RECENT POSTS IN Flash Photography
How We Shot It | Wine Room Mixed Lighting
As much as weddings are about capturing the moment as is happens, in our photography studio, our clients expect us to challenge ourselves and create something extraordinary out of ordinary scenes for the couples session of the wedding day. One way to do that is with mixed lighting as you can see from the image below.
Photography Essentials: The Sunny 16 Rule
With all the sophistication of modern metering system, it seems like the good ol’ Sunny 16 Rule can be dismissed as one of the old relics of the film era. But it is still a valid and useful rule nonetheless, and one that can teach growing photographers about the principles of metering.
So if you haven’t heard about the Sunny 16 Rule or just need to brush up on it again, here’s a quick primer on this classic metering rule.
How I shot it – “You can’t hide”
When I started off with photography 10 months ago, I went crazy in Photoshop and created all these insane composites and could easily spend 4-8 hours editing a single photograph. (Here’s a good example of a photo that I edited 10 hours straight!)
How We Shot It: Mixing strobes with cool ambient light
Just because the sun sets doesn’t mean that you can’t use the ambient light thereafter as a secondary light source.
Weekly Photography Analysis and Breakdown 2
This week we are going to feature a photo by the awesome Sophie Ellis. To continue the series, this week we take a quick glance at the composition and lighting of Sophie’s photographic art, and then move on to analyze the depth of field and the models pose. Let’s start analyzing!
How We Shot It: Sony A99 Portrait Shot with 3 Speedlights
Hey guys, while I’m at Sony’s Media Excursion shooting with the new and amazing Sony A99 and Sony’s other new cameras, I thought I show you a quick studio set up that I did for one of the photoshoots that we did using only 3 speedlights and 2 pop reflectors.
Weekly Photography Analysis and Breakdown 1
Lauri Laukkanen, a young Finnish photographer, is kicking off a new weekly article series called: “ANALYZE IT!” Every week he will be looking at a photograph, and breaking it down to different key-components that make the image standout from the rest. And finally, after analyzing the photo, he will use the gathered information and try to recreate the photograph as well as he can.