The Studio Essential - How To Construct High-Quality V-Flats And Why
Ever since I started diving into studio photography the term “V-Flat” has been a big mystery to me. Google and YouTube have been the quintessential resource for photography knowledge and for whatever reason there isn't much detailed information on how to construct a V-Flat or what purpose they actually serve. It took time to sift through the noise of nonsensical DIY fabrication and even more time to unfold the enigma of this studio essential.
DIY V-Flats for Photographing Portraits | Photofocus
V-flats are an essential item to a portrait photographer’s studio. A typical v-flat is two pieces of foam core connected on the long side with gaffer tape, and they are black on one side, white on the other, and have a smooth surface. They can stand on their own when set in an approximate 120 […]
The Scoop on "V-Flats" - Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider
Since people have seen me use them on D-Town TV, and in my Kelby Training Classes, I get a lot of questions about where to buy studio V-flats (4’x8′ tall reflectors boards, that are white on one side and black on the other—like the ones shown above), so last week I asked my followers on […]
Photography Tips: Top 10 Ways To Greatly Improve Your Artwork
Great images are hardly ever a result of the best gear and technique on their own. Several other crucial elements include things like creative imagination, exposure, research and passion. Learn how to visualize a finished photograph in your mind’s eye before you actually captured it. That’s the art of seeing.
4 Steps for How to Make a Creative Photo Diary
If you are a visual learner like me, seeing images and written words reinforces your memory, and enhances your learning. Concepts, ideas, and experiences associated with images, colors, and action, stay longer in our memory, help us savour the moment, and relive the events more clearly. Spring is in sight, the days are getting longer […]
Camera Lens Acronyms You Need To Know When Choosing A Lens
Buying a new camera lens can be tricky. You’ll be confronted with camera jargons, letters, and numbers when choosing your set of lenses for your photography. As a result, you end up getting the wrong lens if you don’t know some of the camera glossary terms or acronyms found on the camera lens. I have compiled a list of camera lenses out there and decoded the acronyms and meanings behind it.
Tips On How To Build Website For Photographers Who Blog
Building your website can be complicated sometimes, but knowing first your objectives and what you want to achieve with your website can get you started. Here are 7 tips to building your website wherein I included an in depth infographic summary for further improvements.
How-To: Portfolio Presentation for Photographers
As a photographer, finding joy with doing what we love and earning from it at the same time, gives us fulfillment and happiness. Anything this much fun is bound to generate interest to others who want to be photographers as well. Competition starts to flow high. Our portfolio is the key to landing the best job, assignment, and exhibition.
Online Photography Business: 10 Success Ideas With Quotes To Inspire
A lot of photographers would like to make a profit using their hobby and you’re simply closer to making it happen with these photography business ideas and inspirational quotes from famous entrepreneurs online. So stay motivated and inspired to fulfull your dreams. It won’t matter just how great a photographer you happen to be. If you don’t learn how to manage a business, you may not get very far.
Top 10: Tips On Preserving Life Of Your Image In Photo Paper
As a photographer, when printing your images on to photo printing paper or having it printed on photo labs, you want to be certain that those images not only look good, but that they will look just as good years from now. Printer manufacturers promise archival-quality prints because they have put together a combination of ink, inking processes, and paper for stability.
30 Surreal Photo Manipulation: Beyond Portrait Design
Whenever we take pictures, we tend to interpret our vision through our choice of camera lens, angle, and composition. However, sometimes the portraits we captured doesn’t reflect our vision enough that we want to take it further. Through digital painting and photo editing, we take our photos into another dimension altogether, revealing the mysterious and captivating world of our imagination.