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LiteBlog Archive - August 2011

 

Monday, August 29, 2011

Photoflex Featured Pros Pt. 3- August 2011

The third and final featured Photoflex Professional Photographer for the month of August is commercial portrait photographer and international jet setter Ian Spanier. Ian Spanierwas born in Connecticut, but raised in Westchester, New York. Spanier's interest in photography began at age six when his parents gave him his first camera. His work has received numerous awards from major photo competitions and the design community and is even featured on display in New York art museums, but conversely can also be found on posters and billboards across America. Ian started as an editor, but always seemed to find photography coming...

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Monday, August 22, 2011

Flickr Monday- August 22

It's Flickr Monday again! In case you don't know what Flickr Monday is, every couple weeks we pick our favorite images we find in a Flickr search and post them here. We link to the photographer's Flickr page so everyone can see more of their great work! For this Flickr Monday, we focused on "behind the scenes" images and associated finals. As many of you may know, PhotoflexLightingSchool focuses much of the teaching efforts behind our lessons with extensive behind the scenes photos. We have found it really helps aspiring photographers improve when they can see the...

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Jay P. Morgan- Soft Boxes 101 Pt. 2

Two weeks ago, Pro Jay P. Morgan explained the differences among sizes of softboxes in an easy to understand format. This week, Jay P. takes it one step further and explains the practical applications of that knowledge. Have any other questions? Sound off in the comments section below, on twitter, or on facebook.

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Photoflex Featured Pros Pt. 2- August 2011

The second featured Photoflex Professional Photographer for the month of August is high dynamic range and composite master Joel Grimes. Joel Grimes is one of the most sought after professional photographers in the world. For over 26 years Joel has worked for many of the top advertising agencies across the globe for clients such as AARP, Abbott Labs, Arizona Office of Tourism, AT&T, Febreze, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett Packard, Hyatt, Qwest, Sony, Sturm Ruger & Co, Visa, Volvo, and most recently Red Bull. Over the years his assignments have taken him to every state across the USA and to over...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Noel del Pilar- Tutorial on Indoor Lighting

Photoflex Pro Noel del Pilar is well known for his exceptional wedding photography in Puerto Rico and South America. Not only is he highly sought after as a wedding photographer, but he is also in high demand for workshops and demonstrations. To help a broader base of photographers, Noel has started making videos highlighting some of his techniques. Below, Noel describes how to get great indoor photographs with a simple lighting setup using the OctoDome: extra small. For those of you who don't speak Spanish... "To get great results, a technique photographers use involves capturing ambient light and mixing...

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Monday, August 08, 2011

Flickr Monday- August 8

Starting today, every couple of Mondays we will do a search query on Flickr looking for anything with "Photoflex" in the tag, name, or description area. We will then feature our favorites and share them with you. Want your photos profiled? Make sure to tag Photoflex in the images so we can find them! "_MG_4235rev" by jdigiorgio Image found here. "Front yard glam w/ Tera Patrick. Photoflex 5' Octodome for the main, an umbrella from behind for edge-lighting her body, a reflector mounted on a stand for some front fill opposite the main." "Swim Team" by Terhunephoto Image found here. "3...

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Friday, August 05, 2011

Shooting for Ford Fusion

A couple weeks ago we introduced you all to pro commercial photographer Dave Hill and his amazing composite images. This week we found yet another behind-the-scenes video of Dave working on set for Ford and their Fusion ads. His composites look flawless, the lighting is brilliant, and the effect that Ford was going for isdefinitelyapparent. Though he has a HUGE set and quite a few assistants, his lighting patterns are pretty straightforward and easy to follow. If Dave ever does a post production workshop, sign me up! Results: All images are copyright Dave Hill. For more on Dave, check out...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Photoflex Featured Pros- August 2011

We here at Photoflex can think of no more awesome way to bring in the last month of summer than through launching our new Featured Pros program. Starting August 2011, every month we will feature pros from around the world who trust Photoflex lighting equipment to help them craft their masterful imagery. Our first of three featured pros for August is Blair Bunting. A hugely popular commercial photographer, Blair's work is clean, crisp, and sharp. His unique lighting style has made him stand out and acquire high profile clients ranging from ESPN, Discovery Channel, and Arizona State University. What makes...

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Monday, August 01, 2011

Shutterbug Features the LiteDome Wireless Kits

We at Photoflex work our hardest to bring you the best quality photographic gear on the planet. We love our work and what we make, and we love it even more when our customers are happy with what we produce. That is why we at Photoflex have a page dedicated to user reviews that we find called the Review Center. Recently Photoflex's popular LiteDome wireless kits were featured on the cover of the popular photography magazine Shutterbug. Reviewer Joe Farace had this to say about the economical and portable kit- "The StarFire/FlashFire/LiteDome kit is an inexpensive yet...

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