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Lighting Angular Features with Craig Pulsifer
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Lighting Angular Features with Craig Pulsifer

Lighting is a game of angles – angles of incidence, angles of reflectance – it’s a bank shot on a billiards table where light is the photographer’s cue ball. When it comes to portraits of the follicly challenged, this whole subject of angles can make for a particularly tricky shot; [...]

Make a Splash with Flash
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Make a Splash with Flash

Have you ever wondered what the world looks like when viewed 1/20,000 of a second at a time? The magic of high-speed photography is at your fingertips – so grab your flash and get ready to open the door to a new world of discovery! High speed flash photography is [...]

One Light Environmental Portraits with Tim Snow
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One Light Environmental Portraits with Tim Snow

Words and Photos by: Tim Snow One of the biggest thrills for me as a photographer is meeting new people, hearing their stories and connecting with them on some level. One common thread that ties most people is that they either have a hobby that they love or a really [...]

Creating Beautiful Living Room Portraits
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Creating Beautiful Living Room Portraits

The Lesson: This winter, why not take advantage of the fact that you’ll be indoors with family and friends by shooting some nice portraits? Even if you’re not a seasoned portrait photographer, you can still achieve beautiful results with some easy-to-use continuous lighting equipment and the following lighting tips. The [...]

Firehouse Portraits By Ian Spanier
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Firehouse Portraits By Ian Spanier

The Lesson: As I do about 95% of the time, I prepare for my shoot with a lighting scheme in mind prior to the shoot day. I do this for two reasons. First, I find that when this is done, I can walk into a location ready to set up, [...]