DIY

The Standard 3-Point Lighting Technique

Sep 22, 2007
Udi Tirosh

One of the oldest lighting techniques in the book is called “Three Point Lighting”. It is vastly used in studio photography and by snobby fashion…

DIY built-in pop-up flash diffuser (soft screen)

Sep 22, 2007
Udi Tirosh

Why spend a fortune on an on-camera softscreen diffuser? (OK, 9 dollars are hardly a fortune, yet…). This guest post by Huy Hoang shows you…

Studio lighting – Homemade Softbox Ring For SB or Flash Speedlight

Sep 15, 2007
Udi Tirosh

Tim from Chicago was using translucent umbrellas to get diffusion out of his flash speedlights. This was his home grown studio. When he switched to…

DIY – Using Clamps As Flash Light Stands

Sep 7, 2007
Udi Tirosh

As part of the light stand frenzy that’s been going on here, I thought I’d introduce you to another way of placing a flash on…

DIY – hacking the sync outled for an ebay remote

Sep 4, 2007
Udi Tirosh

I finally got my slave flash from eBay. This is extra cool, because unlit now I had to choose between two alternatives – none was…

DIY – Homemade Speedlite “Snoot”

Aug 31, 2007
Udi Tirosh

This guest post was written by Leann Wrightsman, a photo DIY-er extraordinaire. This snoot making article has one of the best effort to result ratio….

DIY – The Plaster Spatula Lighting Stand

Aug 31, 2007
Udi Tirosh

One of the challenging lighting setups that I have encountered deals with setting up a lighting environment in small spaces. Spaces like working dens, children…

DIY – The Panorama Head El Cheapo!

Jul 27, 2007
Udi Tirosh

How to take good panoramas? Sounds simple, right? Take some shots with some overlapping landscape, go to your favorite stitching software, and stitch them up…

Flash photography – ACE of bounce

Jul 23, 2007
Udi Tirosh

Step right up, young man, my lady. Come photographers – You are about to see some card magic that will leave you amazed. This very…

Studio DIY – Softboxing The World – A Home Grown Softbox

Jul 7, 2007
Udi Tirosh

A softbox is a studio thingy that professional photographers use on their studios. Why? for a couple of reasons. For one thing, softboxes create a…