Lighting

Lighting Portraits, Products, and Other Important Skills

Your resource for the latest info on lighting equipment available at BorrowLenses.com. Learn more about how to use your strobe/continuous lighting system, modifiers, how to light portraits, flash settings, reviews, and more.

Easy Lighting Laws to Boost Shooting Performance

Lighting

For seasoned photographers, lighting becomes an instinct as much as a skill. But beginners are often flailing – placing their lights in...

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Lighting for a Catalog Shoot

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For this shoot, I decided to start simply. I began with one light, a Paul C. Buff Einstein light inside a large umbrella. We were shooting...

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3 Back to School Portrait Styles: Which One is Right for You?

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Start studying because the kids are heading back to school, which means you'll have to act fast to get the first-day-of-school shot you...

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6 Tips for Taking Portraits in Bright Sun

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Shooting in the middle of the day is a photography no-no but sometimes, especially when traveling, you have no choice but to make the most...

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Breaking the Rules to Get the Most Out of Natural Light

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In photojournalism school, students are taught to underexpose when out in the field in order to achieve the richest colors and most intense...

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Two Lighting Styles in 1 Shot with the Pocket Wizard MultiMax

Behind the Scenes, Lighting • 2 Comments

Alexis Cuarezma is a San Francisco-based photographer who specializes in both on-location and in-studio portraiture. An alumnus of the...

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Beginner’s Guide to Achieving Better Flash Photos

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Using a flash gun, such as a Nikon Speedlight or Canon Speedlite, is designed mainly to be used off-camera and fired optically or via a...

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BorrowLenses’ Guide to Lighting Sync Cables

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Your guide to detecting the correct sync cable for your strobe system....

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Intro to Light Painting

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What does it take to start light painting? It really takes nothing more than your camera, a source of light, and your imagination. Here's...

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BorrowLenses’ Guide to Syncing Transmitters with Strobes

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Your resource for troubleshooting some of the industry's most popular transmitters with common strobe kits....

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