I hope all of you had a pleasant holiday season. I’m sure many of you are now back and if you’re like me, can hardly wait to get the photos loaded into Lightroom and start reviewing the volumes of priceless memories.
If any of you are back for a second or subsequent visit to this site you’ll notice that we have a new look at profiPhotos. Gone is the old, narrow window that constrained the view into our world. We’re now widescreen and fluid and plan on making good use of the extra real estate we won back with the new design.
In this month’s first article I thought it would be nice to get into a studio setting and see how we photograph an antique clock. Since we wanted to demonstrate a technique that almost anyone can try, we chose a limited collection of gear for the shoot. Our equipment consisted of a single flash head (200 Watt), umbrella reflector, light stand, white cardboard reflector, camera (Canon 30D) and a tripod – that’s it. We travelled with our mini-studio to our shoot location where we had the chance to photograph a working but rare old clock.