For many forms of photography, an off camera flash should pop-up (pun intended) at some point in your career. Whether you’re a portrait photographer, a product photographer, or a sports photographer, some sort of flash other than what is built into your camera will be necessary. Whether you’re keeping it on or off camera, picking a speedlight can be a daunting task. Here is a guide to picking the right speedlight.
How to Use a Speedlight
One of the best ways to improve your compositional skills and expand your portfolio is to experi...
How to Get Natural Looking Portraits Using Speedlights
Have you noticed how most portraits have the same, predictable, studio-lit look to them? In the video below, veteran photographer Joe McNally explains how to use speedlights to get portraits that will come out looking soft, glowing, and naturally-lit: McNally’s secret? Put a light in the direction the natural light would be coming from anyway. [...]
The B&H Speedlight Buyer’s Guide
In this buying guide from B&H, you will learn about on-camera flash, also known as a speedlight or speedlite, which is an indispensible accessory for serious photographers.
Tips for Using Speedlights to Create the Right Lighting for Outdoor Portraits
In these two video tutorials brought to us by ExpoImaging, NYC photographer Erik Valind shows two different tips: In these two video tutorials brought to us by ExpoImaging, NYC photographer Erik Valind shows two different tips: #1 – How to create artificial sun with a speedlight #2 – Creating soft light during midday harsh light …
How to Create a Photography Light Stick for a Speedlight (DIY Under $50)
This last week while teaching a workshop in Chicago, I got a bunch of questions about the light stick that I use for shooting with speedlights, rather than using light stands. In this post I want to show you exactly how to make one of your own, for cheap! I hate light stands. They are ...
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The Power of Props and How to Make Your Own
Movie props are essential to your film's storytelling. Check out some great movie props, and learn to make your own with these resources.
How to Shoot a Professional Wine Photo with Speedlights and a Kit Lens
This simple step-by-step tutorial comes to us from Dustin Dolby of Workphlo, who's got a knack for shooting high-end product photography with minimal gear.
How to Photograph the Power of a Punch Using Polarized Light
Many materials show internal stress when illuminated with polarized light and photographed with a second analyzing polarizer. This unique property of mater
How to Shoot a High-End Cosmetics Photo with Cheap Speedlights
If we wrote it once, we've written it a thousand times: you don't need expensive equipment to capture high-quality studio photography. As photographer Dust
How to Capture a Bold Wine Bottle Photo with a Single Speedlight
If you're interested in product photography, Dustin Dolby's channel workphlo is definitely worth a bookmark. Using minimal equipment, he's able to capture
How All-in-One Collaboration is Powering the Digital Workplace
Rather than forcing employees to juggle disparate communication tools, businesses are turning to all-in-one collaboration solutions for better efficiency and productivity.
Tuesday's Tips: Happy Chanukah!
Happy first night of Chanukah! The Festival of Lights. For this week's Tuesday's Tips I thought I should light the lights. Since it 's the first night, I lit the menorah with 1 speedlight. I shot this photograph in my studio in Boston's South End using a single Nikon Speedlight shot throu
Mother's Day Photography Gift Ideas
A backpack to carry all her gear. Lightweight with a slim profile, the Cityscape 71 backpack can carry a camera body, speedlight, and multiple lenses, with enough space leftover for a small tripod, water bottle, and laptop. Available in Charcoal Grey and Hazelnut Brown .
How to Install a Solar Powered Water Pump System by Advanced Power Inc.
Advanced Power Inc. solar well pump install of a K170R4 system. Solar water well pump installation by Advanced Power Incorporated. Demonstrating how to prope...
Power Of Attorney
A durable financial power of attorney is a writing that grants authority by a person to another person to handle his or her financial affai...
Power on the Go: Tips on Portable Power Supplies
Although power supplies are most often used in a single location, such as a design lab or a factory test station, there are times when portability is desirable.
How to Dock a Power Boat
Learn more at www.americasboatingcourse.com. This video offers a brief demonstration of how to dock a power boat by the United States Power Squadrons. Learn ...
How the Power is Restored
At Jackson EMC, we know you count on us to keep the lights on. And we work hard to make that happen. When outages occur, we work to restore your power as quickly and safely as possible 1. Smart meters report outages 24/7, but we still need members to report outages when they see or hear something that helps us identify the cause of an outage. Report outages online or call 1-800-245-4044. 2. System control is monitored around the clock by coordinators who…