STROBIST DVDs Released
The venerable David Hobby, single handedly responsible for keeping sales of Nikon SB-800 flashes and Pocket Wizard remotes well above average, has just released his 8-disc Strobist Lighting Seminar set.
There’s some whining and complaining going on about David’s choice to focus on content over production value, and some about the $139 price tag, but the 200,000 readers of Hobby’s Strobist blog can’t all be wrong – the man has made a niche for himself teaching strong, simple off-camera lighting. If you’re interested in putting yourself through an off-camera lighting bootcamp, this is a phenomenal deal. Read more about it here.
Increase The Inputs
Running dry? Looking for inspiration? Here’s a simple solution: increase the inputs. Watch something inspiring or educational. Read something you wouldn’t otherwise read. Attend a workshop. Go to Borders or Barnes and Noble and pick up a photography book by someone you’ve never heard of who shoots in a style you’d never shoot. Here’s some [...]
Kelby Online Training – New Ziser Class Online
I’ve already told you about what a great value Kelby Online Training is. NAPP members get it for something like $17/month for unlimited access to some really great videos. Scott Kelby announced yesterday that David Ziser’s new class has been posted and this morning I watched the whole thing from beginning to end – not [...]
High Dynamic Range
In terms of light, digital camera sensors are incapable of seeing the kind of range that the human eye can see. So in a scene with heavy highlights and dark shadows, the human eye can process both and retain details in the light and shadows. The camera can’t yet do this. So in these situations [...]