Ever since tiny LED lights gained enough power and reliability to be used in commercial settings, they have been an option for not just video work, but also stills photography. Constant illumination may seem reserved for video work, but more and more photographers are using constant LED lighting as more predictable light-shaping solutions. This is
Off-Camera Light Modifiers
If you have ever ventured into the world of product photography, then you are most probably already familiar with the usefulness of using a lightbox. For the uninitiated, a lightbox provides even and soft lighting when photographing a product. This even lighting is usually achieved by light sources being positioned at either the sides or
If you have been using speedlites in your camera lighting setup for some time, there will come a point where you utter the Captain Kirk-like statement, ‘we need more power!’ Speedlites, or flashguns, are a great solution for most shooting scenarios, but they only have a relatively limited amount of wattage compared to studio lighting.
Any photographer, whether they are amateur or professional, knows the significance of light in photography. Without ideal lighting, the photos will not turn out perfect. But for the light to be just right, photographers use many additional pieces of equipment which help them shape or restrict light to get it exactly how they want. If