Lupo Kickasspanel Full Color


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Lupo has announced the Kickasspanel Full Color LED light. The Kickasspanel is an on-camera light with a ridiculous amount of output. Lup claims that the light can output 2100 Lux at a distance of 1m (3.3ft). 2100 lx is almost as much output as some 1×1 LED panels on the market. To show you how … Continued

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How to Freeze and Blur Movement With Flash Photography


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How to Freeze and Blur Movement With Flash Photography

Flash can be an excellent tool to freeze motion, especially when you are working in the studio or do not have extreme amounts of available light for using ultra-fast shutter speeds. But you can get even more creative results by mixing the freezing power of a flash with a long exposure that captures motion, and this fantastic video tutorial will show you how it is done.

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How Subtle Lighting Changes Can Create Entirely Different Photos


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How Subtle Lighting Changes Can Create Entirely Different Photos

You might think the difference in setups that create high key and low key lighting is significant, but on the other hand, just a slight change in modifiers and light position can make a huge difference. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to create both high key and low key portraits using two strobes with almost identical modifiers.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure


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This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or aesthetic. Which one is correct? I want to answer that with another question: Which one […]

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Shooting Window Light Without a Window: Nathan Elson’s ‘How I Got the Shot’


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Shooting Window Light Without a Window: Nathan Elson's 'How I Got the Shot'

YouTube and photography blogs seem to be all stocked up with quick BTS videos these days. We see photographers swinging lights around and talking about post, but I don’t think we see enough of their thought processes. Here, with Nathan Elson, we get a little bit of everything.

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Lighting Old Glory


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I made this photograph back in November on the Saturday the presidential election results were announced. It was a long day of walking around Boston covering marches, celebrations and protests. It was getting late in the afternoon and I knew I already had a number of photographs, plus I still had to file the photographs […]

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Lighting Old Glory


This post is by Rick Friedman from Photofocus


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I made this photograph back in November on the Saturday the presidential election results were announced. It was a long day of walking around Boston covering marches, celebrations and protests. It was getting late in the afternoon and I knew I already had a number of photographs, plus I still had to file the photographs […]

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Lighting Old Glory


This post is by Rick Friedman from Photofocus


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I made this photograph back in November on the Saturday the presidential election results were announced. It was a long day of walking around Boston covering marches, celebrations and protests. It was getting late in the afternoon and I knew I already had a number of photographs, plus I still had to file the photographs […]

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Learn How This Dramatic Beach Portrait Was Lit and Shot


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Learn How This Dramatic Beach Portrait Was Lit and Shot

Dramatic portraits that mix the natural light of the sun behind the subject with a strobe to emphasize the model are a popular look and a fantastic way to practice lighting skills and to build your portfolio. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to shoot one such portrait to produce professional results.

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Learn How This Dramatic Beach Portrait Was Lit and Shot


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Learn How This Dramatic Beach Portrait Was Lit and Shot

Dramatic portraits that mix the natural light of the sun behind the subject with a strobe to emphasize the model are a popular look and a fantastic way to practice lighting skills and to build your portfolio. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to shoot one such portrait to produce professional results.

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5 Window Light Portrait Positions


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

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5 Window Light Portrait Positions


This post is by Jay P. Morgan from PetaPixel


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

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5 Window Light Portrait Positions


This post is by Jay P. Morgan from PetaPixel


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

Continue reading “5 Window Light Portrait Positions”

5 Window Light Portrait Positions


This post is by Jay P. Morgan from PetaPixel


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

Continue reading “5 Window Light Portrait Positions”

5 Window Light Portrait Positions


This post is by Jay P. Morgan from PetaPixel


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

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How I got the shot: Raspberry iced tea


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While you might all be feeling a little chilly in the Northern Hemisphere, down here in Australia we are sweltering in the Summer heat. Nothing quite beats an iced tea on a balmy summer evening. So I set about creating a little product photography styled shot for iced tea. If this was for a brand […]

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How I got the shot: Raspberry iced tea


This post is by Julie Powell from Photofocus


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While you might all be feeling a little chilly in the Northern Hemisphere, down here in Australia we are sweltering in the Summer heat. Nothing quite beats an iced tea on a balmy summer evening. So I set about creating a little product photography styled shot for iced tea. If this was for a brand […]

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How I got the shot: Raspberry iced tea


This post is by Julie Powell from Photofocus


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While you might all be feeling a little chilly in the Northern Hemisphere, down here in Australia we are sweltering in the Summer heat. Nothing quite beats an iced tea on a balmy summer evening. So I set about creating a little product photography styled shot for iced tea. If this was for a brand […]

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Check Out These Creative Lighting Tricks


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Check Out These Creative Lighting Tricks

Half the fun of artificial lighting is the number of different ways you can experiment with strange effects to embrace your creativity. This great video will show you how you can use common objects to create entrancing lighting effects and eye-catching portraits.

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Check Out These Creative Lighting Tricks


This post is by Alex Cooke from Fstoppers


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Check Out These Creative Lighting Tricks

Half the fun of artificial lighting is the number of different ways you can experiment with strange effects to embrace your creativity. This great video will show you how you can use common objects to create entrancing lighting effects and eye-catching portraits.

[ Read More ]