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Trying to Light Right !

Another softbox session on the beach

Hi Flashers, Here are some pics from a quick photo session on the beach with my friend Hannah. As per usual I used a 40x40 cm softbox, yongnuo 602 triggers, 550ex flashes, cheap ebay light stands, Canon 5dmk2 and 24-105 f4 lens Exif tells me that they were mostly shot …

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Beach shoot

Here are some pics from the other day all shot just using sun light and a couple of reflectors:  

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Car Park Studio

Hi Flashers, The other day I had a go at shooting some portraits against a white wall in a car park. The set up cosisted of 2x 550EX flashes lighting up the wall and 1x 550ex in a soft box lighting up the model. The 2 flashes pointing at the …

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Field of Flowers

Hi All, The other day a friend asked me to take some photos of her daughters, one aged 3 years and the other 8 months. I had been driving around the local countryside the previous day and I spotted a field full of yellow flowers with an old stone well …

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Sunset Softbox

Hi Everyone, Here is another photo lit with the 40x40 soft box. Canon 5DMKII 1/60 F6.3   Lens: 28mm 1.8 550EX Flash @ 1/2 power triggered buy Yongnuo 602  ! It was taken at a party that I was attending. The couple are musicians and they wanted a fun portrait …

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Seaside Bridesmaids

Here is a shot I took at a recent wedding. All I can say is that I was in the right place at the right time with the wrong camera. I had only just received my 40x40cm soft box a few days before this wedding and I was keen to …

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Champagne Supernova!

Hi Everyone, Here is a photo I took last year at wedding. It was captured quite simply. The camera was a 5dMK2 set to ISO 3200 lens 28mm f1.8 set to f2.2 shutter speed was about 1/30sec. The important thing is the lighting 2x Canon 550ex set to wireless TTL …

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Richard’s Rigid Reflector

For a long time I have been using a number of different sized collapsible reflectors. They're light and easily transportable, but if its windy they can be very hard to hold and control. The solution is to get a California Sun Bounce, however they're quite expensive so I decided to …

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