Articles tagged "studio-lighting"

Joe McNally asks, 'What's not possible?'

Joe's latest blog post takes Nikon SB-5000 speedlights and a ton of talented folks to transform portrait subjects from the ordinary to the surreal.

Simple Studio Technique: Pet Portraits

Man’s best friend isn’t necessarily the most cooperative portrait subject. After spending some time photographing dogs (and a few cats) awaiting adoption at a local shelter, we’ve learned some lessons and have a number of tips for better pet portraits. Read more

Bowens introduces Limelight Mosaic LED panels with better color accuracy

UK lighting manufacturer Bowens has announced an update to its Limelite Mosaic LED panels that it claims is 'significantly more colour accurate than previous models.' Read more

Broncolor launches range of softbox edge masks for rim light effect

Swiss lighting brand broncolor has announced a range of diffuser panels for its softboxes that help to create a rim light effect when the subject is positioned in front of the softbox. Read more

Broncolor launches battery-powered Siros studio heads for location photographers

Swiss lighting manufacturer bronocolor has announced the Siros 400 L and 800 L, a pair of battery-powered studio heads. Read more

Phottix launches Cerberus adapter for using hotshoe flashes in Bowens and Elinchrom studio head modifiers

Flash manufacturer Phottix has launched a new adapter that is designed to allow hotshoe flash units to be used with standard studio accessories, such as softboxes, umbrellas and snoots. Read more

Flashpoint Budget Studio Monolight Review

The Flashpoint Budget Studio Monolights are Adorama's answer for cash-strapped photographers looking to build their own studio. Is there enough bang to back the budget price tag? Find out in our review.

Do-It-Yourself lights for product photographers: step-by-step tutorial
This step-by-step "behind the scenes" tutorial shows how to produce a stunning product shot on a very modest budget using ONLY household lights from a home improvement store plus some creativity.
The One-Light Studio
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Creative and dramatic studio lighting does not have to involve a lot of gear. In this article, photographer Thomas Park demonstrates a range of creative possibilities that can be achieved using a single light in the studio.
Buyer's Guide: 10 Home Studio Lighting Kits
Studio lights are available in a wide variety of performance levels and price points. The following guide looks at ten pre-packaged studio lighting bundles that cover a range of applications and include everything you'll need to get started.