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January 20, 2021

A Face Mask Can Double as a Flash Diffuser for Better Portraits

I recently found a very practical solution for diffusing a camera flash. The solution is perhaps the most practical thing available during the COVID-19 pandemic: the spare medical mask that I kept on my bag. What’s great is that I don’t have […]
January 20, 2021

Photographing Rainbow Eyes By Using Birefringence

One of the many fascinating effects of cross-polarization is called “birefringence”, which is responsible for the psychedelic gradients in the seen here. This article is part two of a two-part series explaining cross-polarization and birefringence. The first part can be read here. […]
January 20, 2021

Photography Tutorial How to Create an Off Camera Flash Look with Bounce Flash | Vanessa Joy

Can you create an off camera flash look by using bounce flash? What do you have to know to fight the bounce flash vs off camera flash battle in case you don’t have an OCF to use. Watch how Vanessa works her […]
January 20, 2021

Photography Tutorial: Portraits with Constant Lighting | OnSet Live with Daniel Norton

While most photographers understand that creating your own lighting will elevated your portraits, flash photography can seem a bit intimidating when you have worked exclusively with natural light. Join Daniel Norton OnSet as he shows you how you can create dynamic portraits […]
January 20, 2021

Leading Lines in Photography

Leading lines in photography are existing lines within the frame of a photograph which the photographer has deliberately aligned/arranged (prior to taking the photo) by adjusting their composition either shifting their body or camera. It should result in lines which “lead” to […]
January 19, 2021

Cross Polarization: What It Is and Why It Matters

Cross polarization is a technique that uses two polarizing filters – one on the light source and on e on the camera lens – to get rid of unwanted specular reflections. This article is part one of a two-part series explaining cross-polarization […]
January 19, 2021

15 Ways to Find Photography Inspiration in 2021

Photography inspiration is easy to lose. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to ignite your creativity and get you excited about shooting again! In this article, you’ll discover 15 ways to feed your photographic inspiration. Let’s dive right in. 1. Make a […]
January 18, 2021

Photography Video: How to Balance Ambient Light and Flash? | Ask David Bergman

Today’s question from Paul D. is, “Can you explain how you balance flash and ambient light outdoors during the day?” Go to http://www.AskDavidBergman.com to submit your own photo question, see David’s gear list, and view the episode archive. Making Shade: Two Minute […]
January 18, 2021

13 Snow Photography Tips: A Beginner’s Guide

Does your heart jump a little on a snowy winter day? Do you want to run outside and start shooting? I know how you feel; I love snow photography, too! So if you’re after some stunning snow photos… …then read on! 13 […]

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