Photography Lighting & Equipment

How to Use Flash Photography Like the Pros

I personally don’t think flash photography is deserving of the bad reputation it has been given. This myth is further perpetuated by the fact that many photography instructors teach their students to avoid using it at all costs. This is not necessarily bad advice because your photos typically turn out better without the flash than …

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Five Tips for Using Natural Lighting

Photography is an art, and just like any other art, you need the ideal tools to attain perfect results for a job. As a photographer, therefore, you will have to use the right camera and gear to take outstanding shots. But that’s not all. In photography, light is also an essential factor that can break …

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Emphasizing Your Subject With Selective Lighting

One of the common questions that I get is how you emphasize your subject in a photo, so that the person or subject stands out against other background images.  Photography lighting is one of the tricks to bringing out a subject in your photo.  Understand that light is the closest thing that a photographer has …

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Use LED Ring Light for Pro Lighting

What is an LED Ring Light and why will you want to have one as part of your photography lighting toolkit?  Ring Lights have been around since the 1950s and were originally used by doctors and dentists for examining the facial areas of patients.  The benefit for physicians was that the ring light eliminated shadowing …

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Some Lighting Tips in Photography

Photography Lighting is one of the most important elements of producing a good photo.  You can use anything from outside natural lighting to photo studio lighting to make that perfect photo.  Personally, I adhere to what is known as the Standard “3-Point Lighting Technique”.  What this this means is that in a studio photo shoot, …

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