“Placement Matters” by Cris Duncan

Placement Matters by Cris Duncan In previous articles, we have discussed a few critical laws to understand before lighting your subjects. First, the size of the source relative to the distance from subject....

Light Painting with Jeffrey Eatley

My assignment, besides creating images for every vehicle that crossed the dealership’s lot, was to create a special image for advertising once a week. This week, my client brought in an...

“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...

Controlling Light Direction

by Alison Carlino, Texas School Instructor No matter the genre of photography, one quickly realizes that he/she has to learn to control the direction, color, quantity, and quality of the light falling...