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Portrait Tips: One light for life

I was thinking the other day about what one lighting tool would I choose if I were stranded on a desert island for the rest of my life with a

Photographer of the Day: Dan Schneider

Category: Street Photographer: Dan Schneider “stairs” Dan’s black and white capture of a person walking up stairs plays to some of my favorite qualities of a photograph. First of all,

Portrait Tips: Soft Light vs Hard Light

I’m always talking about soft light and how great it looks for portraits. But what does it mean? If there’s soft light, is there hard light? Let me show you

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

Shooting Outdoors? Pack an Umbrella.

I frequently travel to shoot landscapes and time lapses. One thing that seems to always follow me is a dark cloud. No, I’m not Charlie Brown… I mean it just