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How to use a Slider, Ring Lights and Light Painting to Get Stunning Cyclist shots

A quick behind the scenes with Antony Scully as he shot a cyclist and his REALLY EXPENSIVE bicycle for Zorce magazine using a slider to create a unique light painting Narend Sooknarine, the editor of Zorce Racing Magazine approached me to shoot “Ram” and his new bike. The bike is a Cervelo P5. It’s the Read MoreRead More

Lens Explorations: The Art of Creative Seeing & Lighting

Commercial photographer Kevin Ames shows his explorations of lenses and light in traditionally “wrong” situations… ultra wide angles for fashion, portrait lenses for product, extra long telephotos for engagement portraits or medium zooms for landscapes are some of the challenges he solves in this exploration.Read More

Balancing Light Bulbs with Strobes – Photography

For the photographer – the Slanted Lens shows you how to balance practical lights in a room with strobes for still photography. This principle of using aperture to control the strobe exposure and shutter speed for the continuous light can be a bit tricky to understand and apply but it is an important part of the Read MoreRead More

Can hidden information in photographs be used to spot criminals?

If you thought the CSI “zoom and enhance” cliche was pure fantasy – well think again. Using high resolution photographs, one study is trying to pull facial data from the reflections on a peron’s pupils. Can the eyes of photographed crime victims help authorities spot their victimizers? According to new research published Thursday in the Read MoreRead More

A Recreation of the first Earth Rise Photo on Christmas Eve, 1968

In December of 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 became the first people to leave our home planet and travel to another body in space. But as crew members Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders all later recalled, the most important thing they discovered was Earth. Using photo mosaics and elevation data from Lunar Read MoreRead More

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