The Best Approach to Product Photography Lighting is Top Back Lighting. It is the foundation for all product photography. Learn how to get impressive images from this photography tutorial about top back lighting. This is one of the best ways to light your product shots or food photography. This is my favorite lighting when […]
Hi, this Jay P. Morgan. Today on the Laws of Light I want to talk about different qualities of light, mixing different qualities of light in the same image. We talk so often about feathering and cutting and augmenting light, but rarely do we talk about the fact that sometimes you need two or […]
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 […]
5 One Light Portrait Set-ups – Interactive Lighting Tutorial in 360 Hi, this is Jay P Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we’re going to do five portrait lighting positions in 360. We want you to be able to slip into the scene and to be able to scroll around and see exactly 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 […]
You can take one of the most boring lights in the world and make it look pretty interesting. These flat panel LEDs can be very difficult to modify, and most people use them incorrectly. They just throw them up and aim them directly at your talent. When you do that, you get very, very […]
Three easy ways to determine the power output for your strobes when shooting in daylight. Learn how to match the aperture you’ve chosen when balancing strobes with sunlight. Any of these 3 effective ways will help determine the power output of your strobes or flash when you’re outside working with strobes and daylight on location. […]
I used to think ND filters were a JOKE but I stand very corrected in this new Laws of Light comparing ND filters to high speed sync and showing how to balance them with harsh outside light and shadows.
Learn how to use a beauty dish INSIDE and OUT in our latest video in the Laws of Light series! We take this amazing collapsible beauty dish from Westcott from our studio setup to an epic sunset to show you how to truly master the beauty dish.