March 8, 2016 seth

Introduction to concepts Food photography is becoming a muse of mine. I love the process of creating the food, styling it just so, and then working on a final image. In this tutorial I will teach you how to make an image similar to the one above using a styling element like honey that ‘dies’ really quickly in front of the camera. What I mean by ‘dies’ is that it’s hard to maintain the firm, beautiful look of drops of honey over the course of time. You may have already inferred that this final image is a composite and requires…

January 5, 2016 seth 1Comment

When I got started with speed lights I couldn’t have told you which way was up! There is so much information floating around that it’s hard to make sense of it all. To be clear, I wrote this not as a guide to everything related to speed lights, but as a post aimed at getting you in the speed light game with workable knowledge and without breaking the budget. You already know that you want to use the speed lights off camera and you don’t want to be tethered to them with a wire. Maybe you’ve even done some research….