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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…

Constructing a Runway Set

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…

Lighting Patterns (Lighting Basics 101)

Lighting Patterns (Lighting Basics 101)

Studio Lighting Fundamentals: I’m receiving a lot of mail asking me to explain a little more of the thought process that goes into the “methods of my madness, when deciding how to configure lighting setups“. I skipped a few important steps when I fist started writing lighting tutorials. Perhaps I assumed this was common knowledge,…

Psychology of Portfolio Design. Part I

Psychology of Portfolio Design. Part I

Now that you are an independent business, you need to identify and connect with your clientele. Various tools are available to assist you and your Portfolio is the most valuable! You should consider your portfolio as you would a storefront. This is what your customers see and will hopefully attract business you way. The most…

Photo Greeting Cards

Photo Greeting Cards

I love the Holiday season and this is a wonderful opportunity to share some of my photography with family and friends. Making your own cards couldn’t be easier with blank InkJet or Laser printer cards, available everywhere. Creating perfect holiday photo cards should be an enjoyable experience and not an agonizing chore. Choosing a great…

Shooting on a Chromakey

Shooting on a Chromakey

Are you bored with shooting the same old identical poses on the same old identical backdrops? You have heard “Blue Screen” could be the path for you but you just art not sure how to get started and don’t what to invest a fortune to get started. I faced a learning curve back in the…

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