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Great lighting concepts for Halloween themed portraits
I adore getting my "spook" on for Halloween. Sadly this year, I had planned several really cool themes that may...
Making a small light source big
A small light source has a tendency of producing hard light causing unflattering shadows and pin size catchlights in the...
When to Use Studio Strobe Lighting
From the course: Portrait Photography: Business Portraits on LinkedIn Learning
iPhone X Introduces a Plethora of New Photography Features
Apple has put a huge emphasis on photography in the iPhone X. Behind its $999 price tag comes a 12-megapixel...
A Photographer’s Take On iPhone X And iPhone 8
Apple has done it again: they've created new phones with significantly different features and some of the changes include new...
Shooting Portraits on Location: Natural or Flash?
The Photographer’s best tool is light, and there are many choices. Light is used to mold, define, describe and set...
Photography Strip Lighting
Your job as a photographer is to match your light with your subject’s pose and emotion. In our image, we...

Making a small light source big

A small light source has a tendency of producing hard light causing unflattering shadows and pin size catchlights in the subject’s eyes. Sometimes this can’t be avoided — photographing in direct sunlight at high noon or using small LED lights.

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A Photographer’s Take On iPhone X And iPhone 8

Apple has done it again: they’ve created new phones with significantly different features and some of the changes include new cameras and software cheats for “better” pictures. I’ve watched the Keynote and read the press releases, and here are my

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Photography Strip Lighting

Your job as a photographer is to match your light with your subject’s pose and emotion. In our image, we want a gritty, edgy look. This requires controlling where the light falls on our subject. Here’s how to use stripboxes

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A Photographer’s Take On iPhone X And iPhone 8

Apple has done it again: they’ve created new phones with significantly different features and some of the changes include new cameras and software cheats for “better” pictures. I’ve watched the Keynote and read the press releases, and here are my

Read More

Photography Strip Lighting

Your job as a photographer is to match your light with your subject’s pose and emotion. In our image, we want a gritty, edgy look. This requires controlling where the light falls on our subject. Here’s how to use stripboxes

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