Posts tagged Lighting
The Basics of Using Speedlights

Here's a post for the people who own a Speedlight but have no clue how to use it.  This is the post I wish I had when I first got into using flash.  Instead I was the idiot who spent two years using TTL or straight-up guessing.  Don't be like I was.  Read this post.  It's way better than reading the manual, and it covers probably 90% of what you need to know to understand your flash!

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Why You Should Think Twice Before Investing in Pro Lighting Gear

I know how it feels to be frozen in your tracks at B&H staring at some Profoto, Wescott, or Dedolight gear, dreaming of a bank account that could afford your wildest dreams.  It's hard to look away, and it will haunt your every waking moment... alright, I'm being melodramatic, but you get my point.  Here's the thing though, there are many instances where (despite how you may desperately try to justify it to yourself) it's not necessary whatsoever.

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