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Dealing with complex still life compositions
Dealing with complex still life scenes and compositions can be daunting, but it does not need to be impossible. Glass...
Lume Cube debuts STROBE anti-collision drone light
Lume Cube has announced the STROBE — the world's first consumer-friendly anti-collision drone light. Designed to be lightweight and powerful...
First impression of the Spiffy Speckular Core Kit
I was recently sent the Spiffy Speckular Core Kit along with the Spiffy Expansion Kit. The Speckular kit is a...
How to find moody light in your home
(Editor's Note: We welcome this guest post from Sarah Driscoll. Sarah is a photographer, educator and co-founder of Unraveled Academy. The...
Understanding exposure: The aperture setting
Exposure is the process of choosing the correct settings on your camera to produce a picture that "looks right;" not...
Genaray SpectroLED Essential 500 provides consistent lighting perfect for stills or video
A few months ago, I was presented with an opportunity to photograph Santa and Mrs. Claus posing with families in...
How to balance flash with natural light to make pleasing portraits
If you're like most photographers, using a flash to make portraits is intimidating. Using available light is so simple that most...
Quick Look: The Electric L.E.D. Light Orchestra
Luxli, a Gradus Group company, has introduced three instruments in their Orchestra of L.E.D. lights. They are the 10-inch Cello, ...
7 Portrait Lighting Patterns and How to Achieve Them
For me, photography is all about light and having full control over that light. It is why I am obsessed...
The Traveling Photographer: Photographing People: Taking Control of the Light
This is my second post of three on photographing people during your travels. My first article provided basic guidelines…paying attention...
Photographer of the Day: Dan Schneider
Category: Street Photographer: Dan Schneider "From Light to Dark" Dan does an amazing job with this capture, highlighting the deep...
A Better Way to Fly
Why it can be less expensive to fly First Class I recently returned back home to Boston from a three-week...

Dealing with complex still life compositions

Dealing with complex still life scenes and compositions can be daunting, but it does not need to be impossible. Glass can be difficult to work with due to reflections and unwanted highlights, and a polarizing filter can be a great

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Lume Cube debuts STROBE anti-collision drone light

Lume Cube has announced the STROBE — the world’s first consumer-friendly anti-collision drone light. Designed to be lightweight and powerful as possible to satisfy FAA guidelines for anti-collision lighting, the STROBE is compatible with every drone on the market today.

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How to find moody light in your home

(Editor’s Note: We welcome this guest post from Sarah Driscoll. Sarah is a photographer, educator and co-founder of Unraveled Academy. The photographs in this post are by Sarah and students of the school.) Light. Mysterious, captivating, can’t-look-away light is truly the

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Understanding exposure: The aperture setting

Exposure is the process of choosing the correct settings on your camera to produce a picture that “looks right;” not too bright, not too dark, and sharp where it should be. While your camera will figure all of this out

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Electric LED Light Orchestra from Luxli. The Cello, Tymapi and Viola

Quick Look: The Electric L.E.D. Light Orchestra

Luxli, a Gradus Group company, has introduced three instruments in their Orchestra of L.E.D. lights. They are the 10-inch Cello,  1foot square Tympani, and the 5-inch Viola. A rainbow symphony of lights These lights are nothing short of amazing. Each

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Photographer of the Day: Dan Schneider

Category: Street Photographer: Dan Schneider “From Light to Dark” Dan does an amazing job with this capture, highlighting the deep shadows that are occurring during an afternoon high sun. The black and white edit adds to the contrast and scene

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Carin, Keiko and Rick at the airport with lots of baggage.

A Better Way to Fly

Why it can be less expensive to fly First Class I recently returned back home to Boston from a three-week trip to the Bahamas and Florida. It was great to get out of the Boston winter! I was teaching workshops

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How to find moody light in your home

(Editor’s Note: We welcome this guest post from Sarah Driscoll. Sarah is a photographer, educator and co-founder of Unraveled Academy. The photographs in this post are by Sarah and students of the school.) Light. Mysterious, captivating, can’t-look-away light is truly the

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Understanding exposure: The aperture setting

Exposure is the process of choosing the correct settings on your camera to produce a picture that “looks right;” not too bright, not too dark, and sharp where it should be. While your camera will figure all of this out

Read More
Electric LED Light Orchestra from Luxli. The Cello, Tymapi and Viola

Quick Look: The Electric L.E.D. Light Orchestra

Luxli, a Gradus Group company, has introduced three instruments in their Orchestra of L.E.D. lights. They are the 10-inch Cello,  1foot square Tympani, and the 5-inch Viola. A rainbow symphony of lights These lights are nothing short of amazing. Each

Read More

Photographer of the Day: Dan Schneider

Category: Street Photographer: Dan Schneider “From Light to Dark” Dan does an amazing job with this capture, highlighting the deep shadows that are occurring during an afternoon high sun. The black and white edit adds to the contrast and scene

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Carin, Keiko and Rick at the airport with lots of baggage.

A Better Way to Fly

Why it can be less expensive to fly First Class I recently returned back home to Boston from a three-week trip to the Bahamas and Florida. It was great to get out of the Boston winter! I was teaching workshops

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Looking For Light from MPB.com

(Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from our friends at MPB.com. MPB is a great place to sell gear that’s no longer in use as well as where to buy quality used photo and video equipment at much lower

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