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Canon vs. Nikon

The Canon vs. Nikon argument settled? Tweet

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High Speed Sync Part IV – The Reckoning

So far, we’ve discussed three of the five ways to control ambient light when using flash. Today I will complete the list and provide my Pro’s and Con’s analysis of each. The list so far: Fast Shutter Speed + High … Continue reading

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High Speed Sync (continued)

High Speed Sync Part III In my last post, I hinted that there are five ways to kill the ambient light. So far we’ve covered two of the five ways: High Speed Sync – Using your shutter speed to dial … Continue reading

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Gear Talk: What to buy when you’re just starting out with off-camera-lighting

As the organizer of a local off camera lighting meetup.com group, the question I get asked the most is, “What equipment should I buy to get started with off-camera-lighting?”. And like most things, the answer to that is, “It depends.”. The factors to … Continue reading

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Vallejo Portrait Session w/Lindsay

Photography is not a crime  I thought I would start my first “real” post off with some shots I took a few days ago with Lindsay. I chose Mare Island in Vallejo California as my location – In retrospect, I’m … Continue reading

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