Posts Tagged “Lighting tutorial”

Easy GreenScreen Plugin for Photoshop

Easy GreenScreen Plugin for Photoshop

Shooting on Chroma-key or Green Screen backdrops have come a long way with today’s technological advances. The purpose of this article is to explore the advantages of one plugin in particular; the Easy Green Screen 3.0 plugin, available from: http://ezgreenscreen.com/, as Freeware. The plugin is available for all versions of Photoshop, CS or higher, running…

Road Testing the: PixelKing iTTL triggers

Road Testing the: PixelKing iTTL triggers

I recently bought a set of Pixel King radio flash triggers for Nikon, (for Canon) for $170, with shipping (2 receivers, 1 trigger).. Pixel King radio triggers are an alternative iTTL compatible flash triggering system. I just had the opportunity to really put them through their paces – inside, outside, on the beach, in the…

Slecting Strobes

Slecting Strobes

The past couple of months I have had a tremendous amount of e-mail asking how to select a studio lighting systems. That is simple with an unlimited budget, for the rest of us careful consideration must be taken to use our money wisely and get the most Bang for the Buck… In photography lighting is…

DIY Beauty Dish

DIY Beauty Dish

The DIY Beauty Dish: I used Tyler Burk’s method to build my Beauty Dish last year. It was simple to build and took about 45 minutes as described on his site. My local auto supply didn’t carry the 3,1/2″ convex mirror I needed for the front of the CD spindle, I finally found a 5″…

Gels for speedlights

Gels for speedlights

Gels for Speedlights My buddy Ron, of Ethereal Pixels, turned me on to this awesome little Must Have set of gels. These sample gels from Rosco, are available from many photography suppliers and linked from the Amazon e-Store to your right. I love these, I simply flip down the diffuser on my Speedlight to hold…

Windows 7 Wipesout my color calibration

Windows 7 Wipesout my color calibration

Windows 7, wipes out my custom color calibration with automatic updates 🙁 A friend of mine and I keep having an issue with Windows 7, automatic updates wiping out our monitors calibration and resetting it to Default (which in my case is too blue) I’m not 100% sure what my friends issue is, but in…

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