Lighting Techniques


How I Got That Shot: Emily Shur’s Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail for WIRED

January 12, 2015

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© EMILY SHUR

Photographing actors Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani for WIRED, Shur chose to supplement the sunlight coming through windows but maintain the “bright and airy” morning feel. 

Client: WIRED Photo Editor: Julia Sabot Emily Shur, a Los Angeles-based photographer whose clients include HBO, Entertainment Weekly, Dodge, Sprint and The New Yorker, has been called upon to photograph lots of actors and comedians. Whether she’s shooting a funny subject or a serious one, her goal is always to make a timeless, classic photo. “Even if there’s comedy in...

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