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    Lighting question - where do YOU start?

    Here is what I do- right or wrong-need tips and advice. My portrait style is pretty low key in my makeshift studio. I am using VU-Pro 1000 watt constant lights with softboxes and Rebel xti with kit lens 18-55 3.5 - 5.6 I turn on the lights and light the model for what looks good to me with the...
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    Fashion/Portrait/Web pics

    I am putting this thread here as it is commercial photography I suppose. I have a web store that sells costumes and such and I do all the photography. I am using a new rebel xti with kit lens 17-55. So far I have done okay I guess and have learned a lot! In my studio which is 24 x 20. I use 2...
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    starter lighting questions

    I have shopping for lighting and of course there are many many ways that can be taken. I like the idea of the "strobist's" methods using a flash on a stand with an umbrella for portability and creativity (especially outside) but also looking for lighting for portraits and some still/product...
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    f / stop confusion

    I have been studying and I am learning quite a bit (still don't have my camera yet-but in no hurry) I know some of this will come to me when I finally do start really taking shots - I understand the f-stop or aperture for allowing light, and also for depth of field- but when you go shopping for...
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    Canon oes-30d for a starter ?

    Hey, I'm very interested in doing some product/macro pics. I am looking at the Canon OES 30D for my first DSLR. Does any body currently use this model now? Any other suggestions? I am going to be exploring other avenues of photography too, so I want a versatile camera so I can poke around with...
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    I'm new here with some thoughts.

    I have been into this forum big time for about 3 days now. Last night I became a member and actually put a few pics up just to try it out. I am anxious to get some new equipment and start applying what I have learned in even these few days. I have looked at hundreds of shots with critiques and...
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    Soon to invest-recomendations?

    Looking to invest in DSLR - looking at (first choice)Canon EOS D30, (2nd)Rebel XT with a second macro lens. I am interested in portraiture, glamor, B&W, some nature and macro/product pics. Low light capabilities would be good too for concerts and such. I plan on trying the "strobists" methods...
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    New from Texas

    Hey, I have always been interested in photography, but finally going to get into it more. I currently have a junk camera but almost ready to buy new stuff. I work on a boat for 20 days and home for 10, so while on watch and nothing to do, I'm on the net quite a lot. I'm interested in some...
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