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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, […]

Continuous Lighting For Stills & Video
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Continuous Lighting For Stills & Video

The Lesson: Welcome to the digital age where even modest digital cameras can produce high quality images. Now anyone can take beautiful photographs and videos under any lighting conditions, right? Well, not exactly. Yes, modern cameras (and even some cell phones) can capture good quality images, but it takes beautiful […]

Recreating 1920's Lighting By Mark Rockwood
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Recreating 1920's Lighting By Mark Rockwood

The Lesson: For thirty years, Mark Rockwood has worked as a highly sought-after commercial photographer for local and national accounts that include L.L. Bean and Brookstone. But his fine art photography is a decades-long pilgrimage that explores not only the natural world and man’s relationship to it, but the urban […]

Changing Your Settings… "Ambient Light"
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Changing Your Settings… "Ambient Light"

As a followup to the Ambient Light Article in the Winter 2011 issue of PHOTONews Magazine, we offer some help with changing the settings on your camera to maximize your shooting. Are you confused by some of the technical terms used in the Ambient Light article in the magazine? What […]

A New Artistic Medium!
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A New Artistic Medium!

One of the most interesting aspects of the Vancouver Olympic Games was the opportunity for creative artists to showcase a wide variety of leading-edge performances and technology through the Cultural Olympiad’s Digital Edition (CODE).

Understanding How Soft Boxes Work
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Understanding How Soft Boxes Work

Sure, you know what a soft box is, and you may already own one, but it’s helpful to take a step back and get a fresh look at the world’s favorite lighting accessory.

Recreating Loft Style Lighting by Paul Markow
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Recreating Loft Style Lighting by Paul Markow

Simple is good. Paul Markow shows us why as he revisits classic high key lighting reminiscent of Irving Penn’s series of Vogue Magazine covers from 1943.

Managing the Light by Eli Amon
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Managing the Light by Eli Amon

Since I began writing lighting articles for PHOTONews, many readers have asked me how they could achieve better portraits using shoe-mount flash units.

PHOTONews Links – Winter 2010
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PHOTONews Links – Winter 2010

The comprehensive list of links from the Winter 2010 edition of PHOTONews magazine.