Why would you use four different cameras on set when recording a performance video? Well here’s why and how. The reason we shot this with several different cameras is very simple. It’s very difficult for performers to go through a physically demanding routine like this over and over again so we can get different […]
Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Welcome to the 360 degree view of lighting here on The Slanted Lens. Take a step with me into this 360 degree view where it’s interactive. You can see exactly where we set each one of our lights. You’ll be able to explore for yourself and see what we’re […]
Lighting outside with strobes while the sun is setting is a balancing act. In this photography tutorial I go through five steps on how to integrate strobe light better during the golden hour and improve your images so they don’t look strobe lit. Strobes allow you to adjust the light up and down to balance […]
Hi, this Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we’re shooting a fantasy portrait, and we’re using the new GFX 50S by Fujifilm. We’re going to see how it works and if, as a medium format camera, it can hold up to the rigors of shooting fast on the set of one of our […]
Harley Quinn and the Joker’s stylized looks recently took the world by storm in Suicide Squad. With the help of Teri Groves, we’re teaching you how to recreate the makeup for the characters, and then heading out for a fun photo shoot. We’ve got fog and gels and a huge fan on set, so let’s get started and […]
Hi this is Jay P. Morgan, and today on The Slanted Lens we’re lighting a kitchen disaster on set, with Jodie Sweetin. Jodie’s getting ready for the premiere of her new show, Fuller House. Jodie enjoys photographs with opposition, so we went with the ‘glamorous girl upfront with a kitchen disaster behind her’. This was not one of […]
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 […]
I want to show how grids work and how you can light with them while at the same time mixing them with tungsten light.
I am going to show you how to do a simple light setup for a person (or two Yetis) in order to be able to outline the subject from the background.
We are shooting a woman lying on a bed of garbage for a company called Mini Bini. We will combine NorthStar LED lights with tungsten lights to create a dreamy look.