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NKI Kinetic 512gb CFexpress Type B memory card
06/23/2021
Gear

$300 512GB CFexpress Cards for the the Canon R5 8K RAW Video

NKI Kenetic asked me if I would be interested in trying out and reviewing their 512gb CFexpress Type B memory cards for Canon EOS...

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Live: Mixing flash with ambient light outdoors June 17, 2021
06/19/2021
Live

Live: Mixing flash with ambient light indoors June 19, 2021

This video covers positioning, HHS (high speed sync) modifiers and more.

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11 Studio must haves, oops I forgot about a clothing rack, steamer and speaker.
06/18/2021
Gear

11 must haves that every photo studio needs!

11 Studio must haves, oops I forgot about a clothing rack, steamer and speaker.

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Why I don't like to be on camera. Plus three great interview lighting setups for video using Nanlites
06/09/2021
Gear , Lighting Technique

Why I don’t like to be on camera. Plus three great interview lighting setups for video using Nanlites

Three ways to light an interview and finding the best lighting for your subjects face.

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Live: Mixing flash with ambient light indoors June 5, 2021
06/05/2021
Live

Live: Mixing flash with ambient light indoors June 5, 2021

Live: Mixing flash with ambient light indoors June 5, 2021

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3 places photographers can find inspiration!
06/05/2021
Pre-Production

Three places photographers can find inspiration!

The three places photographers can find inspiration for their next shoot!

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Learn studio photography
06/03/2021
Live

June Live Q & A / Critique Schedule

I have scheduled the first Academy with John Gress live Q&A and critique!

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There are two ways photographers can grow and improve -- practice and critique. But the feedback we get online is often all positive and unqualified or destructive and also unqualified. So in today's video, James Quantz Jr. and I will go over 6 images, submitted by their makers, and give suggestions on how the photos could be improved.
05/29/2021
Lighting Technique , Posing

Photo critique with James Quantz Jr.

There are two ways photographers can grow and improve -- practice and critique. But the feedback we get online is often all positive and...

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Today's video gives an over view on how photographers can start building their business and making money with their camera.
05/22/2021
Business

How to start making money as a photographer

Today's video gives an over view on how photographers can start building their business and making money with their camera.

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In today's video I explore how many watt seconds you may need in each situation so that you can make the right choice when you're purchasing lights for your studio and on location.
05/19/2021
Fundamentals , Lighting Technique

How many watt-seconds do you need for portrait photography?

In today's video I explore how many watt seconds you may need in each situation so that you can make the right choice when...

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Learn how to upgrade your apple boxes in only 10 minutes and weather furniture in seconds.
05/15/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Pre-Production

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE – Staining and Ageing Props

Learn how to upgrade your apple boxes in only 10 minutes and weather furniture in seconds.

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Acaademy Live May 8 2021
05/08/2021
Live

May 8, 21 Live Q & A

In this video, we went over testing with models, building relationships with stylists and hair stylists, plus a run down of what to expect...

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