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Information about lighting to make your photos great.

A New POV on the Exposure Triangle via PetaPixel
10 months ago

A New POV on the Exposure Triangle via PetaPixel

By  •  Skills, Tips, Shooting

A new article from PetaPixel examines the basis of every photographer lesson – the Exposure Triangle. Titled: “The Exposure Triangle Sucks, Here’s Why”, it is a new way of …
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Studio Portrait Light Modifier Review via PetaPixel
1 year ago

Studio Portrait Light Modifier Review via PetaPixel

PetaPixels shares a very informative blog post on the differences between studio light modifiers. Titled “This is What Different Light Modifiers Do for Studio Portraits“, they share side by …
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The Ultimate (Post-)Holiday Photography Gift Guide!
1 year ago

The Ultimate (Post-)Holiday Photography Gift Guide!

The holidays have come and gone, and here’s what we’re thinking: You’ve treated everybody else, and now maybe it’s time to splurge a little on yourself.

How about a ready-made …
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Winter Wedding Photography
1 year ago

Winter Wedding Photography

Turning the conventional wisdom on its head, the trend toward scheduling weddings in the bleak mid-winter shows no signs of stopping. For the couples who aren’t addicted to the conventional …
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The Importance of Context in Portrait Photography
2 years ago

The Importance of Context in Portrait Photography

Portrait photography is about more than just the portrait-ee. Whether you’re shooting weddings, formal portraits, or candid character shots, the context in which your subject is embedded really shapes the …
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Fall Photography: It’s All About the Subdued Light
2 years ago

Fall Photography: It’s All About the Subdued Light

Spring has sprung, summer has slid past us, and it’s already fall! How did that happen? And, more importantly, how do we photograph it?

Fall photography, as it turns out, …
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The Canon ME20F-SH Camera Shoots at ISO 4,000,000
2 years ago

The Canon ME20F-SH Camera Shoots at ISO 4,000,000

Let’s play a game. You put your hands over your eyes…no peeking!…and say out loud what you think the highest ISO rating is for any camera on the market right …
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Eradicate exposure errors!
2 years ago

Eradicate exposure errors!

Are a higher-than-acceptable number of your photos are coming out differently from what you’d envisioned, marred by imbalances of light, color or value? Are you tempted to blame the lighting? Angela Nicholson, writing for …
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Cheap Outdoor Portrait Lighting Experiment!
2 years ago

Cheap Outdoor Portrait Lighting Experiment!

David Iliyn shot a gorgeous outdoor night portrait of an upright bassist posing with his instrument. Here, in [this piece] presented by Michael Zhang—popularly praised for posting prolifically at PetaPixel—is …
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Camera Settings for Window-Lit Portraits
2 years ago

Camera Settings for Window-Lit Portraits

All The Best Camera Settings for Window-Lit Portraits

Your approach to portrait photography may differ wildly based on whether you are shooting indoors, or out under the wide blue sky …
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