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LiteBlog Archive - October 2013


Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Horror Lighting - Photography and Video Tutorial

Today on the Slanted Lens we are here with a few scary characters from a B-movie. We will be looking at how to create lighting for a horror photo shoot in the woods. This was a difficult shoot for many reasons. We were off in the woods, away from the road and had to carry all the equipment and generators to location. There was poison oak at the location and a lot of make-up needed to be done. We also struggled with smoke as the shoot progressed because the wind was carrying it into the wrong direction. Teri Groves did...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Jay P. Morgan: Packing Tips for Photo Gear

  This Slanted Lens video by Jay P. Morgan contains incredibly valuable tips and product recommendations for photographers and videographers who travel on location. Make sure to bookmark this page!     Photoflex equipment that appears in this video: Photoflex TRITONFLASH battery-powered strobe Photoflex TRITONFLASH Connector Photoflex Small OctoDome Photoflex 45" RUD Umbrella Litereach Plus With Litepanel Kit Photoflex 39x39" White/Silver Fabric Photoflex LS-B2214 LiteStands Photoflex RockSteady Bags To see more of Jay P. Morgan's Slanted Lens videos, visit theslantedlens.com  

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Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Jay P Morgan: Creating the Spooky Portrait

  In this lesson, photographer Jay P. Morgan demonstrates how to make a "smoke tube of death" and how he used it in his cemetery grave digger shoot. You'll see the camera settings and lighting techniques he used, as well as how he created a low angle look from inside the grave.     For this shoot, I wanted to have smoke all over the graveyard and to be able to place it where I wanted it. A single source smoker emits from one place but a smoke tube allowed us to place smoke in specific places. We brought...

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