Lighting Photos: 10 Secrets for Beautiful Photos

Lighting Photos: 10 Secrets for Beautiful Photos

Lighting photos is easy. Crafting an emotion with your lighting takes a bit more practice, but the results are stunning. This episode is part of a series on things that I shared in a blog post about 101 Photography Secrets for Emerging Photographers. We’ll continue down the list to share on podcast episodes. The Secrets…

Is Flash or Continuous Light Better for Photography?

Is Flash or Continuous Light Better for Photography?

Should photographers use flash photography or continuous light? If there’s a contentious issues discussed among photographers, this is it. You’ll find “natural light” vs “artificial light” debates raging all the time, but I think there’s more to the issue than often gets discussed. Video: Flash or Continuous Light? What’s the Difference Between Flash or Continuous…

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…

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…

What is Portrait Photography?

What is Portrait Photography?

Portrait photography is one of the most popular genres of photography, but it has many meanings that seem to vary from one person to another. Traditional portraits are great, but you can capture some stunning results using creative ideas. So what is portrait photography, or as it’s also called portraiture? Let’s take a deeper look….

6 Types of Light Modifiers for Your Off Camera Flash

6 Types of Light Modifiers for Your Off Camera Flash

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…