Tag: portraits

When you and I were young

When you and I were young

First of all, happy early birthday, Red. Sorry I can’t be there (*sad face*). That being said, I’ve got a special present for you! It started a few…
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Clamshell portrait

I recently read in a magazine about a lighting setup called the “clamshell” where the subject is lit from the front by two softboxes (one larger one up…

Portrait Outtakes

Portraiture is something I’m still relatively new at (as if that wasn’t evident), but it’s still a lot of fun goofing off. Here are a few portrait outtakes…
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DIY Makeshift Continuous Light Beauty Dish

This past Sunday it was DIY time again! Max McDonald from mondayshift dropped by and we made a Lowes Depot run (for those times when hitting one store…
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Wednesdays, Take It Or Leave It?

Wednesday has always held a special place in my heart as the one day out of the week that I can never decide if I like or hate….
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More Ring Flash Goodness

By popular demand (read: one or two requests), here are a few more shots using our DIY ring flash set up from last weekend. A lot more tweaking…
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DIY Ringflash Project

This weekend I dove into a DIY project with the help of my partner in crime, Max McDonald from mondayshift. After reading David Tejada’s excellent (not to mention…
Happy Friday From the Cave

Happy Friday From the Cave

Here’s to a happy Friday for everybody! Took this shot yesterday while I was messing around in the garage trying to simulate a concert spotlight look. Basically I…
Goofing Off (As Usual)

Goofing Off (As Usual)

To continue indulging my habit of posting ridiculous pictures of myself, here’s one from a recent lighting test in my garage. Using the on-camera flash to remotely trigger…
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Joseph Washington Photo Shoot

In honor of Joseph Washington performing at the Fort Hood Freedom Fest today, I figured it’d be a good time to post some edited photos from his shoot…
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Porch fun!

So I finally got around to buying Joe McNally’s book The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes and have been reading it religiously (that is to…