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Basic Lighting

A good place to start. These lessons demonstrate professional lighting techniques using only basic lighting tools. Having good lighting equipment is important, but knowing how to use it well is paramount!

 

Creating Double Diffusion for Reflective Objects

Photographing highly reflective objects can be one of the most challenging tasks a product photographer can face. Trying to control and modify the reflections can be daunting, particularly when you'... Continue Reading...

 

A Skatepark Portrait Bonus Video Included

Portland, Oregon photographer Bryce Kanights has been a professional action sports photographer for the past 25 years. His work primarily involves action photography and environmental portraiture. With this shoot, he set... Continue Reading...

 

Seasoned Beauty Lighting, Italian Style! Bonus Video Included

Italian Pro Showcase photographer Roberto Insalata provides insight on his recipe for captivating beauty shots. My Approach This may sound strange, but when I photograph a person or an object,... Continue Reading...

 

Fashion Lighting with a Single Reflector Bonus Video Included

  My name is Jeff Rojas and I'm a professional photographer. But I'm also a small business owner, an entrepreneur. It's my responsibility to make smart investments.... Continue Reading...

Reflectors/Diffusers

 

Creating Double Diffusion for Reflective Objects

Photographing highly reflective objects can be one of the most challenging tasks a product photographer can face. Trying to control and modify the reflections can be daunting, particularly when you'... Continue Reading...

 

A Skatepark Portrait Bonus Video Included

Portland, Oregon photographer Bryce Kanights has been a professional action sports photographer for the past 25 years. His work primarily involves action photography and environmental portraiture. With this shoot, he set... Continue Reading...

 

Seasoned Beauty Lighting, Italian Style! Bonus Video Included

Italian Pro Showcase photographer Roberto Insalata provides insight on his recipe for captivating beauty shots. My Approach This may sound strange, but when I photograph a person or an object,... Continue Reading...

 

Fashion Lighting with a Single Reflector Bonus Video Included

  My name is Jeff Rojas and I'm a professional photographer. But I'm also a small business owner, an entrepreneur. It's my responsibility to make smart investments.... Continue Reading...

LiteDisc/MultiDisc

 

Seasoned Beauty Lighting, Italian Style! Bonus Video Included

Italian Pro Showcase photographer Roberto Insalata provides insight on his recipe for captivating beauty shots. My Approach This may sound strange, but when I photograph a person or an object,... Continue Reading...

 

Jay P. Morgan and how he makes excellent use of the Photoflex TritonFlash Kit Bonus Video Included

Jay P. Morgan travels to Boston for a photo-shoot aboard the oldest working ship in the US Navy, the USS Constitution. Which meant that he needed to use portable, lightweight, dependable lighting gear. Watch this video to see how he makes excellent use of the Photoflex TritonFlash Kit! Continue Reading...

 

Fashion Lighting with a Single Reflector Bonus Video Included

  My name is Jeff Rojas and I'm a professional photographer. But I'm also a small business owner, an entrepreneur. It's my responsibility to make smart investments.... Continue Reading...

 

Exploring Lighting Options With Indoor Portraits

Featuring the affordable Extra Small Wireless Kit, this lesson demonstrates some basic strategies for getting your young, restless subject to interact naturally with the camera. As well as some techniques... Continue Reading...

 

Shooting Models Outdoors for Catalog Work

Ever wonder how those clothing catalog shoots are done? In many cases, the production is very simple with respect to lighting and camera work. Simpler than you might expect. This... Continue Reading...

LitePanel

 

Creating Double Diffusion for Reflective Objects

Photographing highly reflective objects can be one of the most challenging tasks a product photographer can face. Trying to control and modify the reflections can be daunting, particularly when you'... Continue Reading...

 

A Skatepark Portrait Bonus Video Included

Portland, Oregon photographer Bryce Kanights has been a professional action sports photographer for the past 25 years. His work primarily involves action photography and environmental portraiture. With this shoot, he set... Continue Reading...

 

The “Tricycle Terror” Shoot

Merging fantasy with reality is what Los Angeles photographer Brian McCarty does best. And he does it well. There's a lot of whimsey in Brian's work, but to... Continue Reading...

 

Underwater Bride and Groom

In today's competitive wedding photography market, it's important to brand your work so you can set yourself apart from the crowd. Part of branding requires that you approach... Continue Reading...

 

Using the LitePanel Kit to Control Contrast Outdoors

  Producing commercial lifestyle shots outdoors can be quite an undertaking. In this type of photo-shoot, there are many elements to coordinate, including location, weather, models, props, wardrobe, hair/makeup,... Continue Reading...

Continuous Lights - Tungsten

 

Creating Double Diffusion for Reflective Objects

Photographing highly reflective objects can be one of the most challenging tasks a product photographer can face. Trying to control and modify the reflections can be daunting, particularly when you'... Continue Reading...

First Studio

 

An Outdoor Halloween Portrait

Another Halloween season is here and what better way to get ready for the big day (or night) than by preparing a simple portrait shoot. In this lesson, photographer Ben Clay examines a few simple lighting techniques to help you with any themed portrait. You'll be sure to capture the Halloween mood you're after. (Just remember that nothing squashes the visual aura of a Halloween scene more effectively than a built-in flash!) Continue Reading...

 

An After School Portrait

Now that the kids are back in school again, what better way to get great indoor portraits of your young student than with the Photoflex First Studio Portrait Kit. With... Continue Reading...

 

An After School Portrait

Now that the kids are back in school again, what better way to get great indoor portraits of your young student than with the Photoflex First Studio Portrait Kit. With... Continue Reading...

 

An Outdoor Halloween Portrait

Another Halloween season is here and what better way to get ready for the big day (or night) than by preparing a simple portrait shoot. In this lesson, photographer Ben Clay examines a few simple lighting techniques to help you with any themed portrait. You'll be sure to capture the Halloween mood you're after. (Just remember that nothing squashes the visual aura of a Halloween scene more effectively than a built-in flash!) Continue Reading...

 

Leading the Cheer with Photoflex Gear! Bonus Video Included

Recently, Pro Showcase Photographers Alycia White and Benjamin Edwards teamed up to produce a lesson and video on some simple-yet-powerful indoor and outdoor lighting techniques.  Alycia shot indoors, while... Continue Reading...

 

Lighting a Wine Cellar with a FirstStudio Kit

Even the most interesting and elegant architectural interiors, which are visually pleasing in person, may lack depth and drama in a photograph. Hollywood lighting directors often spend four to five... Continue Reading...

 

Building Mood With Still Life Scenes

In shooting still life scenes, it's great when you can come away with images that are compelling enough to print, frame and live with. But unless you're conscious... Continue Reading...

 

An After School Portrait

Now that the kids are back in school again, what better way to get great indoor portraits of your young student than with the Photoflex First Studio Portrait Kit. With... Continue Reading...

Flash - Shoe Mount/Speedlight

 

Seasoned Beauty Lighting, Italian Style! Bonus Video Included

Italian Pro Showcase photographer Roberto Insalata provides insight on his recipe for captivating beauty shots. My Approach This may sound strange, but when I photograph a person or an object,... Continue Reading...

StarFire

 

Improving Action Shots with Portable Lighting

When you think of sports photography, lighting equipment most likely doesn't enter the picture, does it? After all, most photographers that work with lighting equipment use it to shoot... Continue Reading...

 

Mobile Lighting for Outdoor Portraits

So you want to take dynamic portraits outdoors but you don't want it to be a huge production with a lot of lighting gear, assistants, etc. Not a problem. ... Continue Reading...