Tag: flash photography

Increase Your ISO To Get The Result You Need

When it comes to flash photography your ISO plays a big role. ISO signifies how sensitive our camera’s image sensor is to the amount of light present. The higher the ISO number, for example 800 the more sensitive the image sensor to light, enabling us to take pictures in low-light conditions. The downside, the higher […]

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Jelly Beans. Day 15.

I may not be able to make a picture later. Shot this early this morning while I was making coffee. I use yellow poster board as background. Strobist Info: Single Speedlite – Canon 430EX II Off Camera Flash to my right, ceiling bounce. Camera Gear: Canon Rebel XS Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8 VC ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS […]

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An Apple A Day for Day 14.

This week was more of a black and white and infrared, I thought of mixing things up a bit, and add red to black and remove white. Strobist Info: Single Speedlite – Canon 430EX II Off Camera Flash subject, top slightly to the right. Camera Gear: Canon Rebel XS Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8 VC Tripod ManufacturerCanonModel […]

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DIY Macro Studio / Light Tent / Light Box for Less than $5.00

Yeap, only $5.00. That’s assuming you have all the materials needed, like the box, the garbage bag, poster boards etc. I was looking for some cheap chinese made light tents on ebay but they still cost around $30 a set, so I said to myself, why not make one, and here’s what I came up. […]

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Todays Macro Tip, Patience, You’ll Need a Lot of Them.

Yes, it’s true. If you are serious about macro insect photography there are times that you will need a lot of patience and a lot of practice with your gear. Because insects / bugs move quite a lot, you will have a hard time getting them in focus, unless your insect subject stay still until […]

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Use Flash in Your Macro Photography.

Taken handheld. Flash Off Camera slightly to my left. When I started doing macro I struggle a lot and didn’t really know what was missing , until I realized, “Light”, lots and lots of light. ¬†And after this, everything became easy, thanks to my handy Canon 430 EXII flash and my Demb Diffuser Pro. The […]

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Happy Fathers Day to All Dads, I ate all the cupcakes.

Happy Fathers Day to All Dads, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. The kids are suppose to eat this tomorrow, what have I done??? Happy Fathers Day to All Dads.(;-))

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