At Home

by Robert Sansivero ·Posted 08/11/2023
In this third and final part of the Food Photography at Home series, we’re going to be utilizing strobe lights. In Part 1 we tackled natural light and, in Part 2, we used continuous LEDs and practical lights to approximate natural light.
by Robert Sansivero ·Posted 05/15/2023
Now that we have a handle on using natural light for food photography, it’s time to move on to continuous light sources. When natural light isn’t available, or you want more specific control and placement of your light, you’ll have to use your own sources. Natural light setup from
by Robert Sansivero ·Posted 04/17/2023
If you’re just getting started with food photography, you probably have some questions. I certainly did. There are countless ways to set up a beautiful shot of a meal or enticing ingredient. Where to start? This three-part series will focus on how to light food for photographs. We’ll start with natural light since it is the most abundant and affordable light source. Many successful food photographers create stunning images using only natural light. Next, we will consider continuous lights, ranging from incandescent bulbs at home to tunable
0 Views ·Posted 12/08/2022
Steve Morello, photo instructor for Lindblad and National Geographic Expeditions, describes the many photographic opportunities we could find, right in our own backyards. 0:00 - Introduction 3:29 - The Traveling Nature Photographer Comes Home 8:10 - Local Wildlife 13:55 - Local Plant Life 17:20 - Creating a Backyard Wildflower Meadow 28:25 - Capturing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary 31:58 - Backyard Bird Activity 35:04 - Having Projects 43:11 - Final Thoughts
0 Views ·Posted 11/29/2022
John Kingston of @Roaming Lost shares five important tips to make your digital nomad life easier, from staying organized to being connected when off the grid. We also take a look at how his van is set up for roaming! 0:00 - Tip 1 0:57 - Tip 2 1:41 - Tip 3 2:41 - Tip 4 3:30 - Tip 5 4:29 - Final Thoughts
0 Views ·Posted 02/09/2021
Maria Perez demonstrates how to develop your 35mm black-and-white film at home. She helps you compile a list of all the supplies you will need, shows you the different steps in the developing process, and throws in a few tips and tricks along the way to ensure that your negatives will be well developed. For more exciting DIY videos, click here for Do you have a special setup for developing your film at home? Tell us about in the Comments section!
0 Views ·Posted 03/31/2020
In this macro photography tutorial, Maria Perez takes you on a tour of her DIY photography studio, and shows you the the equipment you can use to create macro photos at home, as well as some DIY backdrop ideas. We're sure you'll find her suggestions helpful, so come back often for more informative videos at!
0 Views ·Posted 01/31/2021
Go behind the scenes with Maria Perez as she shares her snow photography ideas, as well as camera settings, gear, and the meticulous planning and preparation that goes into a winter photoshoot. You can even do this photoshoot at home, in your neighborhood or right in your own backyard. Are you a snow photographer? Care to tell us about your adventures making photos in and around snow? Tell us all, in the Comments section, below, and be sure to come back to for more video tips and
0 Views ·Posted 12/28/2020
Professional photographer Jennifer McClure shares her creative process when using her personal life to inspire her photography projects. She reviews some of her past projects, as well her experience, as she searched for photography ideas at home during the quarantine. What sort of personal projects have you launched during this year of isolation? Tell us about them in the Comments section.
0 Views ·Posted 12/14/2020
Remy Park, aka Veggiekins, takes you behind the scenes to learn how she styles and composes her food photos. Stick around for the Q&A for more in-depth answers about food photography lighting techniques, lenses, editing, and more! What are some of your tips for photographing food? Share them in the Comments section, below! More Photography Tips Videos: How to Photograph Food with Dolphia Nandi
0 Views ·Posted 07/03/2020
We show you tips and tricks for ring photography. Similar to our product photography video, we’ll be using a tabletop setup and a combination of natural light and studio lighting. Also check out these At-Home videos for more ways to help
0 Views ·Posted 06/09/2020
We show you how to combine landscape and food photography at home. These photography ideas are a fantastic way to let your creativity and imagination run wild! Check out these At-Home videos for more ways to help you stay creative at home. Feeling inspired by these ideas? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
by Ronald Francis ·Posted 06/03/2020
The following is a how-to guide for setting up a quality livestream from home using just a couple of affordable pieces of gear. While a basic guide, it covers in detail all the key things you need to do to get up and running with a reliable stream. We’ll focus on using an affordable USB webcam, a simple USB mic or a headset, and the free OBS application for connecting to popular streaming services like YouTube Live. Internet First of all, how good is your Internet? You’ll be able to test this in the OBS application as we’ll describe at the end
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 06/02/2020
Now is a good time for recording at home—and the AKG Podcasting Lyra USB Microphone Kit purports to be an effective solution for exactly that purpose. Harman, the company that distributes AKG products, was kind enough to send me the kit to review, and lo, I am come, results in hand. The kit itself essentially comprises two pieces: an AKG
0 Views ·Posted 05/28/2020
Ever wanted to create your own cinematic sound effects? In this video, AB shows you how he creates Foley sound effects at home utilizing household objects. For a deeper dive into sound in film, turn to AB's Filmmaking for Beginners: 5 Basic Elements of Film Sound. Then check out these other At-Home videos for more ways to help you stay creative at home.