Another 52 Week Challenge – Week 24

The theme for this week’s challenge is Light from The Girl who Dreams Awake. As a photographer, I love light; without it, even just a tiny bit I could not shoot. Of course there is daylight, but oh the magic happens when the sunlight has goner and you create your own light, just tiny snippets…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Ambience

This week’s WPC theme is Ambience, ambience can be uplogting or that real show stopper affect. I frquently like to add ambience to an image, through the use of smoke machines, candle light…..actually varying lights in general can make a difference, as can natural elements like fog of mist…….can create haunting or creepy/ mystical atmosphere…

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Bowens Gemini 400RX Strobe Kit – Review

I wrote a few weeks back about how I finally made the move to a more professional quality lighting system in the studio. In some cases long overdue, but such an added expense. Seriously I spend more money than I actually make out in the studio, but I AM having LOTS of FUN! I ended…

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Home Made Snoot

I recently did a post, where I featured a few images taken using a snoot onย my light source, thinking back on it, I thought perhaps some of you do not know what a snoot is……….I only heard of it about six months ago (it might have been longer, but I didn’t know WHAT it was…

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Natural Light Photography Workshop

I recently participated in a natural light workshop……it was a wonderful and enlightening experience (pun intended)

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Fabulous Friday – 10 Great Images and Links

I am sure I am not alone in searching the net, and the blogosphere for wonderful images and interesting links. I thought perhaps I might share a few that I have found from various different sources, over the last few weeks. Photos A sky full of stars by Patrick Marson Ongย wonderful night shot of the…

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Tuesday’s Tales from the Shoot – what is the best way to set up studio lighting for portraits?

Yesterday I wrote about a shoot I did on the weekend with my newly acquired Studio Lighting. Today I thought perhaps I would write about using the lighting and what is the best set up for studio lighting? Hopefully this is something other people can jump on to as well. I am only just figuring…

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