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Unboxing the BG-R10 Grip for the new Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera

I just got the grip and camera, which will replace my 5DIV. I will have a full review soon!

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Unboxing the Canon EOS R5

I just got the camera and my first shoot starts in an hour! I will have an intial reaction video and a full review soon!

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Light meters: How flash meters can speed up your workflow and help you properly expose your images

When the topic of light meters comes up, many photographers are surprised to learn that I used them. While TTL and trial and error can be an effective way to nail an exposure, nothing can be more effective than manually and precisely dialing in your lights before fine tuning them on screen.

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How photographers can stain their apple boxes to create a weathered antique photoshoot prop

While using photo and film gear as props in portraits has been cool almost as long as there have been cameras, there are some unwritten rules you should follow. And when you violate these tenets, I feel like going off like Joan Crawford did about wire hangers in the 1981 classic film, “Mommy Dearest.”



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The hard truth about softboxes

Breaking down how I use my 14 softboxes to modify my lights during my photoshoots

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