DIY Photography Backdrops: Using a Pallet "Studio"
Looking for an inexpensive way to make yourself a variety of backgrounds for your food and small object photography? Get ideas for taking better food and craft photos for your blog… Or take better pictures for selling small items on ebay… Part 1… Make yourself a pallet studio- on the cheap, and see how you can change it up!
IKEA Continuous Ring Light - DIY Photography
I know you love continuous light ring lights, both for stills and video, however, one of the most common responses is that it is too complex to build and the need for woodmanship. Well, aside from providing paper furniture and raw beauty dishes, IKEA seems to have solved the ring light issues as well. With the (sadly discontinued) Kvartil Chandelier. Sadly IKEA, not realizing the product potential for photographers, has discontinued the product. The concept however is too good not to be…
Five Great Flash Techniques To Improve Your Photography Light - DIY Photography
So, you moved your light off camera (very good) and looking for some new ways to explore more lighting options. Some of the most interesting light can come from doing the unexpected with your flash. Here are five great techniques to boost your off camera lighting. After exploring those five you'll have a great toolbox for shooting pictures with off camera flash.
The overall illumination look that has become so popular is most easily attained by using a ring light, shooting close to the subject through the center of the light. Learn how to build and use you…