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    Buff, through a company carrying his name, has been creating studio flashes since 1981 when he introduced the game-changing White Lightning flash. In 2001, realizing the potential of the digital photography revolution and the changing market, he started selling the smaller, cheaper and friendlier AlienBees Flashes. His most recent flash unit, the Einstein E640, has […]

    The post Paul C. Buff, the Man Behind White Lightning, AlienBees and Einstein Flashes, Dies at Age 78. appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    If you’re relatively new to photography, studio lighting can seem like a whole other world. If you’re like me when I started with studio lighting, you probably have a pretty decent camera and have seen a noticeable improvement in the quality of your photography as you have learned to work with natural light. But sooner […]

    The post Get Started With Studio Lighting for Less than $100 appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    When I was getting started with photography, I knew that I had to learn how to light a subject indoors, but I couldn’t afford studio strobes – or even a hot shoe flash. I ended up learning how to use artificial light by re-purposing a set of three 500 watt halogen work lights.  They turned […]

    The post How To Take A Classic Three Light Studio Portrait With Hardware Store LED Light Bulbs appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    I hear it all the time…. “I want to get in to studio lighting, but I just don’t have the money.” Well, you actually do. And if you care that much about the studio/ engineered lighting world, jumping in to it is actually MUCH EASIER than you might think, and much more affordable! There are a host […]

    The post How to get into studio lighting without spending thousands of dollars appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    Forged from rock and steel in the welsh valleys, photographer Ian Munro brings to photography a determination and dedication to keep inspiring  viewers with his conceptual storytelling . His images blur the lines of surrealism and humour. Frozen in time, with shades of Georges Méliès, and mad genius, he creates large sets, sometimes building them […]

    The post Ian Munro’s photos will get you question reality [NSFW] appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    Creating a soft and dramatic image doesn’t require too many complicated settings and gear. In this short video, photographer Jeff Rojas will show you how to do it with a minimalistic approach. All he uses to create wonderful, dramatic portraits is one light placed overhead. Gear As for the gear, this is what Jeff uses: Strobe: […]

    The post How to create great portraits using only one light overhead appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    If you’re new to studio photography, here’s something you could find immensely helpful. Broncolor has a wonderful learning section to help you learn dozens of different lighting setups for all kinds of studio and outdoor shots. Portraits, product photos, sports, still life and more – there are image examples with explanations of all the settings. […]

    The post Broncolor helps you learn dozens of lighting setups for free appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    When you decide to take the step from natural light and start shooting with artificial lighting, you may not know where to start learning. Daniel and Rachel from Mango Street have teamed up with photographer Daniel DeArco to introduce you to the basics of studio lighting. And when they do it, it seems less scary […]

    The post Natural light photographers, here is how to start using studio lighting appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    Natural light is beautiful and can give you incredible shots if you know how to use it. But should you limit yourself only to the natural light? Photographer Jason Lanier discusses this matter in a very honest and objective way. As a photographer who used to shoot only in natural light and later learned artificial […]

    The post 7 truths of shooting natural light only appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    To produce photos of a certain look, we need to know exactly how to use the light. In this video, Hans Rosemond gives you five tips that will help you improve your lighting skills in no time. What I particularly like about this video is that these are not “technical tips” about types of lighting […]

    The post Five ways to improve your lighting skills appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    Today seems to be a day for portrait related posts. We’ve had the breakdown studio lights from Mark Wallace. And a complete start to finish location portrait process from Francisco Hernandez. Now, from Ed Verosky, we have another way to practice portrait lighting and experiment. Photographing vegetables. It might seem like a bit of an […]

    The post Learn to light portraits by photographing vegetables appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    And we’re not talking iPhone Portrait Lighting mode here. This is light actually recorded on-set, that can be adjusted and changed in post. It’s a bit like how you can relight objects in 3D software, but there’s no 3D software in use here, this is all captured in-camera, thanks to Isolite. It’s a new series […]

    The post This Isolite modifier system lets you relight your photo in post appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    We all make mistakes in photography. All of us. But these are things which help us learn and grow as photographers. We make mistakes, we figure out what went wrong, we correct it and then don’t make that mistake again. Thanks to the modern Internet, though, we can learn from the mistakes of others, too. […]

    The post 7 common studio portrait lighting mistakes and how you can avoid them appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    If you’re unfamiliar with what lens flare is then it’s the hazy washed out areas in an image that appear far brighter than they should do. You usually can’t see flare with your own eyes but when you take a shot, there it is and often it’s an undesired effect that can ruin several aspects […]

    The post 5 ways to avoid lens flare with studio lighting appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    Whether you’re aware of the correct terminology or not, you have likely experienced this colour contamination happening in your photographs already. Put simply, colour contamination is when one colour is affected by the presence of another colour in close proximity. So for example, if you’re photographing two friends side by side, one of them is […]

    The post How colour contamination may be ruining your photographs and how to fix it appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    And we’re not talking iPhone Portrait Lighting mode here. This is light actually recorded on-set, that can be adjusted and changed in post. It’s a bit like how you can relight objects in 3D software, but there’s no 3D software in use here, this is all captured in-camera, thanks to Isolite. It’s a new series […]

    The post This Isolite modifier system lets you relight your photo in post appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    We all make mistakes in photography. All of us. But these are things which help us learn and grow as photographers. We make mistakes, we figure out what went wrong, we correct it and then don’t make that mistake again. Thanks to the modern Internet, though, we can learn from the mistakes of others, too. […]

    The post 7 common studio portrait lighting mistakes and how you can avoid them appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    If you’re unfamiliar with what lens flare is then it’s the hazy washed out areas in an image that appear far brighter than they should do. You usually can’t see flare with your own eyes but when you take a shot, there it is and often it’s an undesired effect that can ruin several aspects […]

    The post 5 ways to avoid lens flare with studio lighting appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    Whether you’re aware of the correct terminology or not, you have likely experienced this colour contamination happening in your photographs already. Put simply, colour contamination is when one colour is affected by the presence of another colour in close proximity. So for example, if you’re photographing two friends side by side, one of them is […]

    The post How colour contamination may be ruining your photographs and how to fix it appeared first on DIY Photography.


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    Learning how to use artificial lighting in your photography can be overwhelming for any beginner. Apart from familiarizing yourself with new equipment, you also have to study how light behaves in different scenarios. To help you start with studio photography, Mark Wallace of Adorama TV teaches you a few essential lighting terms you’ll need to grasp […]

    The post Here are some essential lighting terms in photography you need to know appeared first on DIY Photography.


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