Lou Freeman talks in the field about Westcott Scrim Jims and Westcott Umbrellas while shooting part of her Look Fabulous DVD series.
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Today's blog features Westcott top photographer Terry White. Terry has been with our family for several years while focusing on portraiture photography and creates some beautiful images. How This Image Was Captured This capture was accomplished by using two lights. The first light was the main light, which is a Spiderlite TD6 within a 36" […]
Explorer of Light Bruce Dorn has been teaching Speedlite techniques around the country for years through Canon Live Learning and his own workshops. With the Canon Digital Learning Center's exclusive tutorials series on Environmental Portraits with Speedlites, now even more photographers can watch and learn. This series was designed to appeal to a range of […]
I love the Ice Lights because they are so portable, versatile and powerful all at the same time. I can use them effectively on any type of shoot. - Andrew Funderburg With this shoot, the goal was to recreate what I like to call “Sports Illustrated” lighting. In recent years side lighting athletic portraits has […]
This post was written by Andrew 'Fundy' Funderburg, CEO of Fundy Software. I love the Ice Lights because they are so portable, versatile and powerful all at the same time. I can use them effectively on any type of shoot. - Andrew Funderburg The Shoot With the Ice Light being designed by Jerry Ghionis, not only […]
Westcott invites you to an inspirational lecture with Joel Grimes, a commercial advertising photographer, who has been working in the industry for over 30 years. Many consider Joel to be one of the leading instructors on lighting, He is an instructor with Kelby Training, and currently has a show on the FramedNetwork called 'Joel Grimes, […]
This blog was written by Professional Photographer Erik Valind. Now that the Apollo line has expanded even further you might find yourself wondering just which softbox to purchase. While they all share the advantages of traveling light and easy setup, from there it all depends on your shooting style and subject matter. I get asked […]
In this series Michael Corsentino will cover the art of portrait photography. He will show the inspiration behind each of the images and how he shot them! Environmental Portraits Posing singer Melissa Phillippe in front of her piano adds context and helps create a portrait that reflects her passions. Shooting form a position above the […]
Originally posted on Between The Sheets on Sept 18, 2012 by Jennifer Rozenbaum. My answer is YES YES YES. I love the (Ice Light) light. The first thing that attracted me to it is the quality of light. It really blew away any of those cheap video lights out there. - Jen Rozenbaum I often […]
Lou Freeman, Professional Photographer, is currently working on shooting her new DVD series called 'Look Fabulous'. She is shooting on-location all through Florida and many know how bright the sun can be. She walks you through in this quick video how she uses the 7' Diffusion Parabolic Umbrella to diffuse the light during the brightest […]
In this series Michael Corsentino will cover the art of portrait photography. He will show the inspiration behind each of the images and how he shot them! Environmental Portraits Some of my favorite promotional images are environmental. This is because photographing subjects on location and in front of meaningful backgrounds helps tell a more complete […]
Originally posted on Between The Sheets on Aug 27, 2012 by Jennifer Rozenbaum. This summer has been incredible busy here, and I know I have not been blogging as much as I should. The good news is I have a ton of blog posts that I am working on about posing real women and […]
The Bui Brothers recently posted a on creating their new portraits using Westcott Fast Flags. They cover how they set the shots up, what camera they used and much more! And of course, in the natural 'Bui Brothers' way, add in some humor as well. Click for full article. If you are interested in putting a […]
In this series Michael Corsentino will cover the art of portrait photography. He will show the inspiration behind each of the images and how he shot them! Executive & Business Portraits In this executive portrait the goal is the same but the approach is more subdued, formal and professional in nature. The look and feel […]
In this series Michael Corsentino will cover the art of portrait photography. He will show the inspiration behind each of the images and how he shot them! Portraits were some of the first images to grab my attention and draw me into my lifelong love affair with photography. The portrait work of Richard Avedon, with […]
This image was taken in Tombstone at Boothill Cemetery following the Tombstone Trolley Ghost and Murder Tour with Parson George and Lee. The cemetery is one of the stops during the tour. At the time this image was taken the sun was setting and the cemetery was about to close. The trolley driver, Lee, who […]
Outdoor Portrait by Photographers Zach and Jody Gray using a 24" x 32" Softbox, 12" x 36" Stripbank and Diffuser.
Wedding portrait shoot by photographer Jim Schmelzer using multiple Westcott Spiderlite TD 5 units, 36" x 48" Softbox and a 16" x 22" Softbox .
Rod Evans: Portrait Shoot using Spiderlite TD5, Spiderlite TD3, 12" x 36" Softbox with Eggcrate Grid and 24" x 32" Softbox
Portrait shoot by photographer Rod Evans using a Westcott Spiderlite TD5 with Tungsten Bulbs, Spiderlite TD3 with Tungsten Bulbs, 12" x 36" Softbox with Eggcrate and 24" x 32" Softbox.
Portrait shoot by photographer Courtney Dailey using a Westcott Strobelite Plus and Octabank. Name: Courtney Dailey Courtney was raised studying several artistic mediums as well as the importance of image perception. She has taken the lessons she has learned, her love for beauty and photography and bakes them all together. Her unique style has allowed […]
Amber McCoy from Westcott joins Henry's TV host Mark Shannon on stage at Exposure Spring 2012 to chat about some Photo Basics portable flash modifiers for the speedlight photographer.
Most photographers love Octabanks. The light quality if amazing! Unfortunately, they are not easy on the wallet or easy to transport either. Usually rather heavy, they require a specific speed-ring to use with your lights and a large light stand to support them. But if you are looking for an alternative because of size of […]
This is something that you may have heard before in reference to using prime lenses on your camera. How do you zoom with a prime lens? You move your feet. This same advice rings true throughout the shooting experience. Here is a great example where moving your feet will get you multiple looks with minimal […]
Erik Valind covers some quick tips on lighting a subject for a low-key shot using Apollo Strips and grids with speedlites. This simple setup includes the following:
Originally posted by Joao Carlos on his Blog. I was commissioned in January by the fabulous team at Noble Salon and Sebastian Hair Products to shoot a series of images inspired by Hollywood Divas. Everyone at Noble was involved - from the more experienced stylist to the junior stylist to the colorists, my job was […]