Beauty dishes are widely used modifiers in portrait photography and can help to create a number of key “beauty effects.” Rather than diffusing the light like a soft box, a beauty dish focuses harder light in the center, while falling off around the edges, creating a concentrated pool of light that can both soften skin and create beautiful shadows to sculpt facial features. Although there are many ways of positioning a beauty dish, it definitely has a “sweet spot” where it works best. The video below talks about some of the keys to finding that sweet spot:
As you can see from the video,...
Here is one of the cooler projects for LED panels that I’ve seen. Unlike the ‘usual’ LED panels, those panels are mounted on flexible material so they can be folded and mounted pretty much anywhere.
DIYPerks is using MARSWELL LEDs for good color rendition. if you look at the photo below you can see how 80+ CRI has a huge impact on image quality.
(As you remember, we are big fans of checking the CRI when buying LEDs for photography projects).
There are two things I particularly light about this build:
The use of False leather as the carrier for the strips,...
We live in a world of beautiful color – why would you ever want to take black and white images? If you find yourself asking this question, you’re not alone. Many people feel that color photos are far superior to anything that could ever be created in black and white.
But while it’s true that the advent of color photography has brought us a world of amazing color photos, there’s still something to be said about a beautiful, and striking black and white image. Black and white photos exude charm and elegance, and a timeless, classic beauty that’s not easily replicated with their color counterparts.
Whether you’re a freelance photographer or just a freelancer who wants to learn more about photography, you’ll find a resource you can use in this great list.
One of things that I’ve discovered is that there are a huge number of photography resources out there. In this post I’ve tried to pull some of those resources together for you.
I’ve put together a list of some of the most popular and helpful sites about taking photos. I’ve also included a brief description of each site.
Please note, these are not stock image sites. If you are looking for information about using...