In this video, Tony and Chelsea Northrup cover some great tips for shooting outdoors in mid-day and making lighting work for you by using shade, fill flash and diffusers in a variety of situations.
Think Tank Photo launched a new outdoor photography backpack company called MindShift Gear. Think Tank Photo is launching this company with a Kickstarter program for a new rotating outdoor backpack, the rotation180° professional. You can check the project out here on Kickstarter.
It looks like MindShift Gear will focus solely on outdoor photography backpacks, while Think Tank Photo will remain committed to the professional urban market.
One of the challenges of shooting outdoor photos in the middle of the afternoon is dealing with harsh shadows and overexposing the sky if your subject is not directly lit by the sun. While it would be nice to wait for the right light later in the evening, there are a lot of times when your subject won’t be waiting around with you – particularly when you’re dealing with kids. [Read more…]