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I shot a few shots of Kelly, the hair stylist for a shoot the other night. Here she is: Nice. So how did I light that? Here’s how. I used my 1D Mk4 camera in manual mode, equipped with a Pocketwizard to … Continue reading
Yes, you read that right: add flash to darken your photo. Take this image, shot as a demo for me by photographer Laura Wichman the other day: Well exposed, well lit, all good. But you have heard me say many … Continue reading
Sometimes I use big lights, not speedlights. Here’s my studio for a shoot Friday: That is a tad complex: Three and a bit lights. I use Bowens lights – love them. A way to fire them (cable or pocket wizards … Continue reading
In an intensive half-day custom course, I taught my student Melony some glamour photography techniques a few days ago. From flash techniques to colour to modifiers to using a light meter to posing. She brought her daughter as her subject, … Continue reading