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How To Use Inexpensive String Lights To Make Foreground Bokeh

Using a string of lights at our last engagement session, we made some pretty awesome foreground bokeh. Here's how we did...

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Unconventional Lighting: Constant vs. Flash with Wedding Photographer Michael Kinney

Wedding photographer Michael Kinney's dramatic, fine art style evolved dramatically when he started using more constant...

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How to Create Rad Reception Images: Drag Your Shutter & Light Up Their Party

To accomplish our “reception image style,” we’re all about dragging the shutter. And even though the technique is...

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One Light, One Modifier | 5 Lighting Setups For Under $300

How many of you have either made the 'I want to make professional and captivating images, but I can't afford nice gear,'...

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The Pros and Cons of Light Tents | Are they Worth it?

Are you thinking about taking your product and still life photography to the next level, but can't decide if it's worth...

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4 Tips On Creating Stunning Beauty Images With A One Light Setup

In this first episode, I set out to explain my process behind capturing this beauty look that I absolutely love, using...

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How to Create the Perfect Hero Shot in Broad Daylight

Using the Profoto B1, Pye is able to chisel out his subjects in a visually complex scene. Here's how he shot it.

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Creating Epic Sunbursts With Off-Camera Flash

We love using the sun to create what most photographers call starbursts when creating portraits for our clients. So,...

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UPDATE | Off-Camera Flash Basics Webinar

We are hosting another live webinar to show you the essential tips and tricks to mastering your off-camera flash.

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Solving A Common Off-Camera Flash Problem: The Black Band

If you are or ever find a black bar on the top or bottom of your image when using flash, this is likely what's going on,...

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Utilizing Direct Sun To Photograph Details In (Ugly, Unflattering, Boring…) Places

Working with direct sun can be tough at first but it's well worth it. How many times have you walked into a getting...

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Can You Tell The Difference Between Golden Hour And Artificial Golden Hour?

Can you tell the difference between a photo that was taken at golden hour and one used a clever lighting technique to...

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Mastering Your Off-Camera Lighting With Pye [Free Webinar]

During this webinar, Pye will share simple tips to help you use off-camera lighting to create stunning images for your...

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Clamshell Lighting Part II | Building A Portable Headshot Rig

Clamshell lighting is a fantastic lighting set up. This article follows on from my previous one and talks about building...

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Use Clamshell Lighting To Create Beautiful, Flattering Light

Clamshell light is one of my favorite lighting setups. Read this article to get an idea of what it is and how you can do...

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