24 Jan 2020
Lighting Tips

How to Shoot a Great Portrait in Direct Sunlight Using Speedlights

This awesome video tutorial comes from the folks of The Slanted Lens. Jay P. Morgan will show you how he put together a shoot for a world famous trick roper. He created two different looks; For the first look he froze the motion of the rope, for the second look he blurred the rope by dragging his shutter speed. He further lit his subject with a speedlight in a portable Photoflex softbox.

Shooting Tips

How a Lens’ Focal Length Affects Distortion & Perspective

The always educational and entertaining Jay P Morgan is back again with another awesome video on The Slanted Lens. This time, he shows how the different focal length from 20mm to 200mm will affect how the face will look in a photo and also how the background will change in relation to the subject. It’s really informative and will help you expand your creative choices based on your lens.