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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Jay P Morgan: DIY Softboxes in a Pinch? Sure!

This DIY video by Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens includes six tips for setting up a home or office studio. Jay P. demonstrates how to make a wall-mounted backdrop holder, how to control your window light and even how to make your own lights. Check it out:   To learn more about the non-DIY lighting kit in this video, click HERE    

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Jay P. Morgan: Mixing HMI and LED Lights

Recently, Jay P. Morgan and The Slanted Lens crew produced a vintage train station shoot at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, California. Since they were shooting both stills and video, they needed to use continuous lights and Jay P. decided to use a mix of HMI and NorthStar™ Lite LED (both daylight-balanced).     For this The Slanted Lens piece, we shot out at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, California. They generously gave us access to their steam train and World War II passenger cars. We used this setting to look at the process of...

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Friday, February 28, 2014

Tim Snow: Portraits of a Chiropractor

Mixing your artificial light source with ambient light is a great way to draw the eye to your subject. One of my favorite challenges as a photographer is showing up to a location I have never seen, assessing the situation, and making some great photographs in a short period of time. Renée Dallaire is a Pointe-Claire, Quebec, based chiropractor who was in need of some new photographs for her website. She had initially contacted me asking to make some portraits and to photograph her newly-renovated reception area and consultation rooms. After speaking with her and discussing her needs,...

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Monday, January 27, 2014

George Simian: On the street with Portable Lighting Gear

Los Angeles' "Arts District", a large neighborhood of abandoned warehouses and industrial lofts, just East of Downtown, has blossomed into the visual center of the film and graphic-arts world (and is rapidly gentrifying with condos and cafes). Many of its walls are covered with highly creative murals - most put up illegally, before City Hall finally acknowledged their artistic value, and repealed the regulations that criminalized outdoor wall painting! Just before sunset one day, we took a short walk and shot some test photos for a future workshop in front of a few different murals. It was a very fast, ...

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Blair Bunting: Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari

[This is an authorized reposting on Blair Bunting's original post.] For those close to me, you know how much Michael Schumacher’s skiing accident and subsequent critical condition has affected me. He is one of my heroes, and my family are of the many Ferrari tifosi (fans) that have cheered him on through the years. Like so many around the world, we continue pray for his recovery in this dark time. When word came that his 1998 F1 car was in Scottsdale for an auction, I quit everything I was doing and started to call every contact I had...

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Friday, January 10, 2014

Jay P. Morgan: Balancing Light Bulbs with Strobes

  In this Slanted Lens video, Jay P. Morgan demonstrates how to balance household lights in a room with strobes. This principle can be a bit tricky to understand and apply, but it's an important part of the photographic process.     To see more of Jay P. Morgan's work, visit his Pro Showcase page.

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