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The Drop on Floordrops

11. November 2012

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The Drop on Floordrops

In the past few years the use and sale of floordrops, or faux floors, has increased as manufacturers recognized a need and met it. Think of them as a backdrop, but for the floor. A floordrop is similar to a backdrop, but it goes on the floor instead of behind your subject. The point, of […]

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Gear Review – Optech Pro Strap

9. November 2011

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Gear Review – Optech Pro Strap

Anybody who owns a heavy camera knows the painful feeling in the neck and shoulders after hauling it around for a whole day. The first thing that many beginners struggle with is finding a comfortable way of carrying their camera for hours on end so they can enjoy taking photographs. This is where the Optech […]

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Shoot it Retro – Using Manual Focus Lenses

27. July 2011

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Shoot it Retro – Using Manual Focus Lenses

As many of you all know, I am a film shooter. I absolutely love the feel of the old, mechanical cameras in my hands. Everything is manual, from exposure, focusing to advancing the frame. There is a certain magic in the old processes for me. However, as much as I love film, I love the […]

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Behind the Scenes – with Ryan Klos

3. January 2011

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Behind the Scenes – with Ryan Klos

I recently collaborated with a stylist and makeup artist at a local salon for some portfolio work. They also wanted portraits to hang on their walls showcasing their work. To fit with the salon’s decor, these shots needed to be edgy, but not too far from classic glamour. Here are a few final edits. The […]

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Choosing the Right Lens

12. October 2010

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Choosing the Right Lens

Choosing the right lens can be a confusing process. Some are cheap while others with the same range may be more than double the price. How does that work? And how do you know what to look for anyway? Let’s break it down and figure out how to choose a lens that suits your needs. […]

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What’s your setup? – Michelle Moore

27. July 2010

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What’s your setup? – Michelle Moore

This week, Michelle Moore shares some of her favorite shots and setups. Here’s your chance to get a sneak peek into the mind of a true master! For more great images, be sure to visit Michelle on here blog. All Photos © Michelle Moore Emily Equipment Canon 1Ds Mark II, 85mm: 1/60 @ f/7.1; ISO […]

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What’s your setup? – Ryan Klos

15. July 2010

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What’s your setup? – Ryan Klos

I don’t know about you, but I love learning how other photographers work. From their lighting setup to post processing tips, I find it intriguing. Heck, I find it downright fascinating! You can only deconstruct an image so far without talking to the photographer who made it. Until you do, it’s pretty much speculation even […]

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