Archives for the ‘Behind the Scenes’ Category

Chris Kilkus Featured on the Hungry Ones

  I was featured a while back on a food blog called The Hungry Ones.  It’s a blog that interviews creative and business types, from photographers like me to comedians to web developers and more, on the foods they like to eat…. or, as the blog says: The Hungry Ones is a collection of interviews with […]

The Cult of Style Blog Post about Chris Kilkus Photography

Thank you to the folks at the Cult of Style blog for publishing a shoot a did a little while back in a sunny and warm Los Angeles.  This was a test shoot I did with the fashion stylist Kate Riney and hair & make up artist Maria Nguyen.  Our model for the day was […]

Video Post Production and Color Grading Reel

Check out the post over on ambushpro.com about my friend Christian Stoehr’s Color Grading Reel.  One of the big problems with shooting video on the Canon 5d is that you don’t have much leeway in post on color and exposure adjustments….. but it’s amazing to see what how far he was able to take some […]

Use Chris Kilkus Photographs as Wrapping Paper!

I was surfing through some fashion blogs and stumbled on this posting from Fashion Blog Mexico.  They show how to use pages from a magazine for wrapping paper, and happen to be using a magazine I shot for Forever 21 in their example.  Too funny!  I don’t know if I should be flattered or insulted! […]

Canon 5D MarkIII… enh. I miss my 1ds MarkIII. By Chris Kilkus

Chris Kilkus’ feelings on the Canon 5d MarkIII vs. the 1ds MarkIII

Chris Kilkus – Road Trip Promo Video

Here is a little film we shot a while back… like always we did it at the same time as a still photography shoot. We shot using the Canon 5D and all the shots were handheld… run and gun really, just capturing what we could as quick as we could. You can check out more […]

BEBE Sport Campaign

I did a lot of shoots for bebe, I’ll be posting a few more over the next couple weeks, but this was one of my favorites.  I love this hard, direct lighting… it’s clean, simple and gives the photos an added sense of energy.  It was one of those days when everything went perfectly and […]

Just for fun, another recent portfolio shoot – christopher kilkus chris kilkus fashion photographer that works in santa monica

Went out and did another little shoot for my portfolio recently… again going for the retro California sunshine look, this time with 1973 Corvette added for a little more flavor.                        

Shooting a stock image gallery for Cosmopolitan Magazine – chris kilkus photographer christopher kilkus photographer

A while back Cosmo asked me to shoot a gallery of images they could use to illustrate men’s stories in their magazine.  It called for getting a lot of images in a day, and a few different scenarios and moods as well.  They wanted most of it to have that California vibe, so we stayed […]

Christopher Kilkus for Arden B.

Christopher Kilkus shoots the Arden B. summer 2011 campaign.