Photography Tips Blog
DIY portable power system for Paul C. Buff monolights: Vagabond III? I rarely shoot on locations, always feel more comfortable working in the studio. In most cases there is a power outlets on location, I had only a few where it was too far from the lights
Art Reproduction Photography: lighting the masterpiece Recently I have a very interesting experience working for Janis Wilson Hughes, shooting her sculptures for an exhibition. It was interesting because I did not shoot art pieces before, most of my photography
Lens and lights for super macro photography: Surgery on a shooting table Do you know what surgical forcep is? According to Wikipedia: “Forceps are used when fingers are too large to grasp small objects or when many objects need to be held at one time
Digital Camera buying guide: What is good to know before buying one I was asked many times what camera and/or lens I would recommend to buy in given price range, so I’ve decided to answer this question on my blog, next time I can direct people to this article.
The beauty of glass and aluminum: working on location Last week I had this nice assignment: on-location shoot for Vieler International LP (www.vieler.com). The company was established in 1913, now 3rd generation 100% family-owned business, specializing
Pentax 40MP 645D medium format DSLR announced Pentax? I almost forgot that they are exists, was never looking at their 35mm DSLR cameras, knowing that there was nothing for me as a professional shooter. On other hand, my older friends in photography were talking about
In studio test: Hasselblad H3D-31 v.s Canon 1Ds Mark III mounted on large format camera I had an opportunity ( many thanks to John Williams from Hotwire Digital) to play with this beast, Hasselblad H3D -31 few month ago, eventually got time to write this short review
Watch photo shoot: Advantages of using tilt-shift camera adapter I continue to use my tilt-shift adapter for DSLR, and now I explore the limits of the system. Below is the watch, at a very narrow angle, shoot by using Rodenstock Rodagon APO 80mm F4 lens
Photography for packaging: simple steps on how to have it done right About 30% of studio work I do is for packaging, and I would like to share what I have learned. Simple tips and rules on how to make product look best on a package. Shooting product for a package
Studio in your hands: Portable lighting setup for event photography I am not an event photographer, but like any of you I enjoy shooting events I participate in. Let me show what I use to get studio-like lighting in any regular size room
Photographing jewelry: the lighting setup, tips and tricks plus bonus video When one of our client’s asked me to shoot several bracelets, at first it looked like an easy task, but when we started to talk about the technical requirements, the photo session
Ricoh GXR interchangeable unit camera: Point and shoot for a pro? Ricoh GXR camera Eventually Ricoh has unveiled its first digital system camera: GRX. This is a quite unusual camera, without shutter and sensor in a camera body .