In this VLOG I take you along with me to this year’s convention in Las Vegas, including taking you behind-the-scenes and introducing you to some of my dear friends.
I bought this modifier 2 years ago and I didn’t really know what I had until I tested it against my other modifiers and proved it has unique capabilities. Especially, when I removed the diffusion and put in a deflector disc, turning it into a giant beauty dish.
I was so excited last week when the Adobe applications updated and then I was so disappointed when I realized the Camera Matching Color Profiles were missing.
After searching everywhere I came across Color Fidelity (https://www.colorfidelity.com/canon.htm) , a third party vendor that sell packs of color profiles for Lightroom and Photoshop and plopped down $15 hoping they would work! Eureka! One of them emulates Camera Matching Standard or Picture Style Standard, giving you basically the same color you would get in DPP (Digital Photo Professional) but in Lightroom.
I am always searching for new ways to light my subjects, and with every shoot, I seek to perfect my technique. Recently I started using a Westcott ‘7 Parabolic Umbrella. After a few test shoots, I rolled out the umbrella for this headshot with teen female model Cosette Tomita. Using a giant softbox overhead to give Cosette’s hair a little kick and some overhead fill, I had the model strike several different poses, including this jumping shot below.
After the worst drought in half a century hammered livestock producers like Hoelscher with record-high feed grain prices, there is renewed interest in raising pigs, an indication that the struggling hog industry is on the cusp of a recovery.