Hey! Have you checked out our YouTube channel recently? If not, here’s a breakdown with what’s been happening over there – we’ve been chatting weddings with John Solano, giving some tips on getting family photos at weddings, getting slow motion drenched with ice water and testing out Yongnuo’s with PocketWizards.
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STARTING OUT IN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY | JOHN SOLANO INTERVIEW PART 2
If you missed the our three part series on wedding photographer John Solano, you should check it out. He shares some great insight on how he got started, and setting up a high end wedding photography studio. Part 3, where John talks about what gear he uses will be published this week, so stay tuned.
For now, here is part 2 with John chatting with us about how he got started:
SLR LOUNGE ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE
You’ve no doubt seen it on your Facebook news feed, and here is our version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, in SLOW MOTION. In honor of our fellow photographer, Anthony Carbajal (whose ALS video has now gone viral!), the office staff at SLR Lounge and Lin and Jirsa Photography, participated and donated. Even the dog participated!
6 TIPS ON HOW TO GET THE BEST FAMILY PHOTOS AT WEDDINGS
Capturing family photos, especially portraits can prove to be quite difficult when you’re unprepared. Many times people will be running late, some people may be missing, and sometimes the family dynamics can be awkward. Check out Michelle’s 6 tips on how to get the best family photos:
YONGNUO 560 III FLASH TEST WITH POCKETWIZARDS
A lot of our readers ask why we don’t recommend using the Yongnuo 560 III flash as a budget flash alternative. The flash itself is great. It’s powerful, well built, and easy to use, but there is one fatal flaw. Check out the video below to see exactly why we don’t recommend the Yongnuo 560 III.