I picked up this used Bronica SQ medium format film camera and I’m loving it. Watch the video to see how I did with my first two rolls of film: Portra 400 and Portra 160. I’ll walk you through the […]
My approach to working with inexperienced models is pretty straight-forward; have fun, keep the dialog going, and let the model know she can express herself. I mean, in the end, that’s what it’s all about. If someone can let go […]
Flash photography is something that’s become second nature to me. So much so that shooting without it can feel a little strange sometimes. So, I wanted to challenge myself to do a shoot without the benefit of ANY flash lighting, […]
Here’s a follow-up to my previous video about overpowering the sun with flash. Here, I’m using close-up photography (and macro extension tubes) with a flash to create a little art out of some dying flowers.
Isolating a flower or other object before a dark background can help emphasize its colors and form to create more visual impact. And you can do this anywhere, anytime, even in broad daylight with a bright background. All it takes […]
In this video, I discuss classic off-camera flash photography setups using minimal gear. Photography lighting setups like these tend to result in better lighting than using just on-camera flash. I begin the video with a list of items that includes […]