Brian DeMint is one of my favorite photography peeps.
In an industry where so many of the blind follow the blind,
he’s a refreshing voice.
Why? Mainly because he’s good. Dam good. His artistic shooting skills
are through the roof.
He’s rocket-engineer NASA level smart when it comes
to art. And photography.
He knows how to create a visually stunning, high impact image.
And do it over and over and over again. With bar bones minimal lighting
Most times he uses a basic kit lens and Best Buy prosumer camera. That, plus whatever
minimal props he can scrounge from the hotel lobby or borrow from someone in the audience.
No fancy cameras or prime 1.8 85MM lenses for this dude.
He proves my point that I’ve been yammering for decades….”It’s ain’t the equipment!”
I see it over and over, this mindset that “when I get that lens or that camera…”
Brian has the ability to see, really see, and he shares this skill with us
all the time.
Every year he’s busy running around giving live shooting demos and he packs
the house with eager fans.
People love him…because he’s real, he’s legit, he’s stratospherically creative, he’s funny
as hell and often, because of the “no filter, foot-in-your-mouth syndrome” (I suffer from this, so we got
sympatico on this one buddy) he says exactly what’s on his mind.
With Brian, you get the whole deal. The whole enchilada. No piecemeal, small portion
He’s like a tsunami wave of creativity where most are ripples on the lake.
And tonight he’s rocking the boat again in our on going Creative Cross Training….
If there’s room, you may be able to submit an image or two for Brian to critique (he’s critiquing ten images only!)
See you on the dark side….
Yours in photography and success,