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A Simple One-Light Strobe Setup

When I was creating stock photography full-time, I used my Alien Bee lights on a regular basis. I photographed a lot of people in indoor environments and needed to create my own [...]

By |2018-08-04T12:03:21-07:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Gear, Photography|Tags: , |13 Comments

Food Photography: Backlight vs. Available Light

For this post I thought I'd show the difference between using back-lighting versus using overhead available (in this case, tungsten) light. I photographed the image on the left and used a back-light setup (here's a link to the behind-the-scenes). Then, I switched off the PocketWizard so the light didn't fire, changed the exposure on my camera and used the overhead light in my living room (just normal, boring light-bulbs in a light on the ceiling).

By |2019-01-12T15:27:04-08:00March 11th, 2011|Categories: Photography, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , |4 Comments