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Fotodiox Parabolic Softbox - 80in (200cm)

By Far my Studio Favorite The one I use Fotodiox Parabolic Softbox - 80in (200cm) with Bowens Speedring for Bowens,...

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Will a better camera take better pictures?

Should you buy a new camera? Will you photos be better? I was discussing with someone about the difference of Taking...

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What is a test shoot?

What is a test shoot and what is it for? My test shoots are low key off the cuff collaborations, and sometimes we get...

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C-Stand vs Light Stand for Photography

Everyone seams to use a C-Stand, but do they know why?

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My Tether Cart

I use a mobile workbench vs the portable dolly/tether carts

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Tether Tools Active Extension

I prefer an active extension vs a standard cable and here is why...

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Matthews Stands - My workhorse stands

My main workhorse stands in the studio

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Kupo Grip Arm 40 inch

Grip Arm, used to hold lights and muslin and other stuff

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Godox AD600BM - My key light and my Location Light

A gread battery powered strobe. I basicaly have two configurations of this light, one for my paras and the standard for my location work.

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General Purpose Light Stands

The PBL light stands are my general purpose light stands. I have had no issue putting a 7ft umberella on one of these stands.

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Fotodiox Parabolic Softbox - 80in (200cm)

By Far my Studio Favorite The one I use Fotodiox Parabolic Softbox - 80in (200cm) with Bowens Speedring for Bowens, Calumet, Interfit and Compatible Lights - Silver Reflective Interior with Double Diffusion Panels  

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Foldable Beauty Dishes

I use 3 main foldable beauty dishes  

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Godox AD600 Bulb Extension

I use the following on my AD600 This is used to extend the bulb out past the Bowens mount to allow better fill into the modifier. I use this with beauty dishes and mostly my parabolics.

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Inverse Square Law for Photographers

A lot of you have heard it, some have not, but don't worry, we are not going to talk about the technical parts, we just going to show you how to use it.

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Will a better camera take better pictures?

Should you buy a new camera? Will you photos be better?

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What is a test shoot?

What is a test shoot and what is it for?

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How much should I charge?

Some information for you when setting your rates. Deciding how much to charge is more than one thinks.

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Photo Cropping - How do I frame or crop my photos

A quick glimpse in how I choose to frame or crop my beauty shots. I apply this concept to most of my shots as well.

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Samys Photo School Lookbook

LookBook - eCom

In this workshop Michael will explain and guide you through the setup, lens selection and the shooting process.

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Sensor Size Simulator

Online tool to view the differences in sensor sizes

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Exposure Simulator

Online tool for understanding the relation between Shutter, f/Stop, ISO and some Flash.

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Portrait Lens Selection

Portrait lens selection and the compression effects

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