Stage & Studio Accessories

by Stepan Andranikian ·Posted
As we approach the holiday season, it's time to start knocking those gift lists out of the way. If there's an aspiring filmmaker on your list, but you don't know what to give them to help kickstart their film production careers, then look no further―we've got you covered! In this gift guide we'll suggest a variety of products that we feel would benefit every beginner filmmaker. Stabilizers Shoulder Rig The shoulder rig is a slept-on piece of equipment that deserves more recognition. It stabilizes camera footage while allowing the operator to
by Cory Rice ·Posted
A persistent challenge photographers face when working in-studio is avoiding monotony. This can be especially difficult when shooting in the same space with the same tools and the same props over and over. One way of keeping your studio work fresh is by customizing the equipment with which you are working. This article covers a handful of do-it-yourself projects that can add a little extra character to your studio without requiring a large budget or extensive building experience. Paint or Stain Your Apple Boxes Are you tired of providing free
by Cory Rice ·Posted
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
by Lindsay Finnegan ·Posted
Are you new to food photography or looking to advance your lighting techniques? This article takes you through how to use existing light to your benefit as well as how to create it yourself. Both approaches will yield similar results, but each has its own unique advantages. It’s up to you which path to take.  Natural: Work with Window Light The simplest way to photograph food is to shape light that already exists.