Foundations: Kit

With hundreds of different camera bodies and lenses to choose from, in addition to a limitless number of accessories, it’s tough to know where to draw the line when it comes to kit; there’s a fine balance between having what you really need and buying equipment that you’ll use only once. If you plan to offer studio shoots, then clearly …

Studio Lighting

If you’ve got a studio, then poor weather or the onset of night need never stop you shooting. However, even if you don’t have access to a studio, learning studio lighting will improve your available light and location light portraits. Simply visualise where you would place the lights in a studio setting, then find ways to replicate that with whatever …

Foundations

Foundations Your technical knowledge and skills empower you to take creative control. Understanding the nature of light enables you to manipulate it. Learning about the exposure triangle teaches you the limitations and compromises of digital photography. And the ability to shoot in manual mode means that you are making the decisions for your portrait photography, not your camera’s algorithm. Build ...