ROGUE MAGAZINE x CONCRETE STUDIOS LA COLLABORATION!

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ROGUE MAGAZINE x CONCRETE STUDIOS LA COLLABORATION!

Concrete Studios LA has had the pleasure of hosting Rogue Magazine as well as the talented Olivia Munn who graced the cover of their SPRING/ SUMMER ISSUE N˚9! Olivia Munn is an Actor/ Model who spent much of her earlier years in Japan. She later moved to Los Angeles, which would be the start of her acting career. In her genesis, Munn joined G4 TV host of Attack of the Show! and Comedy Central's The Daily Show, almost in congruence. Munn is mostly known for her film roles in Date Night, The Babymakers, Deliver Us From Evil, Iron Man 2 and X-Men: The Apocalypse

These beautiful portraits were shot Studio C, which is known for its beautiful ambient light,  Cyc wall many other options! Here, Olivia Munn was lit with a variety of light sources, including (the most obvious), neon light sticks, and Kinos to create soft and lofty vibes. The pastel colors chosen added to the feel as well. Concrete Studios LA is here to provide spaces to artist of all kinds that create works that inspire vision and promote change. 

#CREATEHERE for your next shoot!

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STUDIO TIPS: Adding Color to Shadows Using Gels

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STUDIO TIPS: Adding Color to Shadows Using Gels

Instead of having to add color to your photo in post you can achieve this in camera by using gels. In this video you will learn 4 ways to mount gels to reflect back at your subject to achieve vibrant color; specifically in your shadows. You can attach the gel to a strobe alongside or across from your key light. You will want to make sure the strobe that has the gel attached to it is dialed a few stops down, so not to obstruct the subject's face. You can also place a gel inside of a soft box, which you can place on either side of your subject as a fill light. As another fill source, you can use white foam core with a colored gel attached to it, which typically affects the hardness of the shadow on your subjects face, but in color. You can also attach your gel to a mirror which gives the shadows more  of a hardness to them against the subject's face. On your next photo shoot at Concrete Studios LA, be sure to bring your own gels and try some of these looks out or ask us to borrow some of ours. See you soon and Happy Shooting! 

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State Farm Neighborhood Session with Lindsey Sterling!

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State Farm Neighborhood Session with Lindsey Sterling!

Concrete Studios LA was proud to welcome back Talented Musician, Composer, Dancer Lindsey Sterling for State Farm's Neighborhood Sessions (Shot in Studio A). 

Lindsey Stirling is an amazing violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her eponymous YouTube channel, which she created in 2007.

Stirling performs a variety of music styles, from classical to pop and rock to electronic dance music. Aside from original work, her discography contains covers of songs by other musicians and various soundtracks. Her music video "Crystallize" finished as the eighth-most watched video of 2012, and her cover version of "Radioactive" with Pentatonix won Response of the Year in the first YouTube Music Awards in 2013. Lindseystomp YouTube channel is one of the most watched Youtube channels in the world and to date has exceeded 10 million subscribers and over 2 billion total views.

Studio A is one of our most creative studios in our portfolio, with the ability to create 10 different looks inside of single space. State Farm needed a space that could be minimal and urban while providing amazing natural light. Concrete Studios LA was happy to help. 

 

If you would like to shoot your next video or photo shoot in one of our facilities, please check out our BOOKING CALENDAR to view the schedule and book! 

#CREATEHERE

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Amazing capture by Sasha Dylan Bell!

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Amazing capture by Sasha Dylan Bell!

Stunning motion captured by the talented photographer Sasha Dylan Bell in our Studio B! Here, she combines a subtlety of movement with soft lighting peaking through the window. She is patient, which allows her to capture the perfect moment of expression oozing from her subjects. 

Check out more of her lovely work here on instagram @sashadylanbell

YOU TOO can CREATE HERE at Concrete Studios LA! We welcome all artist and creatives that have vision as well as a desire to produce content that inspires a new way of seeing! 

“to take a photograph is to participate in another person's mortality, vulnerability, mutability. precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time's relentless melt.” -Susan Sontag

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Beautiful Portrait by Will Utley

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Beautiful Portrait by Will Utley

WIll Utley created a masterpiece on our Red corner wall in Studio A. Simple, Elegant, and Dramatic.  Concrete provides you with all the tools you need to create images just like this one.

To see more of Wills work check out his Instagram! @willutely

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Here's another by Will

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Doobie Captures Some Great Shots on Our Rooftop!

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Doobie Captures Some Great Shots on Our Rooftop!

Doobie, a talented musician, brings in the new year with his debut music video, Painfully Numb. Him and his team cultivated some beautiful shots on our rooftop! He got some great views! Check out the video below!

You can CREATE HERE! Visit our booking calendar to book with us NOW. 

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