Top Canadian Photographer and Photo Coach Michael Willems shares his secrets, with a new post every day.
Monthly Archives: June 2010
The sun, most photographers would agree, is not the friendliest light. It is like a studio with one direct light: Too contrasty for the camera’s dynamic range to handle dark to light; It throws shadows; It makes smooth surfaces (like, … Continue reading
Many of you have asked me to give a simple step-by-step instruction of how to balance light using flash. OK, so here we go. Step one: the normal shot. Say you are shooting outdoors. And the background is bright. So … Continue reading
I have done two workshops in the last two days, and am preparing for the Vegas one with David Honl in a couple of weeks time (read on, below). Workshops are fun for all concerned and add tremendously to your … Continue reading
Sunday’s country workshop in Mono, ON prompts me to talk for a moment about batteries. Background: We used small speedlights Sunday, with simple and effective Honl modifiers and gels. The studio lights and large softboxes stayed packed away. In a … Continue reading