Lighting & Studio

0 Views ·Posted 05/18/2023
In the final installment of this four-part Introduction to Photography series, Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale breaks down various sources of lighting, from natural light to LEDs to strobes. 0:00 - Introduction 5:07 - Understanding Lighting 11:06 - Quantity and Quality of Light 12:20 - Color of Light 14:20 - Natural Light 23:24 - Available Light 28:48 - Constant Light 33:07 - Speed Lights/Flash 41:07 - Controlling Light 46:17 - Balancing Strobe and Constant Light 48:39 - Q&A Watch Parts 1–3 here: -
0 Views ·Posted 01/17/2023
Rich Johnson is here with model Thirl Hupp to show you how to create a dramatic portrait, anywhere. Johnson explains how to keep your setup simple, how to pose your client, and what challenges you could face while shooting on location. 0:00 - Introduction 2:33 - Think About Why You’re Capturing the Portrait 4:16 - First Setup 11:00 - Tips for Working with Models/Clients 14:00 - Adjusting the Lights 18:46 - Balancing Your Portfolio and Working with Clients 20:06 - Adjusting Lights and Posing 29:08 - How to Deal with Unwanted Lights on Location
0 Views ·Posted 11/29/2022
Westcott Light Ambassador Ian Spanier demos the Westcott FJ200 strobe on location. Spanier demonstrates how to utilize strobe lights outdoors and how to work with ambient light. 0:00 - Introduction 2:11 - Go In With a Plan 4:46 - About the Westcott FJ200 10:21 – Spanier’s Plan 13:08 - High-Speed Sync Explained 16:07 - Setup: Working With the Sunlight 24:42 - Start of the Demo: Adjusting Meter Settings 28:27 - Breaking Down the
0 Views ·Posted 10/19/2022
Watch and learn as Jason Buff uses different lighting and camera techniques to combine the best of both worlds—cinematic and photographic techniques—and create dramatic images. He will also discuss the use and capabilities of constant lighting mixed with flash to achieve different looks. 0:00 - Introduction 3:54 – Buff’s Background 6:53 - How Photography is Used as Storytelling 12:33 - Lighting 21:56 - Color 26:53 - Images that Tell a Story 27:38 - Colored Lights and Gels 39:21 - How a Story Emerges from the Images 43:57 - How to Direct the
0 Views ·Posted 12/27/2022
Westcott Top Pro Eli Infante goes in-depth about balancing flash with ambient light. He also offers details on the best gear you can use to achieve extraordinary results. 0:00 - Introduction 1:58 - About Eli and How He Got Started 4:18 - Why Off-Camera Flash? 6:01 - Equipment 8:48 - High-Speed Sync Explained 20:06 - Camera Settings 28:16 - Power Output on Flash 32:47 - Ambient Exposure 34:34 - Light Patterns 40:56 - Control the Light 45:39 - Preparing for the Shoot 47:03 - Light Deconstruction 56:01 - Final Thoughts 58:41 - Q&A Sponsored
0 Views ·Posted 12/22/2022
Building on the success of the Nanlux Evoke 1200, the 1200B is an LED bi-color spot light that offers superb lighting quality and raw power. Join Doug Guerra in the studio as he tries three different setups using this light, as well as others. 0:00 - Introduction and Specs 1:31 - Setup 1: Sunrise 3:25 - Setup 2: Club/Lounge 6:08 - Setup 3: Rainy Day 9:27 - More Specs 14:16 - Final
0 Views ·Posted 12/21/2022
Godox has released the MG1200-Bi LED, the most powerful light to join the Knowled lineup to date. Built for productions requiring bright, durable sources, this bi-color LED features full-power draw across color temperatures, 0.1% stepless dimming, and IP54-certified weather resistance. Whether you’ll be lighting a spacious interior or night exterior, the MG1200-Bi promises impressive and consistent output.
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 12/13/2022
Zhiyun-Tech is sending us back to a galaxy far, far away with its new and improved FIVERAY F100 Tube Light and its familiar, lightsaber-esque shape. Your forays into new creative lighting configurations and terrains are assured to be well-lit with the FIVERAY F100 and the FIVERAY M40 in your kit. For direct, on-camera
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted 12/07/2022
Zhiyun-Tech has unveiled its new Fiveray LEDs, providing new inventive and portable lighting solutions for creators on the go. This lineup includes the Pocket LED Light, as well as Light Sticks available in black or 
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted 12/09/2022
Profoto's most recent lighting accessories are the latest additions to its popular Clic system. In classic Clic fashion, these add-ons utilize magnetic rings to mount all Profoto A-series flashes with ease and will add new flair to your next shoot. Included in the accessory lineup is the OCF Adapter II, a refreshed adapter for the Clic series that enables users to utilize Profoto's impressive fleet of OCF light-shaping and modifying tools.
0 Views ·Posted 11/25/2022
Let's take a look at the Knowled M600Bi Bi-Color LED Monolight, Godox's most powerful Knowled light to date! Perfect for studio, film, or TV production, this LED light's powerful brightness and color accuracy allow for flexibility in a variety of settings. 0:00 - Introduction 0:22 - Specs 4:17 - Outro
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted 11/17/2022
Improving upon its already popular Elinchrom ONE flash kits, released in August 2021, we are excited to announce Elinchrom’s latest battery-powered monolight, the Elinchrom FIVE. With a bevy of upgrades to power, speed, and control, the FIVE demonstrates that the ONE, a travel-ready monolight with a tiny footprint, was just the beginning.
by Cory Rice ·Posted 11/17/2022
Quasar Science has added two new mounting systems for combining and controlling Crossfade X and Rainbow-series tube lights. The Ossium Shell creates shapeable two- or four-light banks at lengths of two or four feet. For jobs requiring greater output, the
by Cory Rice ·Posted 11/28/2022
The Forza 60C adds a splash of color to Nanlite’s ever-evolving lineup of LEDs for filmmakers and photographers. Standing out for its six-color RGBLAC design, the 60C boasts a wide 1800-20000K CCT range and practically limitless spectrum of bright, saturated colors. It completes the 60-series trifecta joining the 60 (daylight
by Robert Sansivero ·Posted 11/09/2022
An LED light panel is among the most versatile tools a vlogger, indie filmmaker, or photographer can use. But how do you know which type of panel is right for your needs? Today, LED panels have more bells and whistles to choose from than ever before: a rainbow of colors, special effects, power options, and even strobe functionality. With so many features on the market, choosing a panel can quickly become a challenge. But worry not, I’m here to help. In my work as a photographer and DP, I use a variety of LED panels—and not always the way they