In a new series in Digital Camera magazine and Digital Camera World, the legendary Scott Kelby reveals some of the behind-the-scenes secrets of some of his greatest images. This month Scott explains how he set up two distinctive portraits with just one strobe light.
In this DIY Photography Hacks tutorial we show you how to create soft shadows and stylish portrait lighting from your own DIY LED ring light.
In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set up your camera and flashgun to create dramatic lighting for spooky gothic portraits. The great thing is this lighting technique is great for other types of portraiture if period costumes aren’t your thing!
In this video tutorial we show you how to set up a simple home photo studio and take photos of your children, then stitch them together to create striking child portraits.
What is off-camera flash and why could it important to your photography? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the technology and equipment.
In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about off-camera flash and how to use it.
Low-key lighting is great fun to use on an indoor shoot, and all it requires is a DSLR, a tripod and a table lamp. You’ll also need a suitable subject to capture, of course – in this tutorial we’ve selected the classic ‘apples and pears’ for a still life photography setup.
Few amateur photographers can afford the luxury of a dedicated studio, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t take top-quality images that look like they were taken in a studio. Here’s how…
In this tutorial we’ll show you some clever portrait photography ideas you can try – from simple lighting tricks to clever Photoshop edits – to make a subject look their very best, whatever their age.
If you never use flash there are some great effects that you’re missing out on and a few important lessons that you’ll never learn about photography. In their latest guest blog post the photo management experts at Photoventure see if they can persuade you to give using flash a go.
Soft, shadowless light is just the ticket for flattering portraiture or product shots and a ring light is one of the easiest ways to achieve it. Is this F&V HDR-300 your best option? We put it to the test.