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Shooting in Ambient Light
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Shooting in Ambient Light

With the holiday season just around the corner, it is an ideal time to take a look at a few techniques to create better family photos with a minimal investment in time and equipment. An ambient light image shot at high ISO setting, slow shutter speed, to allow the use […]

Edgy Fashion Portraits By Miss Aniela
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Edgy Fashion Portraits By Miss Aniela

The Lesson: In this lesson, fine-art photographer Miss Aniela demonstrates how to create compelling fashion portraits using flash on location. This shoot took place in an abandoned building in Kent, England, with a model, hair stylist and assistant, and was shot with a Photoflex® TritonFlash™ Kit. The portraits were done primarily […]

Playing in the Sand
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Playing in the Sand

  Fashion Photographer David Hou was contracted by Fashion China Magazine to shoot a multi-page editorial. He decided the perfect location was Sandbanks Provincial Park near Belleville Ontario. The perfect site – 1km from the parking lot with no handy source of power! David graciously allowed Photoflex to tag along. […]

Photographing in the Fog
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Photographing in the Fog

I was on my way into work this morning and the fields and ponds were covered in a veil of fog. The clouds above were pink from the morning sun, the fall colours evident in the trees, and the landscape covered in a layer of white.

Virtual Tour – As If You Were There!
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Virtual Tour – As If You Were There!

In the last issue of PhotoNews, I used some pictures from the Ice Hotel to illustrate my article on panoramas. When I shoot at the Ice Hotel, I always arrive at around 3 a.m. so I can work all night without being disturbed by guests, visitors or employees.

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.

Long Exposures Not Just for the Night by Mike Last
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Long Exposures Not Just for the Night by Mike Last

When many photographers think about long exposures, late nights and star trails are the first things that come to mind. Just because it’s a sunny day doesn’t mean you should give up your hopes on silky-smooth water or wispy clouds.

Recreating 1920's Portrait Lighting by Mark Rockwood
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Recreating 1920's Portrait Lighting by Mark Rockwood

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.

The Composite/HDR Portrait
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The Composite/HDR Portrait

In this lesson, Michael Corsentino taps into the power of High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography and combines it with the technique of background dropout to create a dramatic sports portrait.