Behind the Shot(s): April Cheryse on 2011-03-20 in Los Angeles

I photographer friend of mine secured a location in Los Angeles for a group photo shoot last Sunday. The location was an old bank converted into a night club, which included the vault. Inside the ‘vault’ is a long corridor … Read More

“Next Generation” Light Modifier: Paul C. Buff PLM v2

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I was looking to get another octabox from Paul C. Buff (PCB) after I acquired my second studio strobe (Paul C. Buff Einstein 640). At the last couple of the last group photo shoots I attended, I got a first-hand … Read More

The C-Stand: What a grip

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C-Stands, otherwise known as Century Stands, are equipment commonly used in the film industry as grip for rigging various light modifiers and lights themselves. But while C-Stands are big in film, photographers have also adopted C-Stands because of they provide a … Read More

Abducted by Alien Bees

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When I decided to make the jump into portrait photography, I started off with a pair of Canon 580 EX II Speedlites and the PocketWizard MiniTT1/FlexTT5 system to accompany them. While I was able to make decent use of them … Read More

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