Working with gels is a creative effect that can add mood and drama to your images. In fashion photography, gels can be a useful tool to communicate emotion or to showcase a feature of clothing.
Watch Frank Doorhof show how moving around the model allows you to control the contrast in your scene. You can easily go from a nice flat lighting to a more contrasty look to a full contrast (low key) setup in seconds.Read More
One of the things I really love about the FlashBenders is their ability to literally steer the light (bending it). You can bend the FlashBender and create some stunning light patterns on the background or on your model, as far as I know this is the only modifier with this kind of flexibility.Read More
When shooting a portrait, at times you may want a glowing and ethereal look, but only have one speedlight available to light your subject. In this video I show you how to utilize a window and one speedlight to achieve a high-key look that is a great for flattering female subjects!Read More
Even when using a single speedlight, you have a lot of control over the look and feel of a portrait. You can make an image that is dark, high contrast and dramatic. Or you can make an image that is soft and glowing.Read More