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How To Setup & Use The Sekonic L-308S Lightmeter | Photography Tips

Getting the correct exposure is critical, getting it quickly shows professionalism. In this video tutorial I show you how to do just that with the Sekonic Flashmate L-308S lightmeter.


   If you are interested in this item, please help support my channel by purchasing this product through my Amazon Affiliate Link:

Sekonic L-308S-U Flashmate Lightmeter: http://amzn.to/1UCNjUN
Protective Rubber Skin (Blue): http://amzn.to/296aoSx


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/WRELpg1KVKA

Rembrandt Portrait Lighting Photo Retouching | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial

In this video we take one of the Rembrandt photos from our latest video tutorial and I step you through retouching the images in Adobe Lightroom CC. This tutorial covers global and local adjustments, including lips, skin and eyes.



Learn how to take Rembrandt photos with this lighting tutorial: https://youtu.be/L6r1FwZd90c

Learn how to use the Datacolor SpyderCheckr to correct color in you photos: https://youtu.be/AKuwArsuFwc


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/fuXsrVbl2DY

Is The Nik Collection Photography Software Dead | Vlog

So does free have a price? In this video blog I talk about Google's Nik Collection of photography applications. Google purchased Nik Software back in 2012 to acquire Snapseed and this year started releasing the Nik Collection for free, so is it doomed and worth your time learning to use it if it never gets updated again?



Video Link:
https://youtu.be/V7ECzC3oCt4

Rembrandt Portrait Lighting Setup With Speedlites | Photography Tips

Are you looking to add some dramatic lighting to your portrait photos? In this photography tips video I show you how to setup your lights to create Rembrandt style lighting with speedlites.


   If you are interested in these items, please help support my channel by purchasing these products through my Amazon Affiliate Links:

Sekonic L-308-U Flashmate Lightmeter: http://amzn.to/1UCNjUN
Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera: http://amzn.to/1U94ddb
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens: http://amzn.to/1XUUrl7
Black Rapid RS-7 Camera Strap (Black): http://amzn.to/25NtSUw
Yongnuo YN560 IV Speedlite (2x): http://amzn.to/1PEGTTp
Yongnuo YN560-TX Wireless Controller: http://amzn.to/20NvmMa
Neewer Pro 9ft Lighting Stand 2pc Kit: http://amzn.to/1WfRLLp
Neewer Mini Backlight Stand: http://amzn.to/1WfRNTy
Neewer 24” x 36” 5-in-1 Reflector: http://amzn.to/22q1WAK
Neewer 6ft Reflector Stand Kit: http://amzn.to/1WfShsI
Neewer S-Type Bracket (Bowens Mount): http://amzn.to/1Qadp5l
Fotodiox 24x36in Softbox: http://amzn.…

Channel Update - June 2016 | Vlog

In this video blog I talk about updates coming to my channel this June 2016.



Video Link:
https://youtu.be/DiHPrucAOpg

Neewer 30-75 Inch Aluminum Telescoping Photographic Boom Arm & Sandbag | Gear Review

There are a lot of budget lighting boom arms on the market. In this gear review we take a look at the Neewer 30-75" Aluminum Photographic Boom Arm and Sandbag. All metal construction and exceptional value make this an appealing option for new photographers.


   If you are interested in this item, please help support my channel by purchasing this product through my Amazon Affiliate Link:

Neewer Lighting Boom Arm Kit: http://amzn.to/20NvQSB
LimoStudio Lighting Boom Arm Kit (ALT Boom): http://amzn.to/1Q7uH3o


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/FI9_HW_fACc

Budget Lighting Stands & Boom Arms - What To Expect & How To Use | Photography Tips

The market is full of budget lighting stands and boom arms. In this video I cover a few of those and explain what you should expect from the more affordable stands and how to correctly use the booms arms in a safer and more reliable way.


   If you are interested in any of these items, please help support my channel by purchasing these products through my Amazon Affiliate Links:

Neewer Pro 9ft Lighting Stand 2pc Kit (2x): http://amzn.to/1WfRLLp
Neewer Pro 9ft Lighting Stand (single): http://amzn.to/1Q7wiWS
Neewer 6ft Lighting Stand 2pc Kit: http://amzn.to/1UCLO8Y
Neewer Mini Backlight Stand: http://amzn.to/1WfRNTy
Neewer Lighting Boom Arm Kit: http://amzn.to/20NvQSB
LimoStudio Lighting Boom Arm Kit (ALT Boom): http://amzn.to/1Q7uH3o


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/UMEhzNiTOeQ

Clamshell Lighting Beauty Portrait Retouching | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial

In this Lightroom 6 & CC retouching tutorial I show you how I retouched the photos I took in my clamshell lighting tutorial. We tutorial covers both global and local adjustments, including skin, eyes, hair and lips.



   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Budget Portrait Studio Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1VUgR6i
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/kbjtWNONAOQ

Neewer Professional Universal E Type Speedlite Bracket & Cold Shoe Adapter | Gear Review

There are countless number of brands of speedlites brackets on the market. In this gear review we take a close look at the Neewer Professional E Type Bracket and in addition the cold shoe adapters that this bracket uses.


   If you are interested in any of these items, please help support my channel by purchasing these products through my Amazon Affiliate Links:

Neewer Pro E Type Speedlite Bracket: http://amzn.to/1UIhLQe
Neewer Speedlite Cold Shoe Adapter: http://amzn.to/1YjaxFi


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/HXWrwaEXCrA

Clamshell Beauty Lighting Speedlite Setup | Photography Tips

Looking for a easy and affordable beauty lighting setup? Clamshell lighting could be just what your looking for. In this quick tutorial I show you how clamshell lighting is laid out and demonstrate how well the lighting works with a small photo shoot.


   Photography Gear Used In This Tutorial:

Sekonic L-308-U Flashmate Lightmeter: http://amzn.to/1UCNjUN
Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera: http://amzn.to/1U94ddb
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens: http://amzn.to/1XUUrl7
Black Rapid RS-7 Camera Strap (Black): http://amzn.to/25NtSUw
Yongnuo YN560 IV Speedlite (2x): http://amzn.to/1PEGTTp
Yongnuo YN560-TX Wireless Controller: http://amzn.to/20NvmMa
Neewer Pro 9ft Lighting Stand 2pc Kit: http://amzn.to/1WfRLLp
Neewer 6ft Lighting Stand 2pc Kit: http://amzn.to/1UCLO8Y
Neewer Lighting Boom Arm Kit (2x): http://amzn.to/20NvQSB
Neewer E-Type Bracket ‘metal’: http://amzn.to/1PEHHb1
Neewer 32in Umbrella Softbox (2x):  http://amzn.to/219JTgX
StudioFX Sand Bags: http://amzn.to/1QacPET
Neewer 6 x 9ft Black Mu…

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set Mirror Lockup | Photography Tips

Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video how to turn on and turn off the mirror lock-up setting in you camera and how it is used.


   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Budget Portrait Studio Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1VUgR6i
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/EqXI5l96Gp8

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set The Movie Recording Size & Compression | Photography Tips

Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video I show you how to set the movie recording size and compression. In addition I help you understand what options are available with your compression settings.


   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Budget Portrait Studio Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1VUgR6i
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/SgkKHkGXmTg

Color Calibrating Your Photos With The Datacolor SpyderCheckr | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial

Color calibration is essential for any professional photographer. In this video tutorial I show you how to get correct and consistent colors from your camera gear using the Datacolor SpyderCheckr SCK100 in Adobe Lightroom to create precise color correction profiles.


   If you are interested in any of these items, please help support my channel by purchasing these products through my Amazon Affiliate Links:

Datacolor SpyderCheckr (SCK100): http://amzn.to/25IkzFw
Datacolor SypderCheckr 24 (SCK200): http://amzn.to/1X6yjVt


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/AKuwArsuFwc

Neewer White, Grey & Black Muslin Backdrop | Gear Review

Are you looking for a budget muslin backdrop to use in your small portrait studio? I recently purchased 3 of the Neewer Muslin Backdrops in Black, Grey and White. So in this video I will give my review of these products and let you know what I liked, didn't like and what you may need to consider.


   If you are interested in any of these items, please help support my channel by purchasing these products through my Amazon Affiliate Links:
Neewer 6x9ft Muslin Backdrops: http://amzn.to/1r6GCmf


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/B6F5TnYPAzI

Understanding Speedlite Multi Flash Mode | Photography Tips

Step into the world of creative flash photography. In this tutorial I explain & show you how to use multi flash mode on you speedlites and how to set you camera up to take creative motion capturing photographs.


   If you are interested in any of these items, please help support my channel by purchasing these products through my Amazon Affiliate Links:

Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera: http://amzn.to/1U94ddb
Sigma 17-70mm Contemporary Lens: http://amzn.to/1RPZDiP
Yongnuo YN560 IV Speedlite: http://amzn.to/1PEGTTp
Yongnuo YN560-TX Wireless Controller: http://amzn.to/20NvmMa
Neewer Pro 9ft Lighting Stand 2pc Kit: http://amzn.to/1WfRLLp
Neewer S-Type Bracket 'Bowens Mount': http://amzn.to/1Qadp5l
Fotodiox 24x36in Softbox: http://amzn.to/1TLefCj
Fotodiox 24x36in Grid: http://amzn.to/1WxYB2I
Neewer 6x9ft Black Muslin Backdrop: http://amzn.to/1UiXeyE


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/5DffZFI9KLA