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Lighting a portrait with a Speedlight
Lighting a portrait with a Speedlight
Speedlights are a great lighting solution for portability. Much less power than studio strobes and no modeling lamp to see where the light is falling on your subject can make them difficult to use especially for a new photographer. In this video, “Lighting a Portrait with a...
How to get a pure black background
How to get a pure black background
Creating a pure black background isn’t difficult once you learn these simple techniques. Photographing on a black background doesn’t guarantee it will photograph as a pure black background. To achieve a true black background, we need to shield it from light. Here’s how a faster...
Luxli Fiddle Pocket gives a pleasing, natural light, perfect for still life and video
Luxli Fiddle Pocket gives a pleasing, natural light, perfect for still life and video
The Luxli Fiddle Pocket is a small, powerful light that can be used for both portraits and video. I chose to test it out for some still life photos. I also used the flashing red and blue strobe — simulating a police light — to prank my son … but that’s a...
How to apply a little LUCK to your photography
How to apply a little LUCK to your photography
Luck. We’ve all heard or seen the quote from Thomas Jefferson: ” I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” A good friend of mine kind of gave me a backhanded compliment the other day. You know the kind …”I’m a...

  

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