Unless your muslin backdrop is kept hanging and is never moved, you’re going to have issues with wrinkles that have to be addressed. If you don’t have days (or more) to hang the backdrop and let gravity pull out the wrinkles, your options include ironing, steaming, blurring the background, or using paper instead. Muslin backdrops CONTINUE
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Rembrandt lighting is a well-known lighting setup that is used for portrait photography. To achieve this ‘look’ one half of the models face will be in full illumination whilst the other half, usually the side furthest away from the camera is in partial shadow, with a very distinct illuminated triangle under the eye on the CONTINUE
I’m one of the rare ones; I actually read the instruction manuals. I want to make sure I know my way around the camera, so I know how to get what I need from my camera when I need it. I’ll admit, however, that the first time I read the part about Flash Exposure Compensation CONTINUE
A home studio is a great option if you are taking clients to support your photography business. But before you open your home to your clients, make sure you have a setup that will give you great results and deliver the professional photos every client is looking for from their photographer. Follow these 14 tips CONTINUE
The dreaded pop-up flash. For many photographers, the thought of using only our built-in flash makes us cringe – and for good reasons. When not carefully altered, the pop-up flash gives off a harsh, direct light that is unnatural. Your photographs will turn out flat every time because the head-on direction of the light erases CONTINUE
Question from a student: I’d like to get into the off camera flash gear a little but my problem is I’m just finding it a little difficult to work out exactly what will work with my Sony Nex 6 camera setup. I’ve looked at your recommended gear for flash page and I like the idea of CONTINUE