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Some wedding photographers work without an assistant; others say they can’t do their job effectively without one. How do you decide if or when you need an assistant? If the wedding is elaborate, has an enormous guest list, is spread out geographically in terms of the ceremony and the reception or if it requires special lighting for formal on-location portraits or is a signature event that will be... READ MORE
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10 months ago
Hands-on Review

LEDs have come a very long way from simple uses as indicator lights on your audio and video equipment to a dominant position in the field of signage and display in large public venues. Since developing technology has helped to overcome their initial high cost of production, they are now poised to supplant fluorescent lamps in our homes.

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2 years ago
Tips and Solutions

After posing for a few gigabits of formals in a hall, you can sense the wedding party’s palpable relief when, weather permitting, it’s time to take it outside. If you’re lucky enough to have nicely landscaped grounds, it’s a great opportunity to stop fighting with the tungsten light sources inside and take advantage of that flash-friendly sunlight.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

LEDs are among the coolest continuous-lighting technologies to come along in quite some time, and Rosco LitePads are among the finest of the lot. Available in a choice of Daylight or Tungsten, the advantages of LED lighting include soft shadows with smooth highlight-to-shadow transitions, low heat output, low power consumption and form factors as slender as 0.37” (9.4mm). They are extremely valuable for lighting tight interiors.

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3 years ago
Tips and Solutions

The first thing to accept is that you won't have enough time, the location won't be easy, and your subject will either turn into a wallflower or a Prima Donna the moment you train a lens on them. But, if your interview is well scripted and your lighting is complimentary, you'll witness an almost magical transformation that can be quite revelatory.

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4 years ago
Tips and Solutions

So you've dropped a few thousand on your HD video camera and you're doing fine with the onboard monitor for the small productions that represent the bulk of your business. Why do you need a meter?

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6 years ago