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Category Archives: light shaping
About two weeks ago, we launched a project called Light Shaping Tool of the Month. First out was the brand new Umbrella XL, and the article is still here, if you have not yet read it. One who did read it was New York based photographer Brad Trent, who … Continue reading
The latest addition to Profoto’s assortment of Light Shaping Tools has arrived: the Umbrella XL. Swedish photographer Alex Giacomini, who together with Martin Kelam runs the aptly named Alex&Martin production team, was one of the very first to ge… Continue reading
Charles Maring works with his wife Jennifer in her home state of Connecticut, where he moved during his sophomore year of high school. With a corporate pilot father, Maring had been on the move every few years, and lived up and down the East Coast, as … Continue reading
We have seen a vast array of lighting set-ups in our days, but few as bewildering as the ones Singaporean photographer Geoff Ang used during his work with Singapore Airlines. Over 30 strobes, tungsten lights, strip lights and other lighting fixtures we… Continue reading
Writer Irwin Wong has a new post on the popular off-camera flash blog Strobist. It chronicles a 2009 photo shoot by Maki Kawakita, a commercial photographer based in both Tokyo and New York. Kawakita shot the Japanese rock band Glay in a Yokohama hote… Continue reading
Last week, New York’s famed Fashion Week had it’s opening salvo not in its usual location of Manhattan’s Bryant Park, but in the county just north of the city. The Westchester, an upscale mall in the county seat of White Plains, New Y… Continue reading
Many photographers make an effort to create a context for their images. But Nathan Schroder takes the concept further than most. “I think of my images as stills from movies that don’t exist,” says Nathan. “I create the characters in my head, be… Continue reading
Stefan Tell, a photographer we’ve admired and written about twice before, continues his excellent blog, which regularly breaks down shoots, complete with comprehensive lighting diagrams. In a great installment, he diverges and details how he hand… Continue reading
New Jersey photographer Tom Sperduto posted a great addition to his blog on a magazine assignment at a restaurant location shoot. It’s a case study in real world production environment techniques, best practice, and final results. Sperduto details his arrival an hour and a half early to set up, work with a sketch, and discuss [...] Continue reading
New York-based portrait photographer Kareem Black discusses his six minute shoot with Cee Lo Green, showcasing the Profoto TeleZoom Reflector. Black wanted to create a shadow on the backdrop, so he positioned the TeleZoom Reflector eight feet high to get perspective and dimension on his subject. This set-up enabled Black to move closer to his [...] Continue reading