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Moving Pictures
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Moving Pictures

Photographer David Hou takes us through his process shooting some fast-paced dance photography in the studio with model and dancer Alayna. Find out why fast durations are essential to catching the action and how David used the Photoflex Triton to achieve the results.

Canon 5D Mark II - 70-200mm f4L - 1/100 @ f/4.0 - ISO 200 - Metz 58 AF2 on TTL
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Simple Off-Camera Lighting with Lumiquest

Trevor Sherwin goes on a lightweight shoot in the Don Valley with Dana. Watch as Trevor goes through 3 simple lighting setups with hot shoe flashes and the fold-flat and affordable Lumiquest modifiers including the Lumiquest LTp and SBIII. Canon 5D Mark II – 70-200mm f4L – 1/100 @ f/4.0 [...]

Stacking Images for Greater Depth of Field
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Stacking Images for Greater Depth of Field

Focus stacking? Never heard of it? It’s certainly a tool every photographer should have in their arsenal when looking to bring everything into focus. In a perfect world, we’d all have view cameras with bellows, tilt and shift abilities, and maximum depth of field. However, lugging those dusty old 4×5 [...]

World Pinhole Day – April 29, 2012
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World Pinhole Day – April 29, 2012

Apparently it is Worldwide Pinhole Day on April 29th, 2012. Be sure to check out http://www.pinholeday.org/ for more info. Never heard of Pinhole’s? A pinhole camera is essentially the most manual camera you’ve ever used. One aperture, a manual shutter and no viewfinder. Focus need not apply. It’s just a [...]

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; [...]