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How to use on-camera flash for events
Six portrait photography tips for beginners
Godox V860 III flash review: Solid performance at a bargain price
Off-camera flash: Four rechargeable strobes that won’t break the bank
Elinchrom launches the Elinchrom ONE portable off-camera flash
There’s just one trick to photographing glasses
Portrait Tips: Why I use high-speed sync for portraits
Portrait Tips: Angler’s Parasail is my new favorite light modifier
Learning about off-camera flash: A landscape photographer’s first portrait session
Avoiding the harsh, direct flash look
Easy high key lighting with two lights
The recipe for balancing natural light with flash

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Avoiding the harsh, direct flash look

One of the biggest reasons why I don’t like pop-up flashes is that it gives uneven, harsh lighting directed at your subject. Even with an on-camera speedlight, the same effect can happen. And while you can play around with the

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Easy high key lighting with two lights

Creating high key light is making sure there is enough light on your background so it is pure white, with no shadows. This can be done using strobes or LEDs or a mixture of both types of light. There are several

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OOCSummer17-134

Avoiding the harsh, direct flash look

One of the biggest reasons why I don’t like pop-up flashes is that it gives uneven, harsh lighting directed at your subject. Even with an on-camera speedlight, the same effect can happen. And while you can play around with the

Read More
High Key 01

Easy high key lighting with two lights

Creating high key light is making sure there is enough light on your background so it is pure white, with no shadows. This can be done using strobes or LEDs or a mixture of both types of light. There are several

Read More
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Lighting Old Glory

I made this photograph back in November on the Saturday the presidential election results were announced. It was a long day of walking around Boston covering marches, celebrations and protests. It was getting late in the afternoon and I knew

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Portrait Tips: How to gel the sun

Light and color are the only things your camera records, so those things should be a the top of your mind for every photo you make. Last week I was making headshots and the background had to be the building

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