Today is the last day of finals. Whew. While you guys might already be in party mode, I'm still adding and re-adding grades...it's a little nerve wracking, and I am more paranoid about this than anything else during the semester. For a quick sanity break, I thought I would share with you some of the... Continue Reading →
I'm sick with the flu AND watching a satire of a debate on tv...this is not good. I need to do my civic duty, but I also need to not throw my remote at the tv. So while I listen to a depressing glimpse of politics, I grabbed hold of something good. Something positive. Something...with... Continue Reading →
Since my husband needed a portrait for work to put on the company website, I dragged him into my studio lighting class so my students could see how my brain works in general when it comes to studio work. While we only spent about 30 minutes from beginning to end, there were a lot of... Continue Reading →
I was scanning thru other blogs when I came across this today. While it DOES prove to my studio students that you need to have sketches of your lighting set ups (ahem, see? This wasn't pointless homework), the bigger news here is that Amazon is trying to patent something photographers have been doing for AGES.... Continue Reading →
For the second round of group build projects in my studio lighting class, we've got Light Boxes! This is a really handy thing to know how to create if you're shooting product photography...
Hey there! Every year in my studio lighting class I have my students build their own equipment--it's cheaper, and it helps everyone learn how their lighting equipment actually functions. Well, this year I got the bright (aka evil) idea to have these groups actually record a set of instructions for these builds. I was super... Continue Reading →