Welcome, Guest

Archive

Tags

150watt 4th of july 5-foot octodome 7ft octodome a&e adjustable shoemount adobe adobe bridge after effects alaska alternative to sunbounce anchorage apple april fools arapahoe basin arizona baby backdrop backlight ls-2200 bare bulb lighting basic indoor lighting setup battery battery powered ben clay bend blair bunting blue sky blue streak bulb bobby flay bokeh bonneville salt flats boudoir divas brian mccarty brickyard 400 bulb bulb exposure mode california cannons canon canon 1dc caribbean celebrity portrait chiaroscuro lighting children photography christmas lights chromakey kit chromakey studio lighting kit cinedome circue clam shell cologne germany comic store portrait compact composite composition conceptual portrait continuous lighting controlling contrast controlling contrast outdoors controlling reflections convertible umbrella corporate portraits craig dale craig pulsifer craig wallace dale cui baoqun dan bailey dan bailey review dancing dave hill david hou daylight balanced delicious cookies depth of field diffusing sunlight diffusion digital imaging trends digital photo pro douglas kirkland dry ice dslr elevation outdoors ephotozine.com exposure exposure show extra extra large octodome extra small litedome extra small octodome f-16 falling into pool family photo family portrait fashion fire fireworks flexflash flickr focal ford fort lauderdale fourth of july fstops gabrielle tuite garry belinsky george simian george waszcuk george wilson glamour graffiti shoot gravedigger portrait grids group shots guitar hair light halfdome halfdome grids halfdome nxt halfdomes halloween hdr headshots henry's show henry's tv high dynamic range high key high key glass high key lighting high speed flash high speed sync high-key portraiture holiday holiday portrait home studio ian spanier imaging impact in-house photography ipad iso speed j2 jade hannah jason rockman jay jay p morgan jay p. morgan jayp jeff stevensen jeffery jay luhn jerome, arizona joel grimes joel grimes's john beckett jpeg kev kevin kubota kimberlee west kit large litedome las vegas laura tillinghast led led and hmi lens liam doran light panels lighting lighting a night scene lighting angular features lighting equipment lighting muscle tone lighting notebook lighting school lighting with fire lighting workshop lighting workshops lightroom liteblog litedisc litedome litepanel litepanel frame litepanel hardware litepanel kit litepanelthe real world litereach litereach plus litestand litestand: extra small liz hernandez location shoot lol: lighting on location long exposure los angeles loudness war lowepro macro portrait lens manual exposure mode marissa bouchér marissa boucher

LiteBlog

 

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Tim Snow: LOL! Lighting On Location

I blame McNally. Arias too. Throw Hobby in with the bunch. They make this stuff look easy. Them and hundreds of others. They have pushed me in my photography, in my lighting. They don’t know it, we have never met, but maybe one day we will over a tea and I will gush like a little kid. They are in the trenches and they get dirty to make their pictures. Their photographs resonate, they bleed soul. They are honest. Real. I stare at their photographs in awe, hoping that one day I may be on the same level. ...

Continue Reading...

 

Friday, July 13, 2012

Jay P Morgan: Urban Skateboarder Portrait, Part I

In coming up for concept for this lesson, I was excited to shoot an action skateboard shot with a skater jumping a trashcan. I had shot a group of skaters for stock the week prior, but had not loved the location. It was cool and all, but I wanted something a bit more intense. During the time I was thinking about the location, I saw the movie "Max Payne". I felt that the sets and "film noir" look-and-feel of the film were much stronger than the actual film. I loved the alleys that they shot in and decided to shoot...

Continue Reading...

 

Friday, July 06, 2012

Ian Spanier: Limited Equipment, Group Shots and Dinosaur Mosquitoes

This past May, I got the call from MTV to go to St. Thomas to photograph the cast of season 27 (amazing it’s been on that long huh?!?) of the original reality series, MTV’s The Real World. Head to St. Thomas in May? AWESOME! What a way to get the summer started right? Not so fast… Challenge Numero Uno Since we’d be traveling out of the country, we’d of course be facing airline limitations and baggage fees, coupled with the fact that this season’s house was located not on St....

Continue Reading...

 

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Shooting Fireworks

Shooting a fireworks show may seem like a big challenge, but it doesn't have to be.  With the right gear and techniques, you can come away with some great stills and video.  Here's a few tips you can use for this 4th of July. Finding the Right Shooting Spot The first thing to consider is where you will be in relation to where the fireworks will be going off.  To set your shots apart from the crowd, search for a spot that provides a unique angle, or has other interesting elements aside from just the...

Continue Reading...

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A Conversation about Photoflex Light Modifiers

Canadian Photoflex rep Trevor Sherwin discusses the features and benefits of Photoflex soft boxes at the recent Exposure Show just outside Toronto.  If you're unclear about what makes a good soft box and the differences between the various types of soft box, you owe it to yourself to watch this interview!     See below for more information on Photoflex soft boxes:   FOR FLASH / STROBE LIGHTS OctoDome LiteDome MultiDome HalfDome WhiteDome   FOR CONTINUOUS / HOT LIGHTS SilverDome nxt OctoDome nxt HalfDome nxt WhiteDome CineDome  

Continue Reading...

 

Friday, June 22, 2012

Jay P. Morgan: Playing with Fire

In this video lesson, commercial photographer Jay P. Morgan discusses and demonstrates how he incorporates flames into his still imagery and videos.      To see more of Jay P. Morgan's work, visit:   http://www.jaypmorgan.com http://theslantedlens.com  

Continue Reading...

 

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Lighting for High Key Glass: Part 2

This is the second in a three-part lesson series that explores photographing reflective glass in a high key style. To see the first part, click here. Using the Backlighting Technique An alternate way to light glass objects is to back-light them, a common studio lighting technique that involves placing the light directly behind the glassware.  If you're using a large soft box, it can serve as the backdrop for the shot.  This is where the Plexiglas product-shooting table really makes things easy.  I placed a large SilverDome soft box behind and as close as possible to...

Continue Reading...

 

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Lighting for High Key Glass: Part 1

Photographing glass objects is considered by many to be one of the most challenging tasks in commercial studio photography. However, with the right tools and proper techniques, taking pictures of glass can be fun and highly rewarding. The image you see above began as a vague concept, which involved photographing a wine decanter in such a way that the final image would show off both the product and its intended use. For photographer Garry Belinsky, the goal in creating this wine shot was to create a light, airy, or high key atmosphere and to keep the decanter and the wine...

Continue Reading...

 

Friday, June 08, 2012

Miss Aniela: Fashion Shoot Experiences

Natalie Dybisz, aka Miss Aniela, is an artisit of many talents.  She's a first rate photographer who's impressive on either side of the lens (yes, she's a beautiful model, too).  She's an eloquent writer, orator and conversationalist.  Her image-editing skills are both highly creative and technically masterful.  And possibly best of all, she's an excellent teacher who shares her craft through her workshops in both Europe and the United States, which she holds with her partner, Matthew Lennard.  Natalie and Matt have just finished editing their behind-the-scenes videos for both...

Continue Reading...

 

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

New ShoeMount/SpeedLight Umbrella Kit

This unique kit is designed for quick remote soft lighting by an assistant. Just add your own speedlight and your assistant can either light up the background or give you a professional looking off camera 2nd light for your portraits or group photos. It includes a LiteReach and base, so that you can use it as a back light stand or rest it on a table top when not in use. The base of the LiteReach will also mount to the top of a LiteStand for a temporary extender. It includes a multiclamp swivel to mount your speedlight along with...

Continue Reading...

Page 11 of 20 pages ‹ First  < 9 10 11 12 13 >  Last ›