Great lighting classes with 5DayDeal


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5DayDeal is back and you’re wondering, is it worth getting? If you’re just getting into photography or you have been practicing photography your entire life, the simple answer is yes. Here’s why. Enhance your skills and help others at the same time The 5DayDeal consists of courses from many world-class photographers you already follow and […]

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Lighting 101: Everything You Need to Know About Light Fall Off


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Photographer Gavin Hoey recently produced a video for Adorama TV that tackles a critically important subject for photographers: light fall off. Mathematically captured by the so-called Inverse Square Law, it’s vital that photographers understand this property of light, especially when working with strobes.

Light fall off and the Inverse Square Law is a difficult and boring subject to try and explain in writing; you’ll quickly get bogged down in equations that will make most readers’ eyes glaze over. The best way to explain and understand this fundamental principle of light is to see it in action by creating a

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Lighting 101: Everything You Need to Know About Light Fall Off


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Photographer Gavin Hoey recently produced a video for Adorama TV that tackles a critically important subject for photographers: light fall off. Mathematically captured by the so-called Inverse Square Law, it’s vital that photographers understand this property of light, especially when working with strobes.

Light fall off and the Inverse Square Law is a difficult and boring subject to try and explain in writing; you’ll quickly get bogged down in equations that will make most readers’ eyes glaze over. The best way to explain and understand this fundamental principle of light is to see it in action by creating a

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Great lighting concepts for Halloween themed portraits


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I adore getting my “spook” on for Halloween. Sadly this year, I had planned several really cool themes that may have to be put on hold until next year. Being in lockdown for yet another three weeks in Australia means I won’t be able to shoot for the entire month of October like I normally […]

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Portrait Tips: Event portraits need more tries


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Sometimes I think that if I could spend every day making creative portraits that I’d be a happy and content photographer. Never having to shoot events, never having to photograph boring products, never shooting cookie-cutter headshots — it’d be Nirvana on Earth. But then I realize that photographing things like events actually make me a […]

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Learn a Variety of Helpful Lighting Tips in Just Three Minutes


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Learn a Variety of Helpful Lighting Tips in Just Three Minutes

Taking the time to learn proper artificial lighting techniques and setups is crucial to becoming a proficient and versatile portrait photographer. If you are working on learning lighting, check out this fantastic video that details a wide variety of helpful tips and information in just three quick minutes.

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The Benefits of Off-Camera Flash Over Natural Light


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The Benefits of Off-Camera Flash Over Natural Light

Off-camera flash can be a bit intimidating for a lot of photographers, but it opens an entirely new world of creative possibilities and is well worth learning. This excellent video discusses the benefits of off-camera flash over just natural light and how it can improve your work.

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Want to Improve Your Lighting?


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Want to Improve Your Lighting?

Peter Hurley is one of the industry’s best headshot photographers. For the next few days, you can get Peter’s tutorial, Illuminating the Face, along with dozens of other photography resources for 97% off.

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Want to Improve Your Lighting?


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Want to Improve Your Lighting?

Peter Hurley is one of the industry’s best headshot photographers. For the next few days, you can get Peter’s tutorial, Illuminating the Face, along with dozens of other photography resources for 97% off.

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Spend $157, Get Over $5,500 in Photography Products Now


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Spend $157, Get Over $5,500 in Photography Products Now

5DayDeal is back with a photography bundle that’s better than ever. This year, Fstoppers is including our tutorial with Peter Hurley, “Illuminating the Face” in the pro add-on bonus for only $157 for 97% off.

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Four steps to balance strobes and sunlight


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One of the best investments you can make as a photographer is figuring out how to control the light outdoors. Using strobes let you control the light that hits your subject, making for a much more appealing photograph than just natural light. In the video above from The Slanted Lens, Jay P. Morgan walks you through […]

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The Inverse Square Law and Why It Is So Important for Lighting


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The Inverse Square Law and Why It Is So Important for Lighting

The inverse square law is by far one of the most fundamental and important concepts that every photographer working with artificial light should understand. If that is something you struggle with a bit or you have not heard of it before, this fantastic video will get you up and running in no time at all.

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Vibesta Peragos Animatable Cinema Grade RGBW Pixel Tubes


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The Vibesta Peragos Animatable Cinema Grade RGBW Pixel Tubes are a range of weatherproof LED tubes that give you independent control of up to 32 pixels within one tube. This allows you to create interesting lighting effects. The Peragos RGB pixel tubes are the 60C and 120C. They are 2′ (62cm) and 4′ (120cm) respectively. You … Continued

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ARRI Orbiter starts shipping


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It has been quite a long wait, but ARRI’s Orbiter has now started shipping. Production has ramped up and the first customer shipments are already underway. The Orbitor was announced back in September 2019. Above you can see my interview with Florian Bloch from ARRI at IBC 2019. Orbiter is manufactured at the ARRI Lighting … Continued

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Learn How to Recreate These Three Different Portraits All Shot in One Location


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Learn How to Recreate These Three Different Portraits All Shot in One Location

The beauty of artificial lighting is that you can create shots in just about any situation no matter the ambient light, and you can create a wide variety of looks in one location simply by varying parameters like the position of the light or its distance to the subject. This excellent video shows a photographer discussing how he got three different shots in one location with the help of artificial lighting.

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Learn How to Recreate These Three Different Portraits All Shot in One Location


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Learn How to Recreate These Three Different Portraits All Shot in One Location

The beauty of artificial lighting is that you can create shots in just about any situation no matter the ambient light, and you can create a wide variety of looks in one location simply by varying parameters like the position of the light or its distance to the subject. This excellent video shows a photographer discussing how he got three different shots in one location with the help of artificial lighting.

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The Cheapest Video Lights We’ve Ever Tested Are Surprisingly Good


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The Cheapest Video Lights We've Ever Tested Are Surprisingly Good

GVM is quickly becoming the first choice for videographers looking for feature-rich, ultra-affordable lighting, but the 560AS LED panel takes things to another level.

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The Cheapest Video Lights We’ve Ever Tested Are Surprisingly Good


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The Cheapest Video Lights We've Ever Tested Are Surprisingly Good

GVM is quickly becoming the first choice for videographers looking for feature-rich, ultra-affordable lighting, but the 560AS LED panel takes things to another level.

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The Cheapest Video Lights We’ve Ever Tested Are Surprisingly Good


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The Cheapest Video Lights We've Ever Tested Are Surprisingly Good

GVM is quickly becoming the first choice for videographers looking for feature-rich, ultra-affordable lighting, but the 560AS LED panel takes things to another level.

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Is There a Such Thing as ‘Bad’ Light in Photography?


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Is There a Such Thing as 'Bad' Light in Photography?

We talk a lot about the importance of good light in photography, but on the other hand, is there even a such thing as “bad” light? This great video discusses the topic and why you might be missing out on images if you sit around and wait only for good light.

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