Reflectors: A Lighting Tutorial

Reflectors:  A Lighting Tutorial In this Slanted Lens lighting tutorial we take a look at the basics of reflectors and how to use them on location. We shot Liz Hernandez from E-TV on location at the Ultimate Grave Yard and had a great shoot. From this shoot we are going to take a beginning look at reflectors, the different...

Fork Lift: A Lighting Tutorial

Fork Lift: A Lighting Tutorial By Jay P. Morgan.In this Slanted Lens lesson we are going to show you how to create background motion by moving the camera and subject together on something with wheels. I was shooting at a warehouse for one of my clients, trying to come up something different, when putting the camera on the fork...

Balancing Strobes with Daylight: A Lighting Tutorial

Balancing Strobes with Daylight: A Lighting Tutorial In this Slanted Lens Lesson we are going to show you how to balance strobes with daylight. When I shoot on location I usually use the ambient light {Sun or Shade) as one of my light sources in the scene and then bring in strobes to make that light more interesting. Using strobes and daylight...

Understanding Octodomes/Octo Boxes: A Lighting Tutorial

Understanding Octodomes/Octo Boxes: A Lighting Tutorial By Jay P. Morgan In this Slanted Lens lesson we are going to take an in-depth look at 8 sided soft boxes or Octodomes. Each manufacturer has its own name; Octobox, OctaBox, Octa Softbox, Octa Bank, or Octodomes. I used Photoflex Octodomes to make all of the comparisons and demonstrations for...

Photographing a Bottle: A Lighting Tutorial

Photographing a Bottle: A Lighting Tutorial By Jay P. Morgan.This video is part three in a three part series about soft boxes. In this video we use soft boxes to light the Rocket Fizz Bottle. There are a lot of ways to light a bottle but we chose to show yo how to accomplish it using soft boxes as part of our series. This finished bottle was...

Natural Light and Strobes: A Lighting Tutorial

Natural Light and Strobes: A Lighting Tutorial By Jay P. Morgan.In this Slanted lens video we look at the process of combining natural light and strobes on location. We are out shooting for The Providential Living Heritage Academy and need to get video and stills of our set up. It can be hard to shoot both video and stills on the same set up...

Building a Snow Falling Rig: A lighting Lesson

Building a Snow Falling Rig: A lighting Lesson   This is the lighting breakdown to the falling snow image. Its a step by step breakdown of the lighting. Enjoy. Jay P.     #1 This is the first shot with just the Christmas lights on. I'm shooting at 1/30 of a second at F8. My ISO is 160. I use large bulbs on our man so...