Continually adding to its professional line of cameras and accessories, Sony has announced its new wireless radio flash, the HVL-F60RM. The new flash has a guide number of 60 and covers a 20-200mm zoom range. It is built specifically for the Sony E-mount line but will also work with Sony A mount cameras. [Read more…]
Check out this short video from Lens Pro To Go that shows us an overview of a commercial lighting setup in a bookstore. It’s a pretty simple setup but is a great example of how to get a clean, soft light setup in a tight space.
While the gear used is high-end cinematography gear, the same principles of diffusion and light placement can easily be translated to budget and DIY setups for both still and video shoots.
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B&H has the Impact PowerSync16 radio transmitter and receiver kit for $79.99 (orig. $159.99) as its Deal Zone deal for today only. I use these myself and really like them for the price. They are robust and reliable for both hot shoe and monolight triggers. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo.
Jay P. Morgan shows us how he shot 40 photos of dentists on a white background in this latest video from The Slanted Lens. The shoot runs like a well oiled machine thanks to the pre-production work and having the right vision going into it. Even if you aren’t doing something to the scale of 40 setups in a single day, the lessons in planning in this video are just as important to me as the lighting tips.
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The PocketWizard Plus IV is in stock and now shipping. For those not familiar with the new Plus IV, it essentially takes all the functionality of the Plus III and added a top shoe for mounting speedlights.
Additionally, the Plus IV will pass through TTL data when mounted on camera but limits transmission to manual triggering only.
The Plus IV is a transceiver, so each unit can serve in a transmitter or receiver role. It is compatible with most Canon, Nikon and Panasonic cameras. It also works with many Fuji, Olympus and Sony models or manual triggering. It will communicate with the older Plus III models as well for tying together speedlight and studio flash commingled setups.
Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Hi everyone! My name is Krisnha. My pic “Milk & Cookies” was the lead photo on the December 13, 2015 Reader Photos Roundup. Eric asked me if i want to talked about the picture and a little bit about me for Photography Bay, and without hesitation I said yes.
Let me start a little bit about me. I am from Bali, Indonesia. I used to live in the US but recently I moved back to my country. Photography started as a hobby for me and it grew to a stress reliever, and now I’m a full-time photographer.
I like to experiment on things. I see new technique and I try to copy it with a twist. I see a poster of film I like, I try to emulate it at home. I like using artificial light and a heavy strobist believer (hahaha).
And now about that picture “Milk & Cookies.” [Read more…]
Over the past few years, we have seen limited amounts snow here in Knoxville. As a result, I have spent very little time taking photos on snowy days. I had forgotten just what great lighting you get when there is a nice, white bed of snow on the ground. [Read more…]