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Need some wood (flooring)?

How I complete my photography portrait sets using wall paneling and tongue and groove flooring from hardware stores

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Playing well with others: how to work with a crew, while not acting like THAT GUY

Some photographers have a reputation for being narcissistic micromanagers. Don’t be that guy. And I do mean, THAT GUY!

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How I made it through the Great Recession as a photographer

During the 2008-2010 Great Recession, 50% of my business disappeared and to fill the time I practiced my lighting by working with aspiring models, which transformed my life and greatly improved my skill level. If it wasn’t for this hardship, I wouldn’t be where I am today. As we head into similar circumstances, I would encourage everyone to work on whatever they have been putting off, because if you put in the work during this time, you will emerge stronger than before you ever heard of Covid-19.

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Makeup basics for male models of all skin tones

Using makeup will even out a subject’s skin tone, and reduce reflected light which may make them look oily or sweaty. Plus it will streamline your retouching process.

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Elinchrom ELC500 Monolight

Review: Elinchrom’s new ELC 500 Monolight, HHS, TTL, and an LED Modeling Light

Elinchrom’s new studio flash adds High Speed Sync (HSS) and TTL to the manufactures compact monolight plug-in-the wall line-up. A technology pairing that was previously only offered with their battery powered ELB 500.

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