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Think you can’t take great portraits with just a single, unmodified light source? Think again! Mark Wallace, for AdoramaTV, uses a Profoto D1 500 and some tricks involving a mirror to transform a bland, unflattering portrait into one with depth and pizazz. Unlike a magician, though, Mark’s happy to reveal his secrets. Watch the video [...]
If you think it is difficult to make one kid sit still long enough to get some decent shots, try photographing five. Fstoppers staff writer Corey Melton experienced this first hand when he was asked to shoot comedian Jim Gaffigan and his growing family for Jim’s new book Dad Is Fat. “I figured that this shoot [...]
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New York-based photographer Kenneth Volpe has a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Master of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology. In other words, he knows what is going inside the camera. But that does not mean he cannot create art with one. On the contrary, since the formation of his own photography company Transposure in 2007, [...]
©Marco Fazio Combining fashion and interior photography might not be a revolutionary idea, but speaking to Italian-born photographer Marco Fazio, you get the feeling that he has put more thought into it than most. “In my own opinion, the homes we live in and the clothes we wear are two faces of the same need: [...]
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Mark Wallace walks you through using zones, or groups, wirelessly in this video from AdoramaTV. Mark sets up six Profoto D1 lights: a White Softlight Reflector as the key, a 2×3’ Softbox for fill, two kicker lights aimed into V-flats to highlight the model’s cheeks, and two different background lights — one with a 5 Degree [...]
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Soft, even light is all well and good, but sometimes you need some extra punch. Mark Wallace of AdoramaTV presents this tutorial, showing you how to use a grid to make portraits pop. He uses a Profoto D1 Air with a 5 degree grid as his key light, which highlights the model’s face. A 4×6 Softbox is [...]
© Gina LeVay The legendary New York punk club, CBGB, may have closed, but they still run an annual music festival with 700 performers, playing in over 150 venues in NYC. Photographer Gina LeVay got the gig, photographing music legends such as Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) and Duff McKagan (Guns n’ Roses) to promote the festival. [...]
Today we release our new flip book for portrait photographers! So, what is a flip book, you might ask? Well, it is like a magazine, but with videos and links. You can read it on our computer, your tablet or your smartphone. Our latest flip book contains plenty of tips and tricks from established portrait Continue reading
In the January issue of Rangefinder Magazine, Moshe Zusman shared his techniques for getting “consistent lighting throughout the wedding day.” His aim is “to help fellow photographers move beyond natural light and embrace the beauty of combining strobes and ambient to make the perfect engagement or portrait shot.” For this, he counts on his six Profoto [...]
© 2012 R.J. Kern R.J. Kern is an award-winning wedding photographer who took his trip to Burning Man as a chance to put some new gear through its paces. It’s “all about simplifying photography gear without sacrificing quality,” he writes. Among his “go-to weapons of choice” is the Profoto D1 Air 250. He writes, “Good light [...]