Category Archives: model

Studio Work (light meter)

Here are a set of photos from this weekend’s photoshoots; the first time I used a light meter as the primary source of measuring the lighting. As I mentioned in my previous post, in the past I relied on “chimping”, taking shot after shot and tweaking things based off the LCD on the back of the camera until I got it right. I still found I was chimping a little bit, but that had more to do with my relative lack of experience with the light meter, and it’s something I expect will level out with practice. Nevertheless, I learned a ton from these shoots and can feel that skill level growing exponentially. One of the surprising things I noticed was the distinct lack of having to photoshop for exposure; I’m used to tweaking the levels/curves and bringing up the fill a little.

BPR Top Twenty-Five Pics of 2012

Well, this is a revival of a tradition I thought I was starting in 2009: an end of the year review of my favorite photos. It was never intended as a “best of”, because that would be too hard, and too focused I think on the technical aspects of a given photo. Which is still… Continue Reading

My wish list, January 2012

With some recent acquisitions—the Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR 1 and a 32″x40″ Softbox among them—I was thinking about some future items on my list when I decided to write them down. It’s really rather shocking that there are so few items, but what’s even more shocking is the grand total: less than $2500 at the… Continue Reading

Revamped Website is complete!

Seems like I’ve got the new website complete! This has been a project I’ve been wanting to do for much of the past year, but never had been able to commit all my energy to completely in order to see it through. It basically required me to learn a whole new program, WordPress, and various… Continue Reading