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Portrait Tips: Slow down, set up, shoot
Food photography tip: Make your subject stand out with light
Minimalist lighting setup for beautiful food photography
What’s the difference between hard and soft light?
Using the art of GOBO for food photography
How I got the shot: The red tulips
Light painting 101: Three steps to illuminating an eerie abandoned piano
Time to say goodbye to Profoto? A look at the Flashpoint XPLOR 300
Portrait Tips: Why I use high-speed sync for portraits
Light painting 101: Three easy steps to light painting in heavy light pollution
Four ways to photograph white backgrounds
Portrait Tips: Angler’s Parasail is my new favorite light modifier

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How I got the shot: The red tulips

I recently set about capturing some images of my Mother’s Day flowers. It’s something I do every year, it’s a lovely keepsake, long after the flowers have withered and died. Taking them out to the studio and captured something simple

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Four ways to photograph white backgrounds

Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing

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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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red tulips

How I got the shot: The red tulips

I recently set about capturing some images of my Mother’s Day flowers. It’s something I do every year, it’s a lovely keepsake, long after the flowers have withered and died. Taking them out to the studio and captured something simple

Read More
white backgrounds

Four ways to photograph white backgrounds

Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing

Read More
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
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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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