Monthly Archives: April 2010

A while back I posted photos from the 747-8 inaugural test flight, and today I’m going to talk a little bit about the technical details of the shoot itself. The Conditions: It was a bright day and the skies were mostly clear. The Equipment: Canon 5d Mark II Camera Body Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS – versatile zoom […]

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Now that I had my grid spots, I was excited to put them to use in a low key lighting style photo.  Using myself as the subject, I wanted to only light part of my face with one strobe and use a strobe behind me but pointed towards me as a rim light (to provide the […]

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After going through and experimenting with the new lighting for a bit, it became apparent that I didn’t quite have all the equipment I needed for the kinds of shots I wanted to take.  I’m not sure why, but I thought each strobe came with a reflector (maybe it was the fact the packaging and […]

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All my lighting stuff arrived today!  While I was opening everything, my 11 year old daughter told me I looked like a kid on Christmas morning…… I have to say that the amount of stuff was a bit overwhelming, but once I got it all up, it wasn’t too bad.  Here’s a quick self portrait […]

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