The Truth About Natural Light vs. OCF

I have seen many posts on social media and magazine articles about how much better Off-Camera Flash (OCF) is than natural light. Most examples I’ve seen have just been bad examples...

With A Little Help From Our Friends

by Gregory Daniel FDPE, FSA, M.Photog. CR., CPP, F-ASP Sometimes we just need a little help from our friends... our equipment in this case.  As most of you already know, I am...

Mixed Light and HyperSync

"Having fled the city. Narissa has removed her mask and is seeing her true self for the very first time." by Dave Montizambert This image of model Kelsey Barnwell is a study in...

“Position Matters” by Cris Duncan

In a previous article we discussed a critical law to understand before lighting your subjects, The size of the source relative to the distance from subject. If you missed the previous...

Using Off-Camera Flash Creatively

Although I have been using OCF (off-camera flash) for many years, there was a time in the beginning of my career that it terrified me. I had no idea what it...

“Size Matters” by Cris Duncan

"Size Matters" by Cris Duncan Photography - (definition) the art or process of producing images by the action of radiant energy and especially light on a sensitive surface. Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Photography is indeed an...

One Light

We have all heard the Genesis story about how God created light and it was good. “One light to rule the day and one the night...” it continues. When I was...