Category: Lighting

Portrait Fashion Beauty Photography without Photoshop

Portrait Fashion Beauty Photography without Photoshop

Portrait Fashion Beauty Photography without Photoshop There is a lot to be said about getting it right in camera. Daring it is, to shoot pictures without thinking that what ever is wrong while shooting can be fixed in Photoshop. It does make editing a lot easier as one can concentrate

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Which is better Capture One or Lightroom

The question of which is better Capture One or Lightroom is one of the most important decisions a photographer can make. Workflow and catalogue questions are a world apart, and this post is only about image appearance. There are both notions of  subjective and objective and a mix of both. As

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new equipment Para 120cm Godox AD600BM

Studio rentals equipment new Godox AD600BM para 120cm

More new studio rentals equipment Trends change the way we light! To keep up to date here are the latest additions to the studio rentals. Firstly a deep octa parabolic soft light 120cm ø with a grid. It can be used without the front diffuser for a brighter light, and

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Before after Color Checker Passport X-Rite ColorChecker Passport review

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport review

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport review for fashion photography Are you here looking for some good reasons for excellent efficient color corrections techniques for fashion photography? The X-Rite ColorChecker Passport review for fashion photography will tell you why! Since its inception, I have been part of the development path as a background consultant

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new studio equipment Broncolor

New studio rental equipment

Even more equipment for your studio rentals. This new studio rental equipment adds to the already impressive list of high end equipment included in your rentals. A kit consisting of multi voltage flash, the light and efficient Topas A2, a Unilite to go along with it, and an optical spot

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Is grain or noise a bad thing in photography

Is grain or noise a bad thing? The other day when talking with Stefano Brunesci​ we were saying that too many photographers are thinking about noise, grain, and other defaults without seeing them as part of a process. Here is a picture that lives with terrible grain and lots of

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Answers to a Question about Paris photo studios to rent

While looking for SEO solutions to bring my Paris photo studio rental up in visibility I came across a post from 2011 at The Paris Photography Meetup Group The poster was wondering about the problems of finding or even asking about cheap inexpensive or pas cher studios to rent while

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Beauty Workshop 21st of June in Paris with Neil Snape

Seminar/Workshop by Neil Snape Photo Seminar June 21 2014, 10h-18h Paris Beauty photo seminar in a daylight studio. Reserve your place today as places are limited.
 Please contact us by email. Click here to download the PDF. Level and cameras required: Digital camera preferably a dSLR. Open to all levels

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Cinema lighting for beauty photography tutorial

  At first look, this picture seems easy and complicated at the same time. Make up is the key to the picture, it is about cosmetics, light only highlights this. To make a dramatic image and one that lives well on many supports including rather flat paper printed on rotary

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How did you do that? Series on Beauty Photography by Neil Snape

As drab as it may seem the original was intentionally shot this way. Leaving headroom in the highlights avoids clipping the channels when you do extreme conversions from raw, and betters your chances for banding free edits in Photoshop or for production.   Light: start off with a beauty dish.

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