Product samples

As I’m working on building my first wedding gift registry page, I found I still needed some photos of my product samples.   The gift registry is almost ready, but first I thought I would put these up separately–as they won’t all get in the gift registry.  Once I personalize some of the sustainable packaging from Loktah this year (Bride and Groom names!), I’ll add some photos of those (You can see the 4×6 box has my own logo for now) so stay tuned…  These I already have around, and show wedding clients when we meet, but I’ve needed some …

Photographer’s hangout #2, small flash

Our 2nd weekly hangout was a success!   Let me cut to the chase and post a big thanks to all the fantastic photographers that joined us to talk small flash, lighting, ‘flow’, etc.  We went international with Jonathon being in Australia (a summer afternoon at the time).  Seriously, go check out their work.  Super inspiring stuff: The always sucksessful Zack Arias (Atlanta and beyond) The venerable wedding lighting ninja, Ryan Brenizer (NYC and beyond) The whack-job from Australia, Jonathan Dear The fashionable Polina Osherov (Indy) The notorious Nate Clendenin (North Carolina) The lighting cowboy of the Southwest, Scotty Chanson (Southern …

Speedlighting talk and demo

Below is a demo I did today at Purdue with a class of juniors in photography. We only got to do 3 out of the 5 looks I had planned, but they turned out pretty well.  Should be going back to do studio strobes, and visit another sophomore class for speedlighting.  Fun times! Basic one-light and reflector with additional light on BG.  CTO gel on main light and blue gel on BG: Gels and mixing colors:Lighting through a bedsheet: