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Cactus CB60S and CB60W Softbox with Grid
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Cactus CB60S and CB60W Softbox with Grid

CB60S and CB60W In a previous article, we looked at hard light and soft light and a few methods of controlling light. Today, I’ll explain one of my new favourite light modifiers and help you move from taking photos to making photographs. We have a companion video for this article, which you can [...]

Organizing your image files – Part 2
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Organizing your image files – Part 2

In the last article on this topic I discussed the need to get all of your image files in order and hopefully you have started the process. In this second part of “Organizing your image files”, I would like to talk about improving on this organizing and just as important, [...]

How to Photograph Holiday Decorations
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How to Photograph Holiday Decorations

With mixed light sources and reflective, delicate materials, capturing the holidays can be difficult for a photographer – learn how to photograph holiday decorations with this  in-depth guide. Holiday decorations often inspire photographers to record their beauty but… >> Read the article in PDF

Hard Light and Soft Light
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Hard Light and Soft Light

Light and Shadow Light is usually discussed in amounts, or F-Stops, but just as important is the “quality” of the light – is it hard or is it soft? There are many ways to modify or shape light. By understanding the different attributes to light, you can better control light [...]

How to get the most from a car shoot
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How to get the most from a car shoot

AVOIDING UNWANTED INTERFERENCES Depending on the circumstances, such as at an auto show, it is simply too difficult to shoot a car without getting the next car in the frame or impossible avoiding annoying background interference. Instead, shoot close-ups. Ask yourself what draws you to the car. Then shoot the [...]