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Three Types of Light: Diffused, Backlight and Reflected – What are They and When to use Them

Natasha Cadman goes into three types of light and how they impact your photographic style. Diffused Light Diffused light that which is not harsh and direct, it has been softened in some way. A great example is when you are outside and the sun is shining, with no clouds in the sky. The light is harsh Read MoreRead More

Book Lighting Technique: Creating the Softest Light Possible

Sid Vasandani discusses Shane Hurlbut’s book light technique of bouncing and diffusing a light source.     If you are interested in creating the softest light with an amazing wrap around quality, look no further. The book light technique, coined by film maker Shane Hurlbut is so simple and basic, requires the most inexpensive light modifiers, Read MoreRead More

Battling the Forces of Nature with Flashes and Collapsible Reflectors

Andrea Belluso is an experienced photographer with more than three decades in the business. Once a month, Andrea takes Profoto behind the scenes of a recent shoot to share some of the knowledge he has gained over the years. Here he explains the use of reflectors and strobes in an outdoor fashion photo shoot. Via FStoppers Read MoreRead More

How to Build Your Own Inexpensive Transport Equipment Cases

Jeff Johnston walks through the construction of transport equipment cases that look great and don’t cost as much as a large gig case. Basic tools and carpentry techniques can save you a lot of cash when protecting your valuable hardware! Like a lot of video producers on a budget I’m always looking for ways to Read MoreRead More

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