Ringlight and the FourSquare

Yes it's a ring light in the FourSquare. Pretty interesting with and without the diffuser. I was starting to work on a new photo project but got side tracked with one of those crisis items, like spilled milk. When things clear up a bit I am going to see what this...

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Work in Progress … Car Light

A project we are working on that is not finished. A local dealership needed a way to photograph there automobiles out of the "Colorado" weather. Just can't depend on it when you need it. We have hung a 1/2 Grid Silent Silk (from the Rag Place) in LA on a 15'x30' frame...

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Vase, Rods and a Dash of Color

  A simple set up showing how the light breaks work. I have talked in a past post about the frame with plastic cardboard sides ... this was used to make the pattern on the set wall. (4'x8') The rods are acrylic colors available from our local plastic supply with a...

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Modifiers for the Speed light … Did you think of these?

I just love hardware stores. What I have here a a square picture frame painted black that I use to mount different screens, scrims and odd materials that I find in the store. I have pictured different "bug" screens and a plastic square mesh that I found in the garden...

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Home Made and Lots of Fun

www.lightbreak.com    All different sizes and patterns. They roll up neatly for travel. If you use my snap together picture frames you can build a diffuser/cucoloris to be used with your speed lights while on location. Here is a wooden frame that I leave in the studio...

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Chalk Macro Focus Stack

I just had to try focus stacking. As you can see the difference between the two images it really does work. I exposed 12 different images slightly changing the focus back to front. A Nikon D800 was used with a 60mm micro lens. We ran the images through Capture One to...

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Mentor Series Lighting Workshop in San Antonio Texas

Mentor Series Workshops can be a great learning experience. If you are new or just a avid hobbyist of photography this can be a great way to see some of the world, meet some great people and get educated by some of the best photographers working today. This quick snap...

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VW Beetle in the studio

    Have been looking into what other lighting fixtures are useable for in studio photography. This is a commercially available fluorescent fixture available from a local distributor. The goal was to find the most color correct bulbs. These are daylight balanced and...

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Pour Shot

  Friday with Dr. Dan resulted in this pour shot. FourSquare 20x20 Box with Grid, Set Left = 1/32 each 2x SB 900 Top Right = 1/16 SB 900 with red gel Not Shown Lower Left  = 1/64 SB 800 with red gel Not Shown Background Blue Through Plastic Sheet= SB900 @ 1/128 and...

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