Soft boxes are an essential part of any studio set up, yet to many of us, who don’t frequent the studio environment, it may seem they are simple to set up and use. However, this is not the case and in this series of three videos from Jay P Morgan, we learn the basics and intricacies of setting up soft boxes in a real studio setting. Some of the lessons we learn from this video include: The area of coverage between a small soft box and a large soft box is basically the same. The difference is the quality of the light and how it wraps around a subject.
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No matter how good a photographer you are, we can always learn some new tips. In this amusing video, the guys at Digital Rev show us 50 quick photo tips in 15 minutes. Whilst the more experienced amongst us might not find anything heavyweight, the less experienced or new photographers will find a host of useful tips, presented in an amusing fashion. Some of the highlights would include…
Photoshop has become ubiquitous in digital photography, so much so that it may seem unbelievable that photographs have actually been manipulated since the birth of film. Photoshop tools such as dodge and burn inherited their DNA from black and white printing, as did numerous other Photoshop components. One of the most common forms of photographic […]
Henri Cartier-Bresson called it the “Definitive Moment”—the moment when you click the shutter to get the very best image. It’s something all photographers should strive for, especially when taking portraits. But what would happen if instead of clicking the shutter at the definitive moment, you took video instead? In this short video by editor Dean […]
Paparazzi have, rightly, earned themselves their notorious reputation from the intrusive and aggressive tactics they employ to get a shot. It seems, sometimes, that there is no barrier as to what is acceptable behavior for a Paparazzi to adhere to. In this video a reporter from Vice decides to turn the tables and hunt the […]
Venice is a photographer’s paradise, a city of so many beautiful scenes, that it is hard not to find a great shot. However, what if you wish to avoid the cliche shots and shoot something very different? That is what photographer Joerg Niggli did when he created this stunning timelapse film of Venice from sunrise […]
When the Cascades Raptor Center in Oregon wanted to update images of their raptors, they turned to photographer Jon Meyers. Rather than shoot the birds at the center, they chose to use his studio, where they could control the lighting and look of the photographs in this very interesting session: A lot of planning and […]
How much would you pay for a used camera? Two hundred euros, maybe four hundred? How about 2.16 Million Euros (2.7 million dollars)? In this video from the auction hall of WestLicht in Vienna, we witness the sale of the world’s most expensive camera. The camera is question was a Leica 0-Series, one of only 25 ever made and only 12 are believed to remain in the world.
Perhaps one the world’s most highly regarded war photographers, Horst Fass was a German-born, two time Pulitzer Prize winner. By the age of 21 he was already covering the Indochina conflict, but it is perhaps for his work in Vietnam that he is most revered: Keen to share his experience and knowledge, he recruited a […]
Shooting in moonlight adds an ethereal, blue look to an image. However, it’s not easy to shoot and difficult to control. In this short video, Jay P Morgan shows us how to set up a studio scenario to simulate moonlight: The idea is to have the light coming from the window, to have the appearance […]