Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
There is no doubt about it that collecting an arsenal of studio lighting is a very costly adventure. But, who’s to say you can’t get professional results using light strips that you have built yourself? As Joe Edelman outlines in his two part video series, even those with no carpentry skills can whip up some great lighting at a fraction of the price. Take a look, it’s easier to do than you might think:
Sometimes, the simplest of set ups can be the most effective. In this video from world renown photographer Gary Fong, we see how to use two simple off camera flashguns, a snoot, some color gels and a plain wall to create a dynamic and interesting look for a photo shoot:
When undertaking a commercial photoshoot on location, more often than not, you have to come equipped with your own lighting setup. In the following video, professional photographer Sasha Leahovcenco explains the rig he used when shooting percussionist, Mike Johnston for a Vater drumstick ad and how he was able to incorporate natural lighting into the scene as well
The secret to taking great street photography is a combination of technique, emotion and a little bit of patience. If you follow the secrets below you’ll be on your way to creating inspirational images:
We know it’s hard to waste time on the internet without stumbling across a some kind of pretentious quote these days, but we have a feeling that you might like the 25 photography quotes Kai has curated and so brilliantly acted out for us.
Today’s landscape photo tip involves – photography diagonal lines! In a landscape photo, portrait photo, still life or any other, the first major task of the photographer is to draw the viewer’s eye to the most important aspects of the shot – and keep it there!
There are so many different types of lighting modifiers hitting todays market, it can be hard to determine when you should be using what. As Joe McNally explains in his short video tutorial, a curbside fashion shoot done at night is the perfect time to break out your collection of gels.
Light. We can’t take photos without it, and yet it seems poorly understood by many photographers. Something that has such influence on our photos deserves a look at its basic characteristics. When you think about what light is, and isn’t, you can use it to create more interesting photos.
Sure, they all sound great, but it’s useful to understand what they mean so that you can choose the right camera. Part one of this article will clear up three of six acronyms that you’re sure to encounter.
Creating a successful wedding photography business is a lot of hard work but doesn’t come without its rewards. Just because you can take a good picture doesn’t mean that you are ready to start your own wedding photography business.
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