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Canons New E-Ttl system 600EX-RT & ST-E3

So whats new with Canons E-Ttl system? ¬†Well, here is a fast overview of some new features. ¬† If you don’t know much about E-Ttl you may want to check out an older post on the basic system as it … Continue reading

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Lighting Recommendations?

Stephen Eastwood|Beauty and Fashion Photographer | Tutorials Lighting Recommendations?   Q. What lighting do you use and what do you recommend for differing budgets and styles of use? OK, lets start with I use many different types of lights and … Continue reading

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Noise, Blur, Underexposed or Out of Focus?

Untitled Document Noise, Blur, Underexposed or Out of Focus? Q. you rather have a shot be: 1. Underexposed 2. Noisy 3. Blurry 4. Out of focus What do you find is the lesser of the evils, when you’re put in … Continue reading

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Focus, Shutter Speed, Focus techniques?

Stephen Eastwood|Beauty and Fashion Photographer | Tutorials Focus, Shutter Speed, Focus techniques?   Q. How to focus properly on the eyes when shooting FULL BODY under controlled but not so well lit conditions that can more or less let you … Continue reading

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2-3 Light Setups?

Stephen Eastwood|Beauty and Fashion Photographer | Tutorials 2-3 Light Setups?   Q. I read that you sometimes use up to 9 lights, but is there a setup you can recommend for someone with 2 or 3 lights that will provide … Continue reading

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Softbox vs. Umbrella?

Stephen Eastwood|Beauty and Fashion Photographer | Tutorials Softbox v. Umbrella   Q. What is the difference in lighting between a softbox and an umbrella, given the same color, relative size and light source? Or is there a difference? Good question!  … Continue reading

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Exposure, Sharpness, and Processing

Stephen Eastwood|Beauty and Fashion Photographer | Tutorials Exposure, Sharpness, and Processing   Q. This is an exposure and processing question. Your photographs (and a very few others) are remarkably sharp, and show a depth of color that I have been … Continue reading

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RingFlash

Stephen Eastwood|Beauty and Fashion Photographer | Tutorials Ringflash   Q. In your opinion as a photographer, What are they good for?  Why do I get red eye and how do I get rid of it when using a ringflash?  What … Continue reading

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Gels, Filters and Good Color?

Stephen Eastwood|Beauty and Fashion Photographer | Tutorials Gels, Filters and Good Color?   Q. Gels and filters.   I spend a lot of time trying to get the colors I want, haven’t found any great advice yet.   One effect I like … Continue reading

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Canon E-ttl System and Speedlites

Canon E-ttl System and Speedlights UPDATE: New Canon Radio Controlled 600EX-RT & ST-E3 plus new controls explained here Q. For those that use Canon systems, what’s your secret for using a single speedlite either on-camera or on-a-bracket-on-the-camera, in a dark … Continue reading

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