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How to use on-camera flash for events
Learn to control and shape light with a free Viewbug membership
Gear Review: Impact 5-in-1 Reflector with Handles
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Amazing Speedlight Solution for All Cameras
Modifying Speedlights & Magmod
Photofocus Photowalk: San Diego’s Embarcadero with Levi Sim and Erika Thornes
Photofocus Photowalk: Lighting Up the Night in Chicago with Levi Sim & David Crewe
Photofocus Photowalk: Lightless in Seattle, or Speedlighting the Fremont Troll
When to Use Photoshop: Head Swapping
My Most Profitable Light Is Also My Cheapest
Powerful Environmental Portraits Need 3 Things
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Modifying Speedlights & Magmod

Making great light is essential to making great portraits. And I mean that: you’ve got to make great light. You can find a good source of available light, but I’ve rarely seen any available light that couldn’t be made better,

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When to Use Photoshop: Head Swapping

I’m a Lightroom guy. I like to use Lightroom because it’s simple and helps my photographs look the way I imagined when I clicked the shutter. However, sometimes I just need the powers of Photoshop to make the best picture

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Panasonic GH4, Leica Nocticron, f/4, 1/40s, ISO 100.

How to: Make Magic with a Flash and Rear Sync

The most powerful flash setting you have is the one that controls when your flash fires. This setting works for your pop-up flash, for a speedlight on your camera, and for any off-camera light you’re controlling. It’s called Rear Sync,

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Levi_Sim-1-9

When to Use Photoshop: Head Swapping

I’m a Lightroom guy. I like to use Lightroom because it’s simple and helps my photographs look the way I imagined when I clicked the shutter. However, sometimes I just need the powers of Photoshop to make the best picture

Read More
Panasonic GH4, Leica Nocticron, f/4, 1/40s, ISO 100.

How to: Make Magic with a Flash and Rear Sync

The most powerful flash setting you have is the one that controls when your flash fires. This setting works for your pop-up flash, for a speedlight on your camera, and for any off-camera light you’re controlling. It’s called Rear Sync,

Read More

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