Off camera flash buying decisions may seem difficult, but it doesn’t have to be like that. I’ll walk you through my current lighting gear and tell you why I decided it was time to make a change, and give you the reasons why you may want to consider updating your own gear. Why Change my […]
Flash Triggers: Which One is Right for You? Thank you for listening to The Photo Flunky Show, episode 39. I discussed a number of Flash Triggers in this show, each with their own pros and cons. Choosing a flash trigger depends upon a few variables. Cost is one of the obvious factors, but you may […]
What Types of Light Modifiers Do You Need for Off Camera Flash? Thank you for listening to The Photo Flunky Show. This show continues with Part 2 of our discussion of Off Camera Flash. One of the most important decisions you make with off camera flash is deciding which types of light modifiers you need […]
Off Camera Flash for Complete Beginners Thank you for listening to The Photo Flunky Show. This episode is for anyone who wants to begin working with off camera flash. We discuss some basic concepts and differences between flash and strobe. Off camera flash doesn’t have to be expensive, complicated or hard. Yet, you can make […]
High Key Lighting is a common photography setup for portraits. It creates a bright and cheerful environment without going over the top with exposure. Some high key lighting reduces contrast and delivers a very flat result. I’ll show my favorite lighting setup here and some of the things you can do with it.
Why does every photography studio have an area of white seamless background? The reason is pretty simple. A white seamless background is an industry standard because it’s so versatile. It’s a neutral background for colors, making it an ideal choice for catalogs and compositing. With lighting, gels or post processing, you can make it almost […]