Angus Thomas

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Helpful Tutorial Breaks Down The Basics of Understanding Flash Sync Speeds

When you’re first starting to experiment with using strobes, it’s easy to get confused by all the talk of flash durations, flash sync speeds, and the …

Step By Step How to Do a Head Shot on a White Background

Come join me on a real client shoot! We'll show you how to set up a seamless backdrop, dial in the studio lights, and take great head shots!

World's Smallest Wireless Flash Trigger Ever, Now Available for $39

While there may be many wireless flash trigger systems, one common denominator to almost all of them is size. Most of them are a bit big, and these …

Macarons

Don’t Be Afraid of High ISO on Modern DSLR Cameras

As the internet grows and grows, photography tutorials are becoming more and more abundant. All that information can be a good thing, but it can also …

DSLR Cameras

Make a Pop-Up Flash Diffuser with an Empty Milk Jug

Flash diffusers, as we've seen often, can shave years off your photos by softening the hard light from the flash. This DIY project using a milk jug …

Milk

Traveling Light

Having traveled more in the last five years than in all of the previous forty three, I finally feel like I have found a comfort zone as a traveling …

Tips for Dark Beauty Stylized Portrait Photography

When shooting a portrait, the conventional wisdom involves using bright, evenly-coloured light to bring out the model’s sweet inner glow. Sometimes, …

Controlling Canon Speedlites as Slaves—Part Two: The Fundamentals of Optical Wireless

• Part One: 600EX-RT as Radio Slave <br>• Part Two: Fundamentals of Optical Wireless (this part)<br>• Part Three: Setting Up Speedlites as Optical Slaves …

On Assignment: Cheap Portable Studio, Pt. 1

<i>UPDATE: You can see the result on Laurie Reuben's site, here.</i><p>Still riffing on Monday's post about studio-vs.-location, here's another reason I am not …

Greg Heisler BTS: Bono/Gates for Time

This video marks the last of Profoto's Greg Heisler BTS series.<p>In today's BTS, Heisler does some pretty cool problem-solving before the fact only to …

The Photogenic SB2432: Best Speedlite Softbox Ever?

The Cardinal Rule of photography is that boredom leads to creativity. The other day while bored in my room, I started playing around with the …

Adorama Flashpoint Gets Into the Speedlite Softbox Market

Adorama today is announcing a new 24″ x 24″ softbox complete with mounting brackets for speedlites. This box is much different than the Impact 24″ x …