How to Make DIY Foldable V-Flats for Photography Lighting – PetaPixel

I’ve used poly-boards, bounce-boards, and even white sheets and white walls as lighting modifiers to soften the light in the past, but arguably the quickest and most efficient way to instantly achieve beautifully soft light, is the V-Flat.

What is a V-Flat?

In its simplest form, a V-Flat is 2 large sheets of white board joined together on the long edge. Imagine two regular white doors hinged together at the sides and it’s this resulting ‘V’ shape that allows t…….


S&T recognized for photography, alumni reunion in international competition – Missouri S&T News and Research

The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recently announced its 2022 Circle of Excellence Awards winners. Missouri S&T won a grand gold award – the highest honor possible – for Miner Athletics photography in the portraits category and a bronze award in the special events category for the university’s Virtual Golden Alumni Reunion held May 18, 2021.

CASE received more than 4,500 entries from 636 institutions in nearly 30 coun…….


Plate Composites Are a Photography Cheat Code – Fstoppers

Some tools are just too powerful to not have in your tool bag as a photographer, and the plate composite technique is one such method.

Employed frequently in the entertainment and commercial photography industries, the modern plate composite technique is immensely flexible and shockingly simple. The results one can achieve using the technique produce an effect that seems a bit like cheating once you realize how easy it is to achieve using the power of modern editing software and their…….


Woman’s photography business rises from ashes of injury – Warren Tribune Chronicle

Correspondent photo / Melissa Channell
Kim Guthridge Floyd of Warren, owner of Phoenix Photography, shows a photo she took of the Warren G. Harding football team.

WARREN — Kim Guthridge Floyd is made of strong stuff. Growing up with three brothers — Jack, Bob and Mark Guthridge — can have that effect.

She has been married for 30 years to her husband, Phillip, who is a disabled veteran dealing with Parkinson…….


The Most Important Skill in Landscape Photography – Fstoppers

I love when a plan works in landscape photography and this was the way I was doing for more than 30 years now: planning and going to the spot, for “harvesting” the photographs. This led to fantastic results though, but there is one more way to get outstanding photographs, you had maybe never thought about before.

Coming to you from my latest YouTube video, where it was quite hard to leave the photo spot, as I was overwhelmed by all the beautiful scenes around me. I was photographing …….


The Buyers guide to…Best camera for beginner nature photography – Camera Jabber

When you first start out shooting nature photography you can sometimes feel pressured to learn everything at once. When you’re learning, you’ll be trying many different techniques that will provide the foundation for just about everything you’ll ever want to do with your camera. That’s why the best camera for beginner nature photography is one that offers ease of use but enough advanced features for you to grow with it as you develop your ski…….


Why I Sold My Photography Studio – Fstoppers

A photography studio can be exciting and profitable. It can also have major pitfalls that you should be aware of. 

How to Start a Photo Studio

Opening a photography studio is an exciting opportunity! This video will tell you if you should start your photography studio. What is good about having your photo studio? What is bad about having it? And what’s the ugly part of having your photography studio for rent? It’s exciting to open a studio but you should have a proper unde…….


Out with the new, in with the old: Film photography on the rise – The Daily Universe –

Millennials and Generation Z have reached for film cameras during a time of great technological advancement because of its visual aesthetics, emotional connection and their desire for something less perfect.

Film photography in simple terms is the act of creating images using thin strips of light-sensitive plastic. It appeals to the side of new generations who long for a more retro approach to art.

Jonathan Canlas, owner of theFINDlab, a film developing lab in Orem, said the retro…….


Retiring Regents Professor honored with a photography exhibition – ASU News Now

March 22, 2022

ASU students, staff dive into a new way to learn and work with purpose and identity at the core

Nearly two years ago, the pandemic unquestionably changed our lives in countless ways. One of those notable changes was when, where and how we work and learn. But one academic unit at Arizona State University had its sights on transforming the future of work for both stud…….