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Studio in the Street « Joe McNally’s Blog – Photography Article

Studio in the Street « Joe McNally’s Blog Like a pop up tent, you can reach into your camera bag and in just a couple of minutes, poof, have a couple light shaping tools up and running that can give you a pretty good look out there on the street, working fast, no permits, totally off the cuff. One Speedlight, one Speed-Lite 2 Plus softbox, and a tri-grip reflector is all you need. And a good subject.Notice how Cali is…

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Glamour On Wheels! A Gitzo Shoot Part 1 – Photography Article

Sometimes, you just have to say, “Why not?” and wing it and see what happens. Wait a minute. Sometimes? I forgot for a moment that we’re photographers. We do that ALL THE TIME. The what if factor is up there when you have a rolling camera platform, no permit, remote triggering, autofocus, and the Loose Cannon of Reno, Nevada, photographer and dear friend MD Welch, helping you out. The only truly stable thing out there was the Gitzo tripod we…

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Into the Woods! With Lastolite! « Joe McNally’s Blog – Photography Article

If you’re going to trek into the woods, no better company than Amber Tutton, our magnificent, hardy model. And of course, a crew from Lastolite. So happy I started working with Lastolite all those years ago. We’ve stuck together for many years, trading ideas, designing products, and, well, running into the woods, both real and imagined, on photo shoots. Like the pic below, I’m sure Amber would agree her footwear is quite stylish! 🙂 This shoot was designed for video, and…

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Location Lighting with Lastolite! « Joe McNally’s Blog – Photography Article

Earlier this year, had a great time working with the Lastolite staff to create some light shaper videos, on location, in and around Birmingham, UK, which is a cool city, by the way. Nestled in beautiful countryside, but also presenting an urban sense of grit, there’s lots of stuff to shoot there. We were working exclusively small flash, deploying the Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight system, in conjunction with the Z mirrorless cameras. In turns, we used raw light, big panels of…

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