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The Academy with John Gress

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This simple cover for your soft boxes will help you create dramatic images that look like they were taken with a Maxi Brute, Audience Blinder or Mole Richardson Fay circular continuous lights.
05/26/2022
Gear

Review: Why you should buy Pro Light Mods

This simple cover for your soft boxes will help you create dramatic images that look like they were taken with a Maxi Brute, Audience...

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In today's video I am going to share the 10 worst photo and video purchases I have made over the course of my 20 plus year career.
05/21/2022
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The 10 worst purchases I have ever made!

In today's video I am going to share the 10 worst photo and video purchases I have made over the course of my 20...

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After I bought the Canon EOS R5, I switched over almost all of my lenses from the EF mount to the RF mount. But now I am unsure which lens is he best lens in different situations. So in today's video, I am going to test if the RF70-200 f4 at 70mm outperforms the RF 28-70mm f/2.0 at 70mm in the studio at f4, 5.6 and f8.
05/02/2022
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Review: Is the Canon EOS RF 70-200mm f4 or RF 28-70mm f2 a better choice at 70mm for R5 studio photographers?

After I bought the Canon EOS R5, I switched over almost all of my lenses from the EF mount to the RF mount. But...

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In today's video I am going to go over how I travel with my gear, including may cases and everything in them! Then at 19:27 I share how I check my bags for free at the airport!
04/18/2022
Gear , Pre-Production

How I travel with all of my lighting gear and check my bags for free!

In today's video I am going to go over how I travel with my gear, including may cases and everything in them! Then at...

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After I bought the Canon EOS R5, I switched over almost all of my lenses from the EF mount to the RF mount. But now I am unsure which lens is he best lens in different situations. So in today's video, I am going to test if the RF70-200 f4 outperforms the RF 85mm f1.2 in the studio at f4, 5.6 and f8.
04/04/2022
Gear

Review: Is the Canon EOS RF 70-200mm or f4.0 RF 85mm f1.2 a better choice for R5 studio photographers?

After I bought the Canon EOS R5, I switched over almost all of my lenses from the EF mount to the RF mount. But...

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Is the Nanlite Forza 500 significantly brighter than the FS-300?
12/11/2021
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Is the Nanlite Forza 500 significantly brighter than the FS-300?

Is the Nanlite Forza 500 significantly brighter than the FS-300?

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Review: Is the Canon EOS RF 70-200mm f2.8 or f4.0 a better choice for studio photographers?
12/04/2021
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Review: Is the Canon EOS RF 70-200mm f2.8 or f4.0 a better choice for studio photographers?

Review: Is the Canon EOS RF 70-200mm f2.8 or f4.0 a better choice for studio photographers?

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Tenba Cinelux24 how i rig my C70
10/17/2021
Gear

How I rig my Canon Cinema EOS C70. Plus, What’s in my new Tenba Cinelux 24 bag!

Moving over to my new Tenba Cinelux 24" Shoulder Bag and how my rig my Canon C70

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Whether you’re a commercial photographer, a headshot photographer or just trying to perfect your lighting in the studio, tethering is a great way to elevate your work, keep your clients happy and increase sales.
09/11/2021
Fundamentals , Gear

Why you should tether plus troubleshooting in C1 and Lightroom Classic

Whether you’re a commercial photographer, a headshot photographer or just trying to perfect your lighting in the studio, tethering is a great way to...

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In this review I will go over the specs and my experience using the One, Elinchrom's first battery powered monolight which is capable of 725 full powered flashes (131 watt-second) on one charge, TTL & HHS.
08/10/2021
Gear

The new Elinchrom One is a 131ws battery powered monolight with HHS & TTL

In this review I will go over the specs and my experience using the One, Elinchrom's first battery powered monolight which is capable of...

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Slowing down and being deliberate can be the key to improving your work and precision framing can reduce time wasted in post.
08/06/2021
Fundamentals , Gear

Why I did a 180 when it comes to using a tripod for studio portrait photography

Slowing down and being deliberate can be the key to improving your work and precision framing can reduce time wasted in post.

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Watch as I move my lighting gear and accessories from the Pelican Storm iM2975 to the Tenba Transport Air Case Attache, 3220W
07/24/2021
Gear

Whats in my bag: Moving my lights to the Tenba 3220w from the Pelican Storm iM2975

Watch as I move my lighting gear and accessories from the Pelican Storm iM2975 to the Tenba Transport Air Case Attache, 3220W

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