How I Took It 2012

How To Give An Old Nifty-Fifty A New Life

Nov 6, 2012
Udi Tirosh

It was almost a year ago that Maciej Pietuszynski shared a quick and dirty tutorial on creating a tilt lens from an old Nifty-Fifty and…

How To Build DIY variable ND-Filter (And Motivate Your Models)

Oct 24, 2012
Udi Tirosh

We have just over a month and a week left for our “how I took contest” and I wanted to share one of the great…

How To Shoot A Mini Noir Scene On A Table Top

Oct 12, 2012
Udi Tirosh

This entry to the How I Took It contest by Cheyne from Firebird Photography a studio specializing in retro portraits completely took me by surprise….

How To Build A Rain Machine

Oct 5, 2012
Udi Tirosh

Our How I Took I contest is quickly gaining critical mass with all the great tutorials being submitted by you guys. Got some great news…

How To Give Your Models Alien Catch Lights Using A Huge Ring Square Light

Sep 26, 2012
Udi Tirosh

Brian from Undefined Images made an interesting submission to our How I Took It contest. While we’ve had ringlights show stars catchlights before, we never…

Gorgeous Soft Light With One Speedlite

Sep 12, 2012
Udi Tirosh

In this tutorial Andrea Cosentino shares his technique for getting a very distinct soft light look using a wall and one strobe. This is Andrea’s…

How to Shoot the Moon – in Honor of Neil Armstrong

Sep 1, 2012
Udi Tirosh

Submissions for our How I Took It contest are starting to roll in and today I would like to share an interesting submission that has…

How I Took It 2012 Contest

Aug 21, 2012
Udi Tirosh

UPDATE: A huge thank you for everyone who took part in this adventure. It was overwhelming. You can see the final results here. DIYP has…