0 Views ·Posted 03/23/2022
Professional photographer Sandra Coan takes you behind the scenes with this instructional video on using strobe lighting to photograph newborn babies. Learn how to recreate natural lighting, how to diffuse light, where to place your strobes, how to pose babies, and more. Have you done any photographing of newborns using strobes? Did the bright flashes of light startle them and make them cry? Tell us about your adventures photographing babies, in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 03/19/2022
If you've always wanted to get better results from your portrait photography lighting, but are fearful of the process, then JC Carey has a simple solution! In this B&H Event Space video, Carey discusses how lens selection, camera settings, and the lighting gear itself will inform your creative choices during a photo shoot. At the end of this presentation, you will know the three steps for setting up your off-camera flash outdoors! Are you fearful of setting up portrait lighting? Watch this video and fear no more! Sponsored by Westcott
by Cory Rice ·Posted 03/23/2022
Nanlite’s latest addition to the PavoTube lineup, the T8-7X LED Pixel Tube, packs the robust feature set and dependability of its predecessors into an ultra-compact, 3-foot unit designed to squeeze into tight spaces. Featuring a built-in battery, Bluetooth control, bi-color and RGB modes, and a full array of pixel effects, it is equally at home in the studio or on location for still and video applications.
0 Views ·Posted 01/22/2022
Continuous lights are a helpful asset for wedding photography and will give the wedding photographer an advantage when dealing with indoor venues. Sara France goes behind the scenes on how to light wedding photos―taking portraits of the bride and groom, families, the reception, wedding details, and more. Tell us how you use continuous lighting in your own wedding photos. Sponsored by Stella Pro Lights
0 Views ·Posted 11/14/2021
Join us as we review the Lupo Superpanel Full Color 30 RGBWW LED Panel. Designed for maximum control and high output quality, this RGBWW LED light has three color modes to satisfy the needs of any film or video production. Additionally, it features an extensive library of preset filters and special effects, which can be quickly accessed. What would you film with this LED video light? Share your responses in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 05/16/2021
Go behind the scenes on a photoshoot with Peter Hurley as he shows you how to light your headshots using natural or continuous light. What kind of photography lighting is your favorite? Let us know in the Comments section, below. Want to learn more from Peter Hurley? Watch the rest of the episodes in this series: Part 2: Speedlights & Strobes for Headshots
by Cory Rice ·Posted 08/07/2023
Working from home has become so ubiquitous over the past year that it was only a matter of time before photographers caught on to the trend. A home studio can serve as a cost-efficient, lockdown-proof means of creating work during the uncertain times through which we are living. The trick with any home studio is in creating a space that can be used to create images that do not betray the fact that you shot them in your living room, in your pajamas, using your pet dog as an assistant. Luckily, creating a home studio can be done fairly easily
0 Views ·Posted 09/29/2020
Our video team tests the Godox RGB Mini Creative M1 in various cinematic lighting setups. This lightweight and compact LED light boasts 2500 to 8500K variable color temperature, RGB mode with 360 colors, full 0 to 100% dimming, CRI of 97, 15 effects, 40 presets, Music Mode, and more. Would you add this to your lighting setup? Check out our lighting tutorials:
0 Views ·Posted 09/06/2020
Jake and the B&H crew try out Lupo’s LED panel lights. These three lights boast 96 CRI and 98 TLCI for accuracy in color rendering: The Superpanel boasts a 13,000 LUX output, allows control of hue, saturation, and color intensity in HSI mode, and has fully customizable color in RGBWW mode and color temperature control in CCT mode from 2800 to 10,000K. The
0 Views ·Posted 08/20/2020
Are you looking to level up your YouTube video lighting? Jake shows you his home studio setup and discusses three-point lighting, as well as DIY solutions appropriate to your filming location. What do you think is the best lighting for YouTube videos? Feel free to share your thoughts.
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 06/03/2020
While the world has been at home, it’s been fun to connect online using YouTube, Twitch, Zoom, Facebook, Skype, and other video streaming services, hasn’t it? When I say “fun,” I mean not really all that that fun when you have minimal equipment and support. The bandwidth glitches, video quality issues, and the variety of camera malfunctions cause us all no small amount of irritation. Not to worry, I’m here to talk about something purely vain and totally under your control—how you are lit. High-quality video allows you to be choosy when it
524 Views ·Posted 02/04/2020
In this fifth and final video of the "Strobe Lighting" Series, we discuss working with multiple strobe lights together. David Flores shows you two-point lighting, how to substitute a secondary light source, the difference between a key light and fill light, and lighting ratios when using studio strobe lights. We hope you've enjoyed this series on studio strobe lighting for beginners! Need help picking out a strobe light? Click here.
636 Views ·Posted 01/28/2020
Which light modifier is right for you? In this fourth video, David Flores continues our "Strobe Lighting" Series by demonstrating the different types of light modifiers, such as bounced light, softboxes, umbrellas, beauty dishes, grids, colored gels, and snoots. These strobist photography techniques will take your studio lighting to new dimensions! Need help picking out a strobe light? Click here. For more videos from the "Strobe
453 Views ·Posted 01/21/2020
In the third part of our "Strobe Lighting" Series, David Flores shows you indoor and outdoor studio lighting setups for portrait photography. You'll also learn strobist photography techniques, such as camera settings to balance studio strobe light with ambient light. Need help picking out a strobe light? Click here. For more videos from the "Strobe Lighting" Series, click
556 Views ·Posted 01/14/2020
In the second part of our "Strobe Lighting" Series, we teach you how to balance flash and camera settings, how to trigger wireless studio strobes, and more. We also answer the questions: Do you need a DSLR or mirrorless camera? Does your camera have a sync port or a hot shoe? Do you need a wire to sync, or can you use a wireless sync system and remote trigger? How do you know when your camera is synced to your strobe light? What is the difference between TTL and manual? What is HSS? Make sure to watch to get all these answers, and more. Need