The Beauty Dish Outdoors

Note: the latest, most complete version that will ever be posted on the internet has just been posted here: http://cierrapeel.com/outdoors-with-the-beauty-dish/   I am “loaning” the article to my lovely model Cierra, so that hopefully if you enjoy the article you will LIKE her new Facebook Fan Page, as well as the article itself!      Enjoy, Dave   Read More …

The ePhoto Beauty Dish

e-Photo’s Beauty Dish: Recently I purchased a 16″ Beauty Dish, from my friends at e-Photo. I love the engineered shape and design. It’ has a highly reflective silver interior that returns the maximum light from the Speedlights. I LOVE the mounting bracket that attaches to a standard light stand. For $60.00 this offers so many   Read More …

I/E TTL Cables

i/e TTL Cables I have been shooting outdoors a lot the past few weeks. I’m working on a new article “Shooting Outdoors with a Beauty Dish” for GlamModelz  Magazine and of course this site.  (yes, I’m listening to you) Since I’m using the e-Photo Beauty Dish as my primary fill. (under a noon sun), I   Read More …

Constructing a Runway Set

Every sense Jim, published his article on Shooting in Small Spaces, we have had several letters requesting more. I’m personally a studio snob. I love large rooms with high ceilings, but occasionally I am forced to shoot in smaller rooms myself. One winter I was driven out of my studio by some construction in an   Read More …