Category Archives: lessons learned

Using the Histogram to Ensure Proper Skin Tone

In this post I will demonstrate how to check for proper skin exposure both in-camera and in Photoshop using the built in histogram tool. I used to get faked out by the LCD screen on my 5D all the time. Everything would … Continue reading

Posted in exposure, information, lessons learned, off-camera-flash, photoshop

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

As the organizer of a local off camera lighting 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

Posted in gear, information, lessons learned, off-camera-flash, pocket wizard