Author: Alexandria Huff

Alexandria Huff's photography and lighting tutorials can be found on 500px and her blog. See her lighting tutorials here. She is a Marketing Associate Manager at She learned about lighting and teaching while modeling for photographers such as Joe McNally and has since gone on to teach lighting workshops of her own in San Francisco. Before focusing on studio portraiture, she shot motorsports for X-Games, World Rally Cross, and Formula Drift. See her chiaroscuro-style painterly portraits on her website.

Metabones Canon EF to Sony NEX Speed Booster Adds Full Frame Versatility in the Crop Sensor Video World

Canon, Gear Reviews, Photography, Sony, Videography

Learn more about how this adapter can widen your lenses and give you an extra f-stop for a full frame effect on cropped sensors....

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The Canon 1D C Has Key Features for On-the-Go Filmmakers

Videography • 13 Comments

Canon's latest hybrid HDSLR is a great tool for combo photographer/filmmakers who need something as powerful as it is portable. Rent the 1D...

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Quick Tip on Blending Two Photos in Time Bracketing

Photography, Photography Editing • 3 Comments

Take a picture of the same scene at two different times of day and blend in post for a unique look that still stays true to the environment...

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The Canon MP-E 65mm Macro Puts the Microscopic Within Reach

Gear Reviews, Macro Photography, Photography • 20 Comments

The MP-E is more than a macro lens – it is a portable microscope with the ability to fill an entire 35mm frame with the texture of...

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Wireless Flash Firing for a DIY Photobooth

Lighting • 3 Comments

Learn how to put together a photobooth for a small space using flashes and Pocket Wizards for wireless lighting and remote shutter...

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You Don’t Know Jack, the Canon 24-105mm Lens

Gear Reviews • 45 Comments

While we receive many notes of thanks (and sometimes even small gifts) back with our rentals, every so often we receive something that...

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Kino Flo Celeb 200 DMX LED Lighting Kit


The Kino Flo Celeb features 100 watts of lustrous, soft white light, which can be programmed to display a range between 2700K-5500K....

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Review of the Low-Distortion Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* Lens

Gear Reviews • 5 Comments

The Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* is an ultra-sharp, full frame lens that controls distortion much better than its other ultra-wide peers....

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5 Important Features About the New Canon 1D X

Canon, Photography • 3 Comments

The Canon 1D X is a pro camera that can finally cover everything. It's fast enough for sports, has a sensor big enough for portraits, and...

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All About the Canon 40mm Pancake Lens

Canon, Photography • 19 Comments

Important things you need to know about the Canon 40mm pancake lens and its Stepping Motor technology....

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