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Nailing the perfect exposure involves a creative balancing act between your camera’s shutter speed, aperture and ISO settings, known collectively as the exposure triangle.
As an exchange student at the Universitat de València in Spain, I discovered a world of quiet inspiration. I would venture out early onto the narrow stone streets of El Carmen...
“Lighting, lighting, lighting” in photography is a lot like the real estate mantra of “Location, location, location.” It’s almost all that matters.
Hi, my name is Michael and I’m a gear addict. There, I said it. I love sexy gear. I’ve drooled over my fair share of stratospherically priced Broncolor Paras, Profoto Giant Parabolics and Briese lights.
Because I shoot so many genres, other shooters sometimes ask how I describe my style. And because I’m the most immature human on the planet, my answer is usually: “My style is badass!”
I love a good lighting puzzle, or what I like to call “decoding light.” Reverse-engineering the light you see in images is a great way to learn how it was achieved.
As a wedding photographer in the highly saturated market of Los Angeles, I have always looked for ways to differentiate our brand. Early in my career, I experimented with different ways of using light.
Light modifiers are a subject I love to talk about, because I’m a gadget junkie. I’ve used hundreds of different modifiers.
There’s no perfect camera-setting recipe for every scenario. Every situation is different. The guidelines here will help get you in the...