When you are new to artificial lighting, it can be a bit of a tough world to navigate. This great explores one of the most fundamental concepts behind working with artificial light and why it’s so useful for photographers.
B&H always has a daily deal zone, but currently, they have one that is on until the 20th June, 11:59 PM EST or until stock runs out. While there is a ton of stuff on sale, I thought it was diligent to point out some of the deals that may be more relevant to our … Continued
One you have started to get the hang of the basics of how light works and you feel comfortable with portraits setups using a single strobe, the next step is to move up to two-light setups, of course. This awesome video will show you how such a photo was lit, shot, and edited.
In pursuit of showing off the beautiful set design, this gorgeous photo ended up using a total of six lights, as well as a haze machine. Go behind the scenes with this awesome video to see how this complex and intricate setup all came together to produce the final result.
Photographer Jason D Page was invited by Wango Tango festival 2019 to create a series of light painting portraits with some of the acts playing over the weekend, including Halsey, CNCO, and The Jonas Brothers. The photos were shot in a single take, with a team creating the surreal effects using light-painting brushes.
Profoto has just launched the B10 Plus, a 500w/s on-location strobe that outmatches the recently released B10 while retaining most of the previous strobe’s design cues. With a well developed back panel display, a svelte body design, and a more powerful light output, is there any room for the B1X in Profoto’s lineup?
Profoto today announced the new B10 Plus, a “slightly bigger brother” to the B10 that doubles the power to 500Ws from 250Ws while only adding about 25% to the price.
“With the B10 Plus, shooting on location isn’t about problems, it’s about opportunities,” Profoto says. Because shooting on location forces you to make choices. For the most part, those choices inevitably come down to how much gear to bring and how much gear to leave behind.
“Because if you’re shooting a wedding, for example, you can’t afford for your gear to slow you down. And if the location is
Photographing a Porsche is a special experience for me, as I am a racing fan, and Porsche is racing. They are the essence of speed on the curving tracks they have graced around the world, and on a photo shoot, they are just as incredible sitting still. It is for this and many other reasons that I count myself lucky to stand behind the camera while photographing the art pieces that are Porsche racecars.
Today I wanted to show some that you may have seen before, as well as some that have not been shown until now. Each car is
Are you thinking of trying out portrait photography and want to get some insight as to exactly what you need to create beautiful portraits without a lot of trial and error? Read on for some tried and true suggestions that will get you started without all the hit-and-miss experimentation.
At Cine Gear 2019, Hive was showing their latest Super Hornet 575-C light. The 575-C is a 550W fixture which now joins the Bumble Bee 25-c, Bee 50-C, Wasp 100-C & Hornet 200-C. The Super Hornet 575-CTM is an Omni-ColorTM (LED set with 7 distinct color chips) point source LED with the output equivalent a … Continued
What happens when you fly half way across the world to shoot portraits of a model on an exotic beach, but then realize the light is not as soft or usable as you thought? In this video, learn how you can sculpt the natural light the way you want to create the most flattering results.
When you are new to working with artificial light, one of the toughest parts is learning where to actually place the light for proper images. This helpful video will show you several fundamental lighting positions that can help jumpstart your work with strobes.
When you’re new to artificial lighting, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to understand how different modifiers and attachments can change how your subject looks. This great video will show you how several common modifiers and attachments make your subject look so you can choose the appropriate equipment for your shoot.
Half the fun of working with studio strobes is that you are not constrained to the available light and can experiment with all sorts of things, like the position of the lights, the relative powers, the modifiers, and even the colors. This fun video will show you how working with color gels can produce unique and interesting results.
If there is any basic accessory almost every photographer should own, it’s a 5-in-1 reflector. Versatile, portable, and cheap, I have one in my bag at all times. This excellent video will show you the many different uses for a 5-in-1 reflector and how you can employ one to improve your shots.