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Chris Burfoot continues his lighting guide with flashmeters and other lighting accessories
Chris Burfoot beginners guide to studio lighting and why you might need it. This is part 1 or 4 parts - Enjoy!
It costs more but there are clear advantages of using studio light over tungsten light in the studio as explained in our beginners guide to studio photography. Words and pictures Chris Burfoot A.M.P.A.
Hasselblad, Broncolor and ePHOTOzine teamed up with Hasselblad Studios to run an ePHOTOzine members day.
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Welcome to the sixth and final part of the EPZ Beginner's Guide to Photography. In this concluding section, we are going to be looking at using flash, including when and why you will need to use flash, potential drawbacks, and the various modes of flash typically available.
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Me neither. Besides, I'm happy with the Em-5. And I'm not an 'early adopter', I don't always have to have to latest of the latest.
Forum: Olympus Cameras
Lets see some of your set-up shots then I took a few on the moors with Sam last night - cracking sunset, 3 lights... was raining at the time - always a treat - and a lovely sunset as background too.
Remember to have the flash off the camera.
Forum: Taking photos
A few pointers from me re the original questions... Try not to use the wider end of the short zoom apart from large group shots, as the perspective is not so flattering. You don't need to be too rabid about keeping the shutter speed high if you use the flash, as the flash duration is short enough to freeze motion, as long as you don't have it so slow you cause ghosting (ie. keep it above ...
If you want quick, accurate repeatable results there really is no substitute for a hand held meter, measuring in the incident mode... period! It is a vital tool for the serious or pro photographer, just my 2p's worth I totally agree with this statement. A light meter not only provides better accuracy, it'll save time. Not only that, you just can't go by the image on the screen on the ba...
Only the very cheapest. Better ones usually have 250 watt modelling lamps because anything less than that is pretty useless. Thanks Garry i did not know that, the ebay ones are also hard to get spare bulbs for. Chrism8 i think you got better ones than i did, i got a snoot seperatly with 3 notches to fit in somewhere but not into my lights, i ended up cutting the snoot up a bit to make it...
My latest portable studio lighting system cost £20 in total - for two colour balanced lights plus foldable reflector... all bought new of course... ;)
I've had one for about 6 weeks now - great fun and I've just got the adapter to use with the battery pack so I'm looking forward to doing some outdoor portraits with it. I love the lighting you get from it.
Which it does quite admirably from the limited tests I've done so far! :-)
Forum: Digital cameras
You should be wary of being convinced of light quality by a high CRI, as it tells a story of only partial use to photographers. It's measured using eight colour patches, and the measurement is averaged out, so a light source can make a pig's ear of one of the patches and still hit a rating into the high 80s. Anything above 80 is an accurate CRI according to lighting manufacturers, hence you'll ...
Yes, we can select the colour temperature with the modern Bron packs but I've always left it at standard. Yes, Bron has gone to a lot of trouble to keep the colour temperature constant over the power range, which is why we renewed all our packs when we went digital. With lesser makes, the colour temperature can change by more than 100 degrees for each stop of power variation. The new S...
Ade is right - look at what images you want to be offering then kit up accordingly, but I don't mean camera / lighting I mean studio kit. What sets / props will you need? Will you need to offer hair / make-up - in which case you may need a beauty area for the make-up artist to setup? Changing room space? Car-parking? Do you have your own access 24x7? How secure is it if you're busy in the s...
Forum: General Photography discussion
As your shoot is for the headbands, have you considered not using a model & shooting just the bands? They wont move so no problems with long shutter speeds if the light levels are low. Less space needed & no need to hire lights.
Hi Darren, thanks for that, i also had a look at them and they were on my list rgds Dave
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Go with turning down the pop up flash output ............. easiest (and cheapest) way and nothing to go wong with compatability issues
Trinity pro lighting range launched by Elemental.
Interfit new flash head delivers technological advancements designed to offer enhanced performance and user convenience. <br>
The Flash Centre are delighted to announce that TFCTV is now live on air!
French manufacturers, Balcar, have been busy with a host of new Nexus lighting products for studio photographers.
Seamless has announced a studio lighting kit with 3 500w flash heads.
New lightweight and budget priced studio flash lighting launches at Focus on Imaging 2006.
The Interfit Tungsten and two Stellar Halogen units are being previewed at Focus on Imaging at the end of February and will be available in spring.
Bowens have picked up a coveted ‘Best Studio Lighting’ award at The Societies’ seven day Convention.
Bowens are giving away a Gemini 400Rx Twin-Head Studio Kit in today's prize draw.
The Flash Centre have announced a substantial price reduction on the award winning D-Lite Kits.
Kenro have added new wireless flash kits to their range of photographic equipment.
Kenro have released a portable flash system for under £400 making professional flash lighting accessible to everyone.
Canadian born Photographer, Marjorie Clayton, has spent several years working with and photographing the locals in rural Bolivia. Marj enjoys getting to know her subjects and believes the friendship she shares with her models is the key to accurately port
Alain Hanel was a photo assistant at the time of the movie Blow Up and went into artistic direction and journalism. In 1975 he created the first agency for the record industry and went into radio media.
Michael Grecco, an American with Italian roots, has worked for half his 43 years as a professional photographer. Amongst his list of clients you will find magazines such as, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, Premier, Movie Line, Business Week, Forbes, Rollin
The Photoflex TritonFlash is a truly portable studio flash, but does small mean limited? Peter Bargh puts it to the test.
The Ray Flash is a ring flash adapter for hot shoe mounted flash
The Strobeam DL 250 Mk III is put through its paces.
Peter Bargh looks at the Minolta Macro Flash 1200AF
Will Cheung takes a look at the Elemental Trinity 400 two head kit.
Ian Andrews hones his studio skills by testing the Excel VC300 plus lighting kit from Visico.
Expanding the creativity of your lighting, the Honl Photo lighting accessories attach to a hand-held flash gun.
Peter Bargh points his remote at the DVD player to view Damien Lovegrove's two portraiture DVDs - Using Flash on Location and Using Natural light on Location.
A review of Elemental's Genesis MK II Studio lighting kit.
Shed some light on it. A high end professional lighting system from Elemental gets tested.
With more digital SLRs coming equipped with video modes the desire for lighting like the Photoflex Starlite grows. We see if it's a shining light!
The Genesis system from Elemental is aimed at the budget photographer but with high end products. With a kit that boasts 2x 400w flash heads and an array of accessories, is the Genesis 8 kit worth the £429 price tag?
Attaching a flash umbrella to your studio flash light is the first step to better lighting and is one of the basic principals of lighting “The bigger the light the softer it is”. Here we explain one of the basic lighting improvements in our studio lighting beginners' guide series. Words and Pictures Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP
Chris Burfoot AMPA shows us how to set up studio lighting.
Goran Katic explains the technical side of studio lighting
Chris Burfoot continues his excellent guide to getting the best results from studio lighting.
Chris Burfoot explains how adding a second studio flash can add sparkle to a studio photo. Words and Pictures Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP
Make the most of your camera's built-in flash to get the best results from your photos.
Despite what some experts say, you don't have to own five studio flash heads to produce high-key lighting.
Chris Burfoot explains how to replace a reflector with a second studio flash to act as a controllable fill in light. Words and pictures Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP
When winter arrives you may prefer to stay indoors and try some still life photography. Peter Bargh suggest a project that will deliver vividly colourful images
How to use Photoshop to create a studio style canvas background
ePHOTOzine spoke to portrait photographer Michael Alan Bielat to see how he lights portraits.
Andrew Mason gets creative in the studio with inventive lighting techniques and a model.
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