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If you’ve always relied on your in-camera meter or histogram and are comfortable with your workflow, change can be hard to take. Aspiring portrait and wedding photographer Rob Duncan had been shooting for 3 years before he decided to take … Continue reading →
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Tommy Næss is an amateur photographer living in Oslo who says, “photography is about catching moments, situations and people – as a part of everyday life as I’m living it.” Seeking a little more structure, Tommy has embarked on a … Continue reading →
©Nick Fancher Here’s something we don’t see very often. When was the last time you saw two different types of water frozen in a photograph? Not frozen because of temperature, but frozen by incredibly fast flash duration? Our friends at Fstoppers are at it again. They’ve published a post by Nick Fancher detailing his test drive [...]
©Carol Weinberg Peter Kolonia has just published an impressive how-to piece on PopPhoto.com featuring the photography of portrait shooter Carol Weinberg. Wanting to shoot something special for her new site, Weinberg wound up with a dramatic portrait featuring halo lighting. A Profoto Pro Head was utilized from behind to create the halo effect. The main light [...]
© James Weber If you’ve been keeping up with Ian Ruhter’s Silver & Light series, you’ll definitely want to check out James Weber. Like Ian, James is using Profoto’s powerful strobes as a way to rejuvenate the wet plate collodion process. “Wet plate collodion is a chemical process as much as it is a photographic [...]
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©John Tsiavis John Tsiavis has made a name for himself by his effortless yet evocative portraits of celebrities. But as we all you know, you need to step out of your comfort zone from time to time. When John was asked to shoot a series of images that were “unique in an interesting way” he saw [...]
“Can it be done without a light meter? Yes, absolutely! Just like you can unlock your front door with a paperclip if you spend enough time on it…”, says the team behind Shoots Imaging, a commercial stock photography studio. In … Continue reading →
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Photographer Morgan Moller has written a great blog post in which he gives a detailed account of a recent shoot with musician and renaissance man Marques Toliver. Morgan begins from the very beginning, explaining how the shoot came to be and how he prepared, and goes on to describe how he utilized the Pro-7b and the [...]
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 [...]
Jean Sinotte of Studio Fotomode in Quebec City was a longtime user of the Sekonic L-358 light meter. Although Sinotte used the meter with the optional radio flash triggering, what he really longed for was the ability to regulate the … Continue reading →