5 Intriguing Objections to Use Off-Camera Flash

5 Intriguing Objections to Use Off-Camera Flash

If you know someone who has objections to use off-camera flash, this episode may give you some insight about their concerns. Whether you want to learn how to use off-camera flash or teach someone how to use it, there are some real concerns and objections from people who are comfortable with available light photography. There’s…

HOME STUDIO Portrait Session Ideas for Great Results

HOME STUDIO Portrait Session Ideas for Great Results

We’re reviewing our home studio portrait session. Check out our article to create a home studio setup of your own. I’m happy to say that we didn’t waste a lot of time on this portrait session. We went in with a theme of keeping things simple. That worked for everything: Not only did this approach…

5 Questions About LIGHTING PORTRAITS

5 Questions About LIGHTING PORTRAITS

Lee has 5 questions about lighting portraits for me to answer on this week’s podcast episode. To be fair, I asked her to come up with some questions to ask for a few reasons. She’s a great photographer who doesn’t really have experience with flash photography and I know we have folks like that in…

How Much Light Do You Need?

How Much Light Do You Need?

When I ask how much light do you need, I’m not referring to the overall quantity of light. Too much overall light is just an exposure problem. Light becomes much more interesting when there isn’t too much of it overall, but when it’s used selectively to reveal your subject and background elements from shadows. As…

Answers to Your Questions About Off-Camera Flash

Answers to Your Questions About Off-Camera Flash

I invited readers to send your questions about off-camera flash, and you didn’t disappoint. You wanted to know why use flash photography, when to use it, how to blend flash with ambient light and much more. So settle back and relax. Let’s see if we can provide some answers to your questions about off-camera flash….

Is the MagMod System Right for You?

Is the MagMod System Right for You?

The MagMod system is a group of light modifiers for small flash. The company is starting to make strides into support for the strobe market. Many photographers love MagMod products because of their durability, ease of use and ability to create beautiful light. MagMod isn’t an inexpensive set of products, but they have value for…