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Masters of Light
posted by ellenboughn - 30th of july, 2007
Lots of blog talk lately about what differentiates a pro from an amateur. If an image has what it takes, I don’t care who took it. Could be a top photographer or my Aunt Nellie: it’s a professional image. But on the over all career... More...
Painting with Light
posted by mrallen - 22nd of march, 2014
Fiber-Optic Light Painting The photographic technique of 'Painting with Light' has been around since the very early days of photography. WHAT IS LIGHT PAINTING ? Light painting is a photographic technique in which... More...
Studio Lighting Setup app for iPhone/iPad
posted by alexmax - 27th of november, 2013
Studio Light Setup app at itunes https://itunes.apple.com/app/photo-studio-light-setup/id733677629 Photo Studio Light Setup app that I've designed for professional and amateur photographers, photography students and educators.... More...
Need an upgrade ? Full Frame Camera ??? "L" Series Lens ???
posted by mudplucker - 28th of april, 2013
Hi you all, and welcome to my second blog: Since i did my recent first ever photo shoot with a model (circa 6 weeks ago), i have stopped to reflect on what i produced in that shoot and comparing it with what i want to produce in... More...
Poor man's lighting!
posted by robinstockphotos - 23rd of march, 2013
I don't know why I chose the title, but this method of lighting is quite nice and gives you studio quality shots. You could use a torch or candle for all I care. Use anything that produces light for around 15s. Rich man method:... More...
Tips on capturing a stunning backlit portrait
posted by nansaidh - 28th of august, 2012
Dramatic back-lighting from the sun and the golden flares that flood your viewfinder can give you an incredible image. Not only that, the mood of your photo is vastly different from portraits, there’s a warm, feminine feel to this,... More...
New realistic render engine for blender3d
posted by zenox2d - 27th of august, 2012
I'v been working with blender3d intense for about 3 years.It is pretty nice software for modeling and animation.For realistic rendering there are some external plugins like yafaray,luxrender,etc.My favorite external render is yafaray.... More...
3 Things You Must Get Right to Get Your Photos Online
posted by chanevy - 9th of june, 2012
This photo uses the line of cheese wheels to draw the viewer's eye into the image. It may not be easy, but it is simple. The three most important things to nail down if you want to get your photos accepted at this, or any, stock... More...
Sticks Night Shoot
posted by junpinzon - 2nd of february, 2012
I've said it quite a lot in the past that I am thankful to be blessed with a job that has literally taken me to a lot of places, and has given me unique opportunities to meet very interesting people....I still am thankful and will continue... More...
Simple Lighting Set Up
posted by junpinzon - 2nd of january, 2012
2011 has been great! Lots of firsts and great opportunities! Let's all wish everyone an awesome and productive 2012! For my first blog entry this year, I would like to share how I lit for the images you will see below. My client... More...
Perfect High Key Images
posted by photoshow - 24th of december, 2011
I have put up a New Article on my Personal Blog Lighting The Pixel Perfect Isolation about how to set up and control your lighting in the studio to obtain a perfect white background. It is not a light read but if you are interested... More...
Beauty In a Box
posted by junpinzon - 14th of december, 2011
It is often suggested that beauty shoots should be lit with big, soft lights. But what if you can't fit those big light modifiers in the room? As was the case for this project. With space constraint, I decided that I can use... More...
A Quickie Shoot with a Household Name
posted by junpinzon - 14th of december, 2011
Once again, my apologies for being quiet for a while. I've been spending my downtime sleeping 'cause it's been really busy the past months. Anyway, if you're from the Philippines, I'm sure you're familiar with the brand name Mama... More...
There's Not Enough Light
posted by junpinzon - 12th of december, 2011
Just in case you don't know yet....I would like to share with you this very old trick. If in the future you'll get an assignment to shoot someone who's supposedly looking onto a computer monitor or a TV and wants the effect that... More...
Tip - Cheap Flash Units for DIY Studios
posted by peanutroaster - 8th of december, 2011
Lately I've been experimenting with a DIY home studio setup in the basement. I started with continuous lighting using large CFLs but moved on to trying out flash units. I picked up an inexpensive flash trigger systems for three... More...
Lighting
posted by hongchan001 - 3rd of december, 2011
Hi everyone, today I like to share how I created the lighting for my this latest picture. Well we all know in short there are two kind of lighting, continuous light (which is sunlight, tungsen, torch or....... ) and strobe light (which... More...
Tip - Moving Indoors
posted by peanutroaster - 23rd of november, 2011
Since starting to contribute to Dreamstime, I've been driving all around this past summer and fall looking for people, places and things to photograph. Now that the leaves and temperature have fallen and the sky's are gray, I've... More...
Christmas Setup
posted by hongchan001 - 20th of november, 2011
I live in a tropical country and we don't have any snow fall here. so for this reason I used icing sugar to create snow. 1) I put a 2 X 3 ft wide X 2 inch tall tray on a table top and frame the angle I want. Then I start to fill the... More...
The Party's Over
posted by mlhead - 5th of november, 2011
I don't consider myself a studio photographer, in fact I struggle with indoor lighting and really admire the work of those of you who do such amazing studio photographs. But I live the Pacific Northwest of the US and it really... More...
Preparing for winter
posted by llareggub - 21st of october, 2011
In preparation for the long cold winter months I have been on a bit of a spending spree to helo me produce new content over winter and my first purchase was a light cube, I had been using an array of stuff to get a studio type shot.... More...
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