Flirting with Film: “Underexpose for Grain Effects.” I shoot a roll of Kodak Portra 800 in low-light conditions in order to maximize on grain.
How to setup softboxes for strobe and small flash units.
A tutorial demonstrating mixing flash with natural backlighting for hair and rim lighting effects.
An overview of the five fundamental lighting patterns for portrait photography.
The three important rules regarding the behavior of light. Use these rules to achieve the type of lighting we want, including the look of soft light.
Tips for finding and working with independent models (e.g. ModelMayhem, Craigslist).