Joe McNally at Samy's

Food Trucks! LA! Border Grill

Three for three. We had a great stint recently in Los Angeles, working with Samy’s Camera on a threesome series of portraits of some of the...

Food Trucks! Mac’D-N-Loaded!

Next up on our “world tour” of Los Angeles food trucks–Mac’d-N-Loaded! This was a fun job, to be sure. Got to use some lenses I...

Nice, Simple Light

Started posting a noir series over at Instagram. This was the leadoff pic, and there were some questions about the lighting, which is really pretty...

Tried and True–Methods for Shooting Fireworks

It is the Fourth! Break out the hot dogs, the beer, the ball game and the tanning lotion. Not to mention the tripod and...

Joe McNally: Small Lights, Big Garage

Been playing with the Lastolite Speed-lite 2 Plus Soft Box like a kid with a new toy. Fast, light and easily stuffable in a camera bag,...

Food Trucks! LA! Samy’s!

Nothing like lighting on the fly, inside a small, silver box. That was pretty much the order of the day last week when I...

Lights! Camera! Mud!

This was a corker of a job! The mandate, visually, was power and action, and the subtext was showing the highly accurate auto-focus system...