Category Archives: Technical

Acts of Service Part II

I had to make sure I had it all. I didn’t want to forget anything. Thousands of people would be awaiting their opportunity at a memory and it rested on my shoulders to be organized and prepared. Isn’t it so much more than just be organized, though? It’s what you’re packing when you plan important...

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Profoto write up

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As I reflect back over my photography beginnings, I have to admit having a full understanding of lighting was something I lacked. Realistically, it is an area of photography most beginners and even seasoned photographers aren’t well versed in. I didn’t have an adequate knowledge of different light modifiers. My setup was the standard: a...

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Beauty Dish

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Beauty Dish Quickly becoming my favorite tool is the beauty dish. It’s becoming evident why this is the primary light modifier of so many professionals. Fashion photographers are never without their beauty dish, as it gives them the control they need to manipulate the light to perfectly accentuate their models features and bring out their...

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Soft Boxes

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3 x 4′ Softbox Considered a medium sized light source, this soft box offers lots of flexibility and versatility. Perfect for studio work as a fill light for groups and individuals, it’s a must have. 2 X 2′ Softbox Perfectly sized for on-location, this small soft box gives me much more control of my light....

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5′ Octa Softbox

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5′ Octa Softbox Profoto This large soft box will gives me the best quality of light that I can currently afford. This large light sources wraps beautifully around my subjects for a pleasing effect. It’s invaluable as a white high key background for head shots. You can use this for larger group shots and evenly...

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