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Portrait Tips: Lighting the Hulk
Why time of day matters for portrait photography
Godox V1 offers high speed and power in round flash head
Six portrait photography tips for beginners
Portrait Tips: Don’t fight the light
Learn to photograph portraits with one light, with a free Viewbug membership
Portrait Tips: A chance with Patch
Portrait Tips: Waterfalls and speedlights
Lighting a portrait with a speedlight
Olympus announces E-M1X, flash, super telephoto lens and more
Portrait Tips: How to use V-flats to light a group
How to balance flash with natural light to make pleasing portraits

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Levi-Sim-1

Portrait Tips: Don’t fight the light

If you give a boy a hammer, everything looks like a nail and he will pound it. If you give a photographer a flash, everything looks like it needs to be lit. That means that you’re doing the right job

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Patch

Portrait Tips: A chance with Patch

The other day a fellow contacted me about a picture I made nearly ten years ago. He was an assistant to the master woodcarver and I spent a few minutes making pictures with them. The event was Baby Animal Days

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Waterfall Light

Portrait Tips: Waterfalls and speedlights

What’s not to love about making portraits in front of waterfalls? Beautiful place, beautiful people, water spraying your camera, nothing going the way you had in mind — it’s a blast! When you photograph a bride and groom in front

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Featured

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

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Patch

Portrait Tips: A chance with Patch

The other day a fellow contacted me about a picture I made nearly ten years ago. He was an assistant to the master woodcarver and I spent a few minutes making pictures with them. The event was Baby Animal Days

Read More
Waterfall Light

Portrait Tips: Waterfalls and speedlights

What’s not to love about making portraits in front of waterfalls? Beautiful place, beautiful people, water spraying your camera, nothing going the way you had in mind — it’s a blast! When you photograph a bride and groom in front

Read More
Featured

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

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Rick Freidman

Creating Effect and Mood with Light

When shooting a photograph, I often feel that I am creating a single frame from a movie. The star of the movie is the subject. With the use of backdrops, light, a ladder and a Venetian Blind I have created

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