Today on The Slanted Lens we’re looking at a fast, effective way to take 3 different styles of corporate headshots in less than an hour! Corporate Headshots When you are shooting corporate portraits and headshots, especially when shooting for magazines, people are going to want more than one look! They may ask you for an […]
Lighting a room is a lot easier said than done! Today on the Laws of Light we are demonstrating how to properly setup your lights so that your shots look spectacular. Lighting the Inside of a Room Most rooms have a window. We most definitely need to figure out how we are going to use that […]
A picture is worth a thousand words. It’s also a great way to start a video- thumbnails! Today on The Slanted Lens we are talking about the need to shoot stills for thumbnails when you shoot video. The Importance of Thumbnails No matter what you are filming, from interviews to marketing videos, you need to […]
The C-Stand Controversy Today on The Slanted Lens we are going to be confronting the C-stand controversy! Whenever I talk about C-stands people ask me where they should put the legs; so I have decided to tackle this question once and for all! The “Film School” Way to Set Up a C-Stand Why do we use C-stands? […]
Register for my Lighting on Location Photography Workshop today! Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens, we’re going to show you how to take harsh sun, and turn it into a beautiful soft keylight, using a translucent reflector. Let’s take a look at the footage we shot, out at a vintage […]
Visit our store to buy your Keep on Clickin’ t-shirts! Hi I’m Jay P. Morgan and today on The Slanted Lens I’m going to teach you how to fire your strobes using sound. Today’s lesson comes to you through a lot of trial and error. That’s just the nature of the beast when you’re triggering […]
Shop with our new affiliate program from Samy’s Camera to help keep these lessons from The Slanted Lens coming. Hi this is Jay P. Morgan. Today I’m going to take you through the process of photographing Lincoln at Gettysburg. Yesterday we came up here to Little Round Top. We settled Lincoln here on the corner. […]
Hi this is Jay P Morgan and today on The Slanted Lens we’re reviewing a new product from Datacolor. It’s called the Spyder5PRO. The Spyder5PRO is a monitor color calibrating software. It’s made so you can calibrate your monitor to help you get a consistent image, to know if your images are exposed correctly, […]
In this lighting tutorial we take a look at the basics of lighting reflectors and how to use them on location. This is a beginning look at reflectors.
Shooting time–lapse is one of the great adventures of still photography. In this lesson I will show how to shoot and light a simple time-lapse sequence.