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How to Shoot a FAKE Sunny Outdoor Portrait... INDOORS!

Chicago-based portrait photographer, Manny Ortiz, shows us how to fake a sunny outdoor portrait — indoors at his photo studio, using an Aputure Light Storm 600d LED light, a Westcott Optical Spot, ...

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How to Create Jaw Dropping Vintage Photos in 3 Minutes | Manny Ortiz

Test your photography skills with this exercise: create a vintage photo in under three minutes. Watch as Manny Ortiz and his wife Diana blend modern techniques with classic charm for stunning results!

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Creative Shadow Patterns Using Light Gobos | Food Photography

If you really want to raise the bar on your images, start experimenting with shadow patterns and light through the use of gobos. Gobos give you the ability to form really cool lighting designs that...

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InStudio: 3 Creative & Unique Portrait Setups | Jacklyn Lune

It’s V-Flat time again. Why not? After all, we love us some V-Flats around here. Jersey photographer Jacklyn Lune is showing us three creative ways to shoot portraiture using V-Flats and lights (bo...

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Light it Like Jeff: Shooting The Perfect Self Portrait | Ep 21

If you’re limited on gear or traveling minimally but need to diversify your imagery, then this one’s for you. Watch and learn while photographer Jeff Carpenter shows us how to create three differen...

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Light it Like Jeff | Shooting a High Contrast Split Background Portrait | Ep 20

Today, we’re gonna light it like Nashville-based photographer Jeff Carpenter and model, Caroline. Let’s step into Jeff’s studio as he crafts a high contrast, split background portrait with sci-fi v...

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Navigating MIDDAY SUN: Photoshoot in Soho NYC | Tyler Agajan

Find out how photographer Tyler Agajan tackles harsh midday sun using only a V-Flat to capture striking urban portraits, with professional tips and techniques.

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Creating a Natural Light Beauty Setup on Location | Lindsay Adler

In this video, Lindsay Adler demonstrates two natural light beauty setups for striking commercial photos: soft shade for even lighting and dynamic sunlight for texture.

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Shooting What I HATE Most with Dani Diamond

Fashion and portrait photographer, Dani Diamond, shows us how he overcame his dislike of shooting into what he hates most: greenery. Greenery?! Yep. Dani is not a fan of photographing into greenery...

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Shooting a Fashion Editorial with Minimal Gear | Dani Diamond

A fashion editorial photoshoot sounds like a high-end affair, especially on location. And while photoshoots are usually complex on many levels, the photo gear doesn’t have to be.

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The Manuel: Controlling Light on a Beautiful Beach Island

Spend a blissful day beachside at Magens Bay on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, with photographer and filmmaker, Emmanuel Phillips (The Manuel). In his words...

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Creating a (fake) Countertop Set With Duo Boards | Hudi Greenberger

Commercial still life photographer, Hudi Greenberger, takes us in studio to show us how to create a countertop still life resembling an early morning tea and breakfast scene. However, he’s using th...

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