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Off Camera Flash | 5 Tips to Get You Started

Lighting is one of the most important pieces of the photographic puzzle that we fit together into a masterpiece that can be enjoyed by the world. In fact, given that photos...
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$50 DIY Continuous Lighting Set-Up For Great Portraits | Aaron Nace

For little money, you can have a 3 light set-up for taking great portrait. Aaron Nace shows you how to make it, and make the most out of it.
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Have A Single Light Source? No Worries | Get 10 Great Lighting Looks From 1 Light

Think you need a studio full of lights for great effects? Here's how to use one light for everything from portraits, to products, to group shots.
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The One Light Portrait Challenge | Are You Overcomplicating Your Lighting Setup?

How many lights does it take to create a great, pro quality image? In my early career my answer was “as many as I can get." But I changed my mind.
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Packing Small & Shooting Big: Professional Results With Speedlights | Joseph W. Carey

You don't need to have huge lighting setups to create big interest and drama in your images. Speedlights can be your best friend.
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'What Portable Flash Kit Should I Buy? | With Joey L.

You don't have to have a brick and mortar studio to get the benefits of studio lighting. Here Joey L. goes over three portable lighting kits with 3 budgets in mind, to see what...
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'Remember The Egg' | Using An Egg To Understand Lighting

There are many ways to learn about light and how it shapes and interacts with a subject, but few as illuminating as this simple egg trick.
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Using One Light For Ultra Soft Portrait Light | Joel Grimes

Joel Grimes shows you just how powerful one off camera flash and a white wall can be for creating ultra soft portrait light with minimal gear and investment.
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Does Size Matter? When Discussing Softboxes That Is |Gavin Hoey

In the following 12 minute video, sponsored by AdoramaTV, Gavin Hoey discusses softboxes and compares a small, medium and large soft box to show us how each size affects a...
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A Step By Step Guide To Setting Up An Off-Camera Flash | Susan Stripling & Cliff Mautner

Susan Stripling breaks down step-by-step how to assemble an off-camera flash for shooting weddings or portraits. You'll see how simple it is.
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A Fun Way To Create A Night Shot Of A Wedding Venue | Justin and Mary

Wedding photographers Justin and Mary show you how to use long exposure and off camera flash to create a beautiful night shot of a wedding venue that is sure to compliment all...
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How to Photograph Christmas Lights with Jay P. Morgan

In honor of the festive season, Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens has released the following video tutorial on how to photograph Christmas lights.
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