April 1, 2017

I will just share the lighting diagram and the gear used to achieve this shot.

Gear used:

1 X DSLR camera + 50mm f1.8 lens

2 X off camera flashes.

1 X umbrella softbox with grid

1 X light meter.

To achieve a shot like this would be particularly difficult without some form of intentional external light sou...

December 3, 2016

When assessing the lighting for a shot, always consider what your ambient light is doing. In this case I had to use the sun as my primary light and two flashes as my fill light. I under-exposed my shot by two thirds of a stop to get a beautiful dramatic sky. Mother nature was particularly generous b...

August 1, 2015

Today we are going to deal with some more advanced concepts. High speed sync, auto focus modes and battery powered studio strobes.

To achieve this shot I had to set my camera to auto-focus continuous since the couple is moving towards me. If your subject is moving, especially towards or away fro...

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