The first time I tried to figure out how to set up a softbox, I was lost. I made this for people who find themselves in that position. Featured: Photoflex LiteDome Q3-9 Lastolite Ezbox Hotshoe Softbox Alien Bees B800 Canon 580EX II
Posts Categorized: Video Tutorials
Cat RoPo is a freelance model working in the New York City area. Having worked with Cat a few times, I thought she’d be able to offer some great advice and insight from a model’s perspective. In this interview, among other topics, we talk about what some models look for when deciding on who to… Read more »
I demonstrate mixing flash with natural light as backlighting for hair and rim lighting effects.
Episode #2 of my video series, Flirting with Film is now available on my YouTube channel. Hang out with me as I burn through a roll of medium format in Central Park. Watch me shoot the snowy landscapes and scenery as I slowly lose feeling in my hands and feet. Make sure to subscribe to… Read more »
Here’s a video clip that might help further illustrate some of the points on the previous post, Working with White Balance.
Setting Custom White Balance on Your DSLR. A follow-up to my Color Temperature & White Balance video. Check out the other videos on my YouTube channel and subscribe to the channel for updates.
Here’s a quick explanation about how color temperature affects our images and how to adjust for it with white balance. Check out the other videos on my YouTube channel and subscribe to the channel for updates.
It’s great to learn about lighting setups and placement, but knowing the fundamentals is important. For beginners (and some of us pros), it’s not a bad idea to make sure you understand how light behaves. FYI, the video above is a great visual reference for the section, “About Light” in my eBook, 100% Reliable Flash… Read more »
Portrait Photography. An overview of a classic three-point lighting setup used in portrait photography. Other videos >>
Portrait Photography. Using a reflector to create fill lighting and reduce contrast. Other videos >>