How to Make a Delicious Bokeh Wall for Product Photography

Laya Gerlock shows how to shoot a delicious bokeh wall with a relatively simple setup. I had another article in mind for this week also using perfumes as my subject but I thought about making this article instead because I haven’t been using my El-bokeh wall for a long time now. This is a step by step Read MoreRead More

How to Make a Pro Looking “Ice Light” for less than $30

Looking for a simple and inexpensive light build – check out this “Ice Light” which creates a strip of light. The Ice Light by Westcott is a $450 light source that many photographers swear by. It is a powerful, variable LED light that can be hand held and gives a nice directional strip-like spread. Then Read MoreRead More

A Guide to Using Consumer LED Bulbs for Photography and Video

Can you use everyday consumer LEDs to light your photos and video? Check out this guide with samples: Photographing indoors meant, until recently, changing the White Balance in your digital camera to Tungsten. With incandescent light bulbs going the way of the dodo, things are not always easy. Some of the cheap LED (Light Emitting Read MoreRead More

Exploring Tim Burton’s use of Color

There are two sides to Tim Burton that come across in most of his work. Through the use of a variety of light sources, color tones, and his hand-painted characters he expressively creates two separate, colorful worlds that captivate viewers and tickle their imaginations: a dark, grey scale Gothic world, and a goofy world, filled Read MoreRead More

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