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The Academy with John Gress

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Chicago Photographer John Gress Steady Focused Interview
03/08/2017
Advertising , Headshots , Lifestyle , Portrait , The Academy , Video

Steady Focused Interview: Going Full Circle

A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure and honor of spending the lunch hour chatting with Simeon Hendrix, and recording an interview...

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Cheetah Stands Ricebowl RB-120 during a color temperature test. The modifier had no effect on the lights color temp.
01/16/2017
Lighting Technique

Should photographers care about modifier color temperatures when shooting portraits?

After buying three new softboxes I had two questions: 1. What are the color temperatures of all of my modifiers? 2. Do Kelvin temperature...

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Profoto D1 500 AIR Monolight acute2 dome color balance test
12/29/2016
Gear

Does using a Profoto Glass Cover D1 Frosted dome or a Acute / Pro head make a difference?

Test results & review showing if using a Profoto Glass Cover dome or a Profoto Acute or Pro head makes a difference compared to...

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03/28/2012
Gear

It’s Christmas in March – New Cameras!

It's an exciting day! Right before I left town I got a call from Adorama saying two Canon 5D Mark III cameras were on...

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