DIY

The Easy Tripod to Reflector Holder Conversion

Jul 26, 2008
Udi Tirosh

This is another fun project from the factory of reader Jerry Hamby. It is a reflector holder from a $9.99 tripod, a 3ft long piece…

The Green Bean Hair Light

Jul 23, 2008
Udi Tirosh

Reader Jerry Hamby just sent in this great hair light project. It is made from a cheapo 45 ws ebay flash and – believe it…

Reflector Card Cheat Sheet

Jul 1, 2008
Udi Tirosh

My previous cheat sheet dealt with the impact of light position on portraiture. The idea was that you can print this cheat sheet and carry…

Two Great Weekend Projects – Striplight and Softbox

Jun 29, 2008
Udi Tirosh

Do you know those weekends when it is just to hot to get out of the home? Well just for those weekends we have a…

Portrait Lighting Cheat Sheet Card

Jun 18, 2008
Udi Tirosh

Setting up lighting for a portrait can be quite a complex task. If you, like me, are using small strobes which have mo modeling light…

Spiderlite in Action

Jun 14, 2008
Udi Tirosh

A while back I posted a great lighting project by Alex Campagna called the DIY Spiderlight. The project successfully aimed at building the Wescott TD5…

A Portrait Trio – 1 Jim, 1 Model and 1 Light

Jun 5, 2008
Udi Tirosh

Pro Photo Life is a site to adore. Jim features videos, business articles and Lighting and studio techniques and plain fun. His latest installment is…

The Roller Aerial Monopod

Jun 2, 2008
Udi Tirosh

The following tutorial on building an Ariel Monopod is a guest post by Adam Hajnos. Recently I was carrying around my camera and tripod at…

Studio DIY: Gel Holder for Flash

May 31, 2008
Udi Tirosh

Craig Colvin (Flickr) came up with a great design for a gel holder on a flash. The design includes an L shaped plexiglass. Now, if…

Even Better Softbox Part Two – The Test Results

May 29, 2008
Udi Tirosh

Nick rocks again with a follow up on the Better Softbox – a comparison of softbox lining materials. One of the questions asked in the…