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Fun with a bowl of water

Fun with a bowl of water

I recently had a chance to try out something fun that I had been meaning to do for sometime.  I setup a bowl of water and a strobe and tried my hand at capturing the effects of water dropping into a large white pasta bowl. The setup for this is actually pretty basic.  A large […]

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Review of Photoflex LitePanel

Review of Photoflex LitePanel

If you are not aware of this product it is a light modifier kit in the form of a collapsible frame that you attach a piece of translucent or double-sided fabric to for use as a diffuser or reflector.  The fact that it is collapsible for me is key in addition to the fact that […]

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PhotoCardApps.com Releases the “Photo Cards-Lighting Edition” Application for Photographers on iTunes, Amazon Appstore, Google Android Market, and Blackberry App World

PhotoCardApps.com Releases the “Photo Cards-Lighting Edition” Application for Photographers on iTunes, Amazon Appstore, Google Android Market, and Blackberry App World

The “Photo Cards – Lighting Edition” application is launching on the top three mobile platforms to provide maximum availability to photographers as a handy resource in the field or on location. This application provides the user with 16 lighting setups and diagrams, instructions specific to each lighting setup, and a photo taken with that lighting […]

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New AlienBee Vagabond Mini Lithium

New AlienBee Vagabond Mini Lithium

I received a Vagabond Mini Lithium battery pack recently and had a chance to try this guy out a bit . While I was at it I also used this as a chance to try out my newly exchanged for Einstein (v2). I was also an early adopter of this light and had waited for […]

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Why your DSLR meter is usually wrong!

Why your DSLR meter is usually wrong!

The meter inside your camera generally right 80% of the time. It is that 20% that will vex and frustrate you though. One of the most important things you need to learn is how your equipment works and why. The meter inside you camera is a “Reflected” light meter. It measures the amount of light […]

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DVD on the basics of Studio Lighting

DVD on the basics of Studio Lighting

  This DVD from Photography DVDs does a great job if explaining the basics of studio lighting beginning and novice photographers.  It also includes a really cool deck of cards that have lighting diagrams for all of the setups shown on the DVD as well as a sample photo taken with each of the 16 […]

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