite time to take outdoor portraits as well as the setting is so pretty. Above is an outdoor portrait of Merritt. This was taken with a lake in the background...

Balance the Light

Balance the Light

How to Balance the Light in Photography Balancing the light is the struggle that every photographer has. It is so easy to have a picture set up just right, but have the sky over exposed, the subject too dark, or the subject too bright. This is why it is important to...

Plated Product Photography

Plated Product Photography

How to shoot plated product photography? Here are my three key tips for shooting plated product photography, Have color that repeats. In this shot, I used red, white, and blue throughout the shot. This makes for a pleasing consistent shot. Get on the level of the...

Outdoor Product Photography

Outdoor Product Photography

Shooting Goldfish Product Photography For this shot, I wanted to return the Goldfish to their natural habitat. So out to a river I went. I'm not sure that Goldfish are actually native to mountain rivers, but you get the point. I took many shots of this set up. I did...

Scan Photography and Creative

Scan Photography and Creative

Scan Photography This is a scanography picture or scan art. It was composed by ordering the DnD items on a scanner and then scanning without the cover. Not using the cover of the scanner gives the black background. I really enjoyed playing with the order of the items...

Best Images So Far

Best Images So Far

Lantern on a Barrel I feel that of the many pictures that I took at Bannack Ghost Town, this one was the best. There is something about the way the log cabin’s lines lead to the old lantern that looks super appealing. I love that we can see the textures in the...

Macro Photography

Macro Photography

Kiwi Wants Attention I love taking “Macro” photography. It’s fun and especially with flowers and fruit it seems it always looks just so dang good! I used to hate kiwi fruit but I think it was because I had never really tried it before. Kiwi is now one of my favorite...

Fine Art Photographs

Fine Art Photographs

Lantern in the Day I really liked the angle and composition of this shot. I love the fairly shallow depth of field.  The light was actually quite harsh so I had to bracket this shoot in order to draw the colors back out of it. I love the leading lines and how our...

Austin Riley Miller

Austin Riley Miller

About Me

I graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a Bachelor’s of Science in Communication (emphasizing in Video Production) in early Spring 2021 after completing an internship with a place called Marketing Elevated. Since then I have been working in Saint George, UT as an in-house videographer and motion graphics animator.

I have been working with video and radio for over a decade and have experience dating back to my high school days and earlier. I also have five years of experience with graphic design, photography, and motion graphics.

 

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