Tags Archives: Lighting

Nick Waterhouse & the Tarots with Miila and the Geeks at the Li Po Lounge in San Francisco

Nick Waterhouse & the Tarots playing at the Li Po Lounge in San Francisco with Miila and the Geeks all the way in from Japan. Happening only a day or two after the massive earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, the money from the show went to a Japan relief fund.

Controlling dynamic range with flash photography, part 2

In part one, I demonstrated how to add light to reduce the overall dynamic range of a scene.  In this part, I’ll try and demonstrate how aperture and shutter speed combine to control exposure of the ambient light and light from the strobe. In the shots above, aperture and shutter speed combine to control the […]

Controlling dynamic range with flash photography, part 1

One of the problems shooting in broad daylight is having enought dynamic range to capture both the highlights and the shadows in the scene.  Unfortunately, our cameras (film or digital) aren’t capable of capturing all that information at once. Typically, you would decide do you shoot to keep details in the highlight areas, shadow areas, […]