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Posted 03/25/21
Sandra Coan shares her portrait photography tips for creating natural-looking, soft light using strobes. Coan uses this one-light setup in her family and newborn photography. What kind of portrait lighting is your favorite? What do you use to light portraits? Share your own tips and techniques in the Comments section, below, and be sure to come back to BandH.com for many more of our engaging videos.
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Posted 01/29/21
Professional photographer and post-production wizard Scott Kelby shares five flash photography tips to help bring your portraiture from amateur to amazing. From camera settings to gear, you’ll learn how to utilize flash both in the studio and in the great outdoors! Which do you prefer: indoor or outdoor portraits? What sort of flash do you use, and how do you use it for portraiture? Tell us about your preferences and experiences in the Comments section, below. 
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Posted 02/17/20
Join renowned celebrity portrait photographer Mark Mann for an informative workshop in association with Rotolight! Mann discusses his choices for photography studio lighting, continuous lighting, and shows you his portrait-lighting techniques. Mark Mann is an accomplished photographer with a wealth of experience shooting for high profile magazines like Esquire, CNET, and Deadline, Mann has captured some of the world’s most famous faces including Martin Freeman, Barack Obama, and Martin Scorsese. Sponsored by Rotolight.
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Posted 01/23/18
In this B&H Event Space Video, photographer and Canon Technical Advisor Eric Stoner explores the basics of flash photography, walking you through the process step by step. Knowing when and how to use your flash effectively is essential, and Stoner offers guidance in assessing a scene to determine when a flash is needed. Next, he helps you to understand how to take control using ETTL automatic flash, all while pushing minimal buttons. Stoner also shares tips for making the effects of your flash resemble natural light, so your images don't suffer from deep dark shadows or a blown-out look. After watching, you’ll have the confidence to retrieve your flash from your bag, and to use it to best effect in whatever situation you seek to document.
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Posted 09/13/17
Rounding off fashion week, B&H takes a look at how makeup and lighting work together for successful fashion shoots. In this video, Cory Rice, a writer for the B&H Explora Blog, works with celebrity makeup artist Moani Lee and discusses how to combine makeup and lighting to create strong images in natural and artificial lighting setups.
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Posted 01/11/17
In this video, photographer David Flores demonstrates how the amazingly fast Profoto D2 Monolight can be used to freeze motion. David explains why such a powerful strobe like the Profoto is necessary to get just the right shot, and how one should arrange the lights.
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Posted 09/05/16
One of the major differences between a snapshot and a beautifully crafted photo is the lighting. Using only available light limits where and when you can take photos. Adding flash gives you endless creative possibilities, no matter where you go or what time of day or night. Manny Pontoriero shows you how to use as little as one off-camera Speedlite to control and create stand out photos. Then, he will demonstrate using up to three lights. Get the Picture at B&H  http://bit.ly/GetthePictureBH Manny Pontoriero Photography  http://www.photographybyemanuele.com/
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Posted 08/14/15
Take a deep dive into making effective use of flash in your photography with National Geographic photographer Bob Krist, who's honed his techniques over decades of shooting for magazines and crafting best-selling photo books. You'll learn how to create natural-looking flash photos and blend flash with available light. He covers technique, including fill flash and how to use it, slow synch flash—which he calls the most important of flash techniques—bounce flash, and using found surfaces and reflectors. You'll discover how to take your flash to new dimensions with multiple flash, light modifier, and complementary filtration, and more.
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Posted 05/29/14
Bob Harrington will show you how to mix light on location with small flashes and simple lighting gear.
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