Depending on what school of thought you come from there are a few rules that we're going to break in this photographic exercise. We are going to intentionally put a light source into the frame of our photo and by doing this we are going to artistically create lens flare to add a warm ethereal feel to the final photograph. Nowadays the overexposed lens flare riddled photos are very popular and commonplace, but technically they are a big no-no. *Disclaimer: In my own lifestyle work I LOVE lens flare. This comes in part because I know how to … [Read more...] about Keep the Color in Your Lens Flare with Flash
One light - can you really make it with just one light? Well of course you can. Last time I checked, we only have one Sun in our universe. That's just one light - and it does a pretty good job. But what about in the studio? With one Chimera Triolet mounted in a strip bank softbox, I was able to make this lovely portrait. One light is more than enough, whether you want a dramatic look like this or a simple flat light that evenly illuminates the subject. The great Bambi Cantrel and I are working on a book all about shooting glamour using … [Read more...] about What Can You Do With One Light? Plenty!