Category Archives: photographic lighting

Is the Time of Day Important?

  Over the years a lot of ink has been spilled over the issue of light in photography.  The “golden hour” is the holy grail of photographic light.  The “golden hour(s)” are those times right after sunrise and just before … Continue reading

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Select Portfolio 04

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Jim the Photographer, Manchester CT  e-mail: Select Portfolio 4:  Brianne Welcome to the fourth page of my select portfolio!  To best view the images, right click them and open in a new tab or page. This is Brianne at … Continue reading

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The Sunny 16 Rule

I read a number of photography forums and I regularly read questions to the effect, “I’ve decided to shoot in manual mode.  What do I do now?” Shooting in manual mode is good because it gives you the greatest possible … Continue reading

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I Drank The Kool-Aid

When you’ve been around photography for even a short time, you hear of every gadget that will take your photography to the next level.  They promise to give your photographs that extra bit of “umph”.  I recently saw a video … Continue reading

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White Balance

Why do my photos have a funny tint to them?  Sometimes they seem bluish, sometimes they seem reddish, sometimes greenish, sometimes they just don’t seem right! Different light sources have different colors, the colors are measured on the Kelvin Scale–and, … Continue reading

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Selena Photo Shoot

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What Happens When a Photo Shoot “Goes South”?

Brittney set up an appointment for an outdoor photo shoot for herself and her two-year-old son, Ethan.  I prepared for the photo shoot as I normally would. I planned on using my YN460 speed light off camera. I packed a … Continue reading

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