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Category : Visions and technique

New instructional video “A guide to Capture One 9 Pro”

We just released a brand new instructional video, and this is a LONG one. With over 190 minutes of information it’s actually one of the longest we ever released, and the best thing… for a limited time only it’s priced at only 10.00 euros.   Often people forget the importance of the RAW developer and how much of a difference it can make on your final images, let alone what you can do in the RAW convertor as retouching. As […]

Tip : make that model hurt…..

Well ok don’t take that literally because that’s a whole different kind of photography 😀 But when you want to make images a bit more interesting it sometimes helps to let the model pose a bit beyond her/his comfort zone. During the workshop “coaching and motion” we did some more “extreme” poses with our model Ingrid, who has the legs for it…. and today some of the results. The most important thing you have to remember is finding the lines. […]

Tip : ACTION BABY ACTION… ACT….

It sounds so incredibly obvious but still it’s often forgotten. If you want action….. do something. Pretty obvious right? Still in a lot of photoshoots that I judge I see amazing models, great styling, proper lighting, awesome locations…. but no life. Somehow the images don’t speak. What’s going on? With most models the thing they do is pose. But if you don’t tell the model what to do she/he will…. well pose, just stand there or do some killer poses (depending […]

Tip : Delayed strobes

With studio photography we often forget that we can use strobes very creativity. We press the shutter and the strobe fires…. right? Well yeah in most cases that’s the way it works, unless your trigger doesn’t work of course, in which case you have to press again. With the release of the Elinchrom ELC units there was a new feature called “delayed”, there are many new features but today it’s about this one. The Delayed setting makes it possible to […]