Posts Tagged ‘lighting’

The New Power Couple: Phottix Indra500 and Odin II

Posted by on Monday August 15, 2016 | Camera, Lighting, Photo Gear

Sponsored by Phottix Though Cliff Mautner only occasionally used artificial lighting for the first 15 years of his career as a photojournalist, it has been paramount to his repertoire for the last 15-plus years as a wedding photographer. Mautner is known for his mastery of balancing light, having photographed close to 1,000 weddings in various settings around the world.... More

Cutting the Cord with the Broncolor Siros L

Posted by on Monday August 8, 2016 | Lighting

(Sponsored) For the last 25 years I have worked as a photographer as well as assisted many photographers. During that time, the technology and equipment used has changed greatly. But the one thing that hasn’t changed, is the client’s demand for quality images! Quality images for me can mean many different things: accurate color fidelity,... More

Your Favorite New Travel-Friendly Beauty Dish

Posted by on Wednesday June 29, 2016 | Lighting

Learn how Grimes used the Rapid Box Beauty Dish to get this shot with the below Character-Driving Portrait tip.
Learn how Grimes used the Rapid Box Beauty Dish to get this shot with the below Character-Driving Portrait tip.

Sponsored by Westcott Joel Grimes has spent more than 30 years honing his craft as a portrait and beauty photographer for top advertising clients. One of Canon’s Explorers of Light and a prolific workshop leader, he’s revered for his lighting expertise—a skill that’s taken him on assignment to more than 50 countries around the world.... More

Ultimate Mobility, Power, and Control with the Siros L (Sponsored)

Posted by on Monday May 23, 2016 | Lighting

(by Erik Valind) As a location photographer, there’s few things in life that I enjoy more then shooting at an amazing location, and then facing the unpredictable conditions that come with it. Due to the unpredictability of working outdoors, I’ve become a big lighting guy mostly out of necessity. Whether I’m dealing with scrims and... More

Sponsored: Kickstarter Deadline is Near! New SoftPanels LED Lights that Offer a Color Meter Built into Every Light

Posted by on Friday May 6, 2016 | Lighting

Hollywood, California – May 6th, 2016  – Time is running short for backing SoftPanels innovative new LED lights with a color meter built into every light. Their highly successful Kickstarter campaign, which is offering their breakthrough lights at a fraction of the price of traditional LED lights, will end at 1pm PST on Sunday, May... More

Peter Hurley on Helping a “Human of New York” and the Importance of a Go-To Lighting Kit

Posted by on Thursday December 10, 2015 | Lighting, Photo Gear

Sponsored by FJ Westcott Peter Hurley has a talent for capturing faces. The model-turned-photographer is known by many for his headshot work and popular YouTube headshot tutorials. But Hurley also has a knack for putting smiles on faces, too, as evidenced by a recent headshot session with New York City-based actor Richard Ryker. Hurley first... More

Mastering the Moment with Erik Valind

Posted by on Tuesday December 8, 2015 | Lighting, Photo Gear

Sponsored by Broncolor Walt Whitman coined the phrase “Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.” In photography, you often have to make your own miracles, constructing the moments of darkness and light to deliver a perfect exposure. New York City-based portrait and active-lifestyle photographer Erik Valind is no stranger to constructing these moments.... More

Profoto Announces Powerful but Portable B1, a Battery-Powered, Cordless Flash with TTL Functionality

Posted by on Tuesday November 5, 2013 | Uncategorized

Profoto has just unveiled a very interesting new concept in portable lighting: a powerful, battery powered flash with TTL functionality.  Called the B1, the folks from Profoto described it to me as an “off-camera flash,” during an NDA meeting I had on the new product at PhotoPlus Expo. But that description doesn’t quite sum the... More