Flash "The Gordon" Strap by Lightenupandshoot
"The Gordon" Flash Strap is an essential piece of gear that I have been using for the past two years for every shoot. It's simpe:
-protects your investment (speed lights and triggers)
-disperses more even light
-elminates PC cables for most triggers
If you would like to purchase these amazing straps click here
Mikey's Corner coming soon!
For a long time I have been wanting to create a special members only section called Mikey's Corner. This is where I engage with a select few that are inspired by what I do. You will have access to videos that will not be public, live chats, tag alongs, photo critiques, gear reviews and a whole host of other free goodies that will not be on the regular LUAS site! So sign up here if you haven't already done so...
A few days ago I went to the Texas State Fair to make a video on Off-Camera flash photography with my new Fuji X100. While getting warmed up before the video, camera operator Joe Chuang, asked me a few he was curious about. The questions were fairly interesting so I decided to turn into a video. READ MORE
Inspiration - Realestate Guy Turned Photographer
Michael "Mikey" Thompson, once a real-estate guru, discusses how he dramatically changed his career path after the US economy went south in 2008. It's an inspirational story that proves that anything is possible. Mikey firmly believes that if you want something badly enough, "You can do it too!"
If you are interested in travel/adventure, taking your photography to a higher level, be sure to check out Mikey during one of his all access Tag Alongs:
Fuji X100 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
As a professional photographer, the $830 I spent for a used Fuji X100 could be better spent on something that I really need. Before I get into the Good, the Bad and the Ugly, let me say that the X100 is way cool camera for all the reasons you probably have already read about. I was so excited to have a hip looking camera that could possibly free me of my larger DSLR and lenses. I was looking forward to having a camera that made me think more creatively and could produce stunning images that would shine in my portfolio. I'm waffling...do I keep it or send it up on a rocket?
READ THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY...
Natural light video and headshot techniques
While going through almost 200 videos that are on the Lightenupandshoot Youtube Channel I re-discovered a great video on natural light. Scrims, what aperture to use, reflectors, using your environment, the look away technique, location hunting, shadows, white balance and some headshot tips.
"Mikey's Corner" is coming soon! This will be a page dedicated to followers that are interested in engaging with me in a much more in-depth way. Longer videos, live critiques/conversation, gear reviews and much more! Sign up here.
'The Marilyn' Flash Strap
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