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June 30, 2016

     So in many ways, one can use various types of soft boxes to add accent, hair light, edgy type of light but one of my all time favorites is the "Peter Hurley" type of lighting set up! I use 3 strip boxes to get the same type of effect, only using strobes instead of...

May 27, 2016



   It's been a while since my last post about various gear used by me for my business! ... Not that I haven't bought much in the way of gear, contrary to anyone thinking that, I have spent more than my share on various things in the past several years. From lenses, t...

June 19, 2015





So though the years, I have acquired many filters for using with the variaou different sizes of lens filter threads I have on my lenses. The range on mine go from 67mm to 77mm but after buying several of the screw on type, I started acquiring the Cokin system filte...

April 19, 2015

     What do I love about this meter? Just about everything it does! With this model from Sekonic, you can do things that a normal meter just can't do! Sure, most all meter's main function is to meter & tell you what settings to use but I want to tell others...

February 25, 2015

     So when it comes to various types of reflecting gear as well as diffusers, nothing comes close to the Skylite panels from Lastolite! From a rigid frame that breaks down for easy transport to many uses these panels can provide, it's no wonder many profess...

December 29, 2014



     When considering a background system to use, you have to think about what you will want from the system. When I first started to look at the types of backgrounds there are, I realized that having something that would work not only for studio sessions b...

December 7, 2014

     The Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17") 

 Softbox, on its first set up, can be a little intimidating when assembling or dis-assembling the rods! But if you know the thought behind the process of the velcro tabs on the front corners, it bec...

November 30, 2014

     When evaluating C-stands in the first part of the year, I was looking for not only a cheaper alternative in pricing, but also quality with a great value! I wanted certain things that I feel are important in the build quality of the stand itself! Things like a good...

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June 30, 2016