Day: September 16, 2017

How to Photograph Unique Beauty Shots with a Spotlight

Studio lighting is becoming predictable. All the more reason to leave no stone unturned while experimenting with your lighting. Daniel Norton breaks out something that you won’t quite associate with still photography—a spotlight: The Altman Spotlight has been modified to work with a Speedotron Pack. Altman Spotlight with Speedotron Pack The idea was to project the […]

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Photo of the week: Swimming with Humpback whales in Tonga

Tonga is the only country in the southern hemisphere where you can actually swim with Humpback whales. Every year, starting around June/July, thousand of whales undertake the longest migration known, crossing half of the world to meet near the island of Tonga. Before this, the last time I had had the opportunity to see humpback […]

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The Fujifilm GFX 50S as a Travel Camera

Over the past few years, we’ve seen digital medium-format photography go from something of a hulking utilitarian beast into something a little more elegant in terms of usability. The Phase One and Hasselblad flagships, although coveted by many, were only attainable by a select few and really only intended for methodical work. The latest additions […]

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How to Understand Reflected Versus Incident Light and Get More Accurate Exposures

Do you ever get under or overexposed photos when you use your camera’s light meter? Do you get frustrated that even in auto-mode you can’t get the correct exposure? That’s because there are two different type of light to deal with when taking a photo. When you make a photograph the light is your raw […]

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