A diffuser is designed to spread harsh light evenly across your subject producing a beautiful soft light. “Controlling Natural Light with a Diffuser” gives tips on how to control light in direct sunlight and open or closed shade using a diffuser.
A couple of months ago one of my Photofocus posts Fifteen MM Fisheye Fun touched on how versatile this seemingly special purpose lens is. Here’s more. What is a Fisheye lens? Fisheye lenses come in two flavors, curvilinear and circular. A circular fisheye lens shows the photograph as a circle. All lenses project a circle […]
Choosing the right backdrop for a video interview can be tough. In this tutorial I walk you through choosing a location and what things should be considered. These techniques work for photo shoots as well. This is an excerpt from a full-length class from out partners at lynda.com. The complete course is 2 hours and 28 minutes […]
Editor’s Note: All gear for this post provided by our friends at LensRentals.com. In the last article, Getting Started with Real Estate Photography – Exteriors, we discussed a basic approach to a typical real estate exteriors shoot plus all the gear I used and rented from LensRentals.com. Today, we’ll get into interiors shooting and run […]
There are people who’s sole job is to find great locations. If you’re not on a commercial shoot and can’t afford to hire a location scout, never fear! Let’s go through a few places to find great locations. Instagram Instagram is one of the most popular photo sharing apps in the world. Users can upload […]
We have a new GoPro. In fact, we have three. Like many of you, I have been waiting for these new action cameras to drop. Now that they have, let’s take a look at what each offers, where it might fit in in your kit and what the new entries might signal about the future […]