Review: Strobist Lighting Seminar DVD

David Hobby brought lighting knowledge to thousands of people with his blog and his Lighting 101 course. The subsequent community that’s grown from comments on his blog and on the Strobist Flickr forum is also a fountain of knowledge covering lighting, gear, and perhaps a fetish for batteries. He’s able to get absolutely stunning images […]

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Review: OneLight Workshop DVD

At the end of yesterday’s post, I told you that this is the DVD to buy if you could only afford to buy one. That’s because this is the training material that I felt did the best job of presenting a complete guide to lighting and reinforced it with examples demonstrating the lessons. It was […]

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Review: MOO Cards

I finally decided to order some business cards, despite not being in business. It just makes it easier for people to deal with you, and in some cases, take you a little more seriously.  For example, I may run into someone who isn’t actually a model, but could make a good photo. If I walk […]

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Review: Artistic Photo Canvas

I had a nice surprise when I came home today.  There was a box at the door. I knew it wasn’t my shirts from Eddie Bauer (yes, I’m tragically hip) and I was surprised to find out that my canvas print from Artistic Photo Canvas already arrived.  It came in a nice cardboard box with […]

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Review: LensProToGo.com

For my trip to the Washington D.C. area last week, I decided to try renting a lens to give me some different perspective.  I’d never rented glass before, so this was all trial and error for me.  There are several businesses that serve the rental market and I wanted a way to narrow the field. […]

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Review: First Impression of the iPad

Now that it’s been out for a week, I finally made my way to an Apple Store to check out the iPad in person.  There isn’t much I can say here that hasn’t already been discussed in reviews where people spent more than five minutes with the iPad, but that won’t stop me from writing. […]

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