Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we’re going to take a look at how to light a car. There are some simple steps you can go through to get a beautiful image of a car every time. They’re not difficult and does not take a lot of equipment. It’s […]
Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we are traveling through small little towns way off from the beaten path going through Utah into Arizona and then Nevada. And our goal is just to find interesting people to photograph. We’re going to stop and ask at a restaurant or a […]
In this tutorial we show you how to use umbrellas to do one light studio portraits. Umbrellas are the ultimate bounce modifier. We talk about why use them, how to use them, the quality of light you get from seven foot translucent diffusion, black/white and black/silver umbrellas. Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on […]
It’s Jay P here with another episode on lighting. This week we compared the pros and cons of strobes vs. continuous light and conducted some indoor and outdoor lighting tests between the two for you to decide which one to use when you are shooting. Thanks to our model Elena G. (@elenahappiness) for helping to […]
This is Jay P here with quick Laws of Light video on high-speed sync. How do you use high-speed sync? When would you use it? And how to set it up. These questions will all be answered by the end of this video! What is it? High-speed sync is the ability to sync your strobes […]
We are going to use 100 Lume Cubes to teach you how continuous light can be used on a film set. Seeing is Believing Using continuous light on set for still photography is a great way to learn photographic concepts and getting you comfortable with lighting techniques. Since continuous light never turns off, it’s much easier […]
Sunsets Ah, sunsets. They are wonderful and a great time to shoot. But sometimes you end up fighting for light and not getting the shots you want. Well, fret not my friend. Strobes are the solution. And I know you think they’re scary, but once you master this technique, you’ll be capturing the moments that […]
My Lighting on Location Workshop is April 30th. Save 10% off registration with code “earlybird” at checkout by April 1st. Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we’re going to take a wonderful portrait of Mario here bathed in blue light with a double rim. And then we’re going to use […]
Today on the Slanted Lens, we’re going to show you how to freeze action with strobes, not high speed sync, but freezing action with monoblocks in normal flash mode.
I am reviewing some bokeh basics by using a double rim/key light setup on our couple and trying out different lenses.