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DIY Snoots and Grids by Weekly Photo Tips

by MARKINMAINE2 on YouTube

This week Scott gives us some pointers on making your own grids and snoots for dedicated flash units such as the Nikon SB800 or the Canon 580EX. These handy and cost effective little modifiers can give you that extra touch of control when lighting a subject without breaking the piggy bank. See the Weekly Photo Tips blog for additional links and information on this great photographic DIY project.

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David Greene on Ghetto Flourescent Strip Lights

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David Greene does a great job of walking you through Home Depot's lighting aisle and shows you exactly what you need, how to mount them to stands, etc.
ADDITIONAL WEB TUTORIALS: LIGHTING
 
How an Unbrella Works by Photoflex
The umbrella is an economical lighting tool that is quick and easy to use. The typical uses of an umbrella are for portraiture, although this
Lighting Tips for Portrait Photography by Photographic
People are among the most popular photo subjects. This month's lesson presents some easy ways to produce better people shots.

This helpful

Enhancing Your Photography with Flash Techniques - Part I by Apogee Photo
Most people think a flash is used only for photographing people when it's dark outside, and that's certainly one of its uses. However, the
Learn to use and control lighting by Apogee Photo
Lighting is a very difficult part of photography to master. But photography is all about controlling and using light so it is necessary that
What color reflector should you use? by Photoflex
One of the questions we get quite often is "what color reflector should I use” and “when do I use a gold or silver reflector?" The answer to
Basic Studio Lighting by ExplorePhotography.co.uk
"Lighting is a difficult thing to get right without the proper equipment. Even the most occasional photographer will be familiar with the annoyances
Enhancing Your Photography with Flash Techniques - Part II by Apogee Photo
Michael Huber, author of the Magic Lantern Guide to the Nikon SB-28 Flash, introduces the book saying, "...It became obvious that most users
The Do's and Don'ts of Flash Photography by Geoff Lawrence
Without any doubt, the worst, most horrible, ugliest way to light any subject is with the little flashgun that now comes built into every camera.
Flash Photography by Geoff Lawrence
Without any doubt, the worst, most horrible, ugliest way to light any subject is with the little flash light that now comes built into every
Glamour Shots with the HalfDome2 by WebPhotoSchool
In the lesson, we will illustrate a very common lighting approach used by professional fashion photographers called "clamshell" lighting. "Clamshell"
More Diffusion = Less Contrast by Photoflex
The concept of diffusing light to control image contrast is the focus of this lesson. This is where the birth of the soft box came from. By
Vital Tips on Flash Photography by PMAI.org
A digital camera's built-in flash unit is a useful tool for better photographs. However, photographers should learn when to use flash, and when
Studio Lighting Techniques (Part 3) by ePhotozine
Last month we looked at how a flashmeter worked and the use
Studio Lighting Technique (Part 2) by ePhotozine
Last month we looked at studio lighting systems and how simple and effective Studio Flash is to use. If you missed that you can view it by clicking
How to Make A Inexpensive Light Tent by Digital-Photography-School
"If you're like me, you don’t want to spend money if you can do it yourself and yield the same results. One day I was at my local photography
Use a flat reflector for optimal results by Photoflex
Reflectors work at their best when the reflective surface is flat and smooth. If a reflector is twisted, it is difficult to get great results.

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Learn How to "See the Light" by Adorama Academy
Technically speaking, when we take a picture, we are recording light on a digital image sensor or piece of film. Before we take a picture, it's
Studio Lighting by Photo.net
When dealing with studio lights for the first time, it's easy to get bogged down in the "what brand should I get" questions. Unfortunately,
Inside a Two Light Portrait by WebPhotoSchool
Soft light is created when a light source (sun, light bulb) becomes diffused. Because diffused light renders people and objects in smooth tonal
Light's Character by DCMag.co.uk
You really begin to grow as a photographer when you start being able to read the different characteristics of light and are able to adjust your
Out of the Darkness by Apogee Photo
Virtually every digital camera offers artificial lighting, namely its flash. And, the flash on your digital camera has its uses, chiefly
Handling Sunlight by Geoff Lawrence
Photography is all about light, the direction of the light falling on your subject is most important, you need to look at your subject carefully
Conquering On-Camera Flash by Shootsmarter
For those of you who read last month's article and went away with the feeling that shooting digitally with on-camera flash for weddings and
How Lighting Affects Your Photographs by FreePhotoHelp
"Photography is the art of capturing light. However, as essential as lighting is to creating a good digital photograph, it is often overlooked
Shooting Still Life with Swee; & Float by Stilllifewith.com
One common technique for still life and product photography is floating the subject on a background, usually a single color and often white
Studio Lighting Technique (Part 4) by ePhotozine
In the last article we looked at taking portraits with one light and a reflector and using another head with control accessories fitted to give
Lighting for Weddings and Location Portraiture by That's My Monkey
Probably the most difficult thing for many photographers to learn is lighting technique. It's a seemingly endless pit of calculations, strobes,
Transmission vs. Reflection with Umbrellas by Photoflex
In this lesson, we will look at how the efficiency of a light reflector works. To illustrate this, we will employ the line up of umbrellas from
Fill-in with flash by DCMag.co.uk
Although it doesn’t soften the quality of harsh midday light, a burst of fill flash can open up shadows to provide a more pleasing, balanced
Studio Lighting Technique (Part 1) by ePhotozine

Studio lighting can be broken down into two categories, continuous and flash. While continuous lighting has two main advantages there are

Timing is Everything... by Apogee Photo
In this article you'll learn how important timing is to photography. How be at the right place at the right time means the difference between
Three Point Lighting Tutorial by Petro1986
How to light a subject for Photography, filming or animation.
Comparing Primary Reflectors by Photoflex
While secondary reflectors are designed to reflect light from a light source onto the photo subject, primary reflectors are actually a component
Lighting by Apogee Photo
Lighting is a very difficult part of photography to master. But photography is all about controlling and using light so it is necessary that
How a Soft Box Works by Photoflex
Since the invention of the soft box, it has been the workhorse in the world of professional photography. The soft box gives you exceptional
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