Here is a basic set up to achieve a commercial studio headshot. If you’ve never played with lights, it can be intimidating but once you just do it, you will find you have much more control and it’s not as scary as you imagine. This is a very basic set up with two lights. 1 Key light, 1 […]
Melissa Niu of Photofocus talks with headshot photographer Peter Hurley about choosing to shoot with the PhaseOne iQ250 over his Hasselblad and Canon gear.
Melissa Niu of Photofocus talks with headshot photographer Peter Hurley about the gear he carries when traveling from his NYC-based studio.
Melissa Niu of Photofocus talks with headshot photographer Peter Hurley about his new gear line, Hurley Pro Gear and how it’s helped him take his studio on the road.
Lately, I have been researching studio configurations. Jeremy Cowart’s Triptik Studio Walkthrough got the juices flowing; especially the rolling backdrop that doubles as storage for bounces, flags and other gear. My space is an open floorplan and I already have plenty of stuff on casters, including my edit desk. I’d never thought of something like […]
Light stands aren’t something I get terribly excited about. But inexpensive light stands that offer great bang for the buck do peak my interest. Adorama just announced the Flashpoint Auto Stand, available in both 7’ (http://www.adorama.com/FPLS7AS.html) and 9’ (http://www.adorama.com/FPLS9AS.html) models. At $50 and $70 respectively, these stands are affordable by even the most frugal photographer, […]
This tutorial is from a new class called Up and Running with Studio Strobes I just completed for Lynda.com. It is co-taught with my friend Abba Shapiro. In photography, multiple-light setups can offer a wide variety of creative options. One of the keys to this setup is the master-slave relationship, where one light is paired with another, or […]