Q&A: What's the best way to move from 1 light to 2?

Q: "I've been shooting with a single strobe light for a while but I really want to add a second light for rim lighting but I'm having trouble understanding whether to change the lights, the camera settings and how to balance them all together.

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Zara: Photoshoot

Zara and I spent a happy few hours shooting over at Kaz and Lance's place. Zara is wonderfully enthusiastic (though I did manage to get her to reach her comfort zone when it came to the dancing ) A kind of conventional, but nevertheless…

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Model of the Day: 22/06/2017 - Miss Pixie

Our daily model photograph with Miss Pixie

8 Tips for paying attention to detail

1) Watch the hands Don't show a flat hand - whether palm out or back facing the camera - it makes the hand look big, turn the hand edge on.

10 Post Processing Tips to Improve Your Portraits

1) Set your picture style to neutral in your camera Doesn't matter whether you shoot RAW or JPEG. Set the style to neutral so you are in control of the post processing adjustments for sharpness, saturation, etc.

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What Sort of Portable Backdrop Should I Use? (video)

A short YouTube video with some business advice

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Homage to David Hockney

THINKING: David Hockney developed his "joiner" technique as a way of exploring the idea of cubism in photography.

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Model of the Day: 20/06/2017 - Lulu Lockhart

Our daily model photograph with Lulu Lockhart

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Model of the Day: 19/06/2017 - Lou Lou

Our daily model photograph with Lou Lou

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Critique for Ian L

This is a short critique on some selected shots from Ian on our recent Carla in the Woods workshop. Hands are scrunched up and the face is over dark.

 

 

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