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Getting Started with Strobe Lighting

Natural light.I often hear photographers say they ONLY work with natural or available light.To me, that means one of two things.They have either found a way to channel the creative genius of Ansel Adams – or they have yet to master the art of the strobe.   Flash or strobe lighting turns pictures into photographs.It allows you to control the impact of elements in a frame, to bring life to the eyes of a subject and to control the feeling and mood of the overall image.And it’... continue reading

There's Not Enough Light

Just in case you don't know yet....I would like to share with you this very old trick.If in the future you'll get an assignment to shoot someone who's supposedly looking onto a computer monitor or a TV and wants the effect that the monitor is illuminating their face, forget about trying to capture that available light from the monitor to light your subject's face.It is just too weak.Instead, put a speedlight there, zoom it out to its widest angle and set it at its lowest power and you'll... continue reading


Hi everyone, today I like to share how I created the lighting for my this latest picture.Well we all know in short there are two kind of lighting, continuous light (which is sunlight, tungsen, torch or....... ) and strobe light (which is flash).In this picture I used both, click the link below to the setting picture I share from my page.1) First light shine through the tracing to create that soft light toward the face.2) Second light is a snoot with honeycomb that light up the Christmas... continue reading


Like many of us, sometimes we dont have that much cash to burn to make good photos.I was trying to take pictures of strawberries (and a few other things) over white background and from my research, it seems I have to have a few things, namely, a light tent and multiple strobes.I dont want to spend more money than I have to, since I was saving up to buy a wide angle lens at that time so after thinking about it for a while I went to Ikea and bought a white laundry basket, and 3 table lamps which... continue reading

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