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Combining Light Modifiers: Beauty Dish and Ringlight

Not long ago, David Hobby of The Strobist had several posts singing the praises of ringlight flash as on-axis fill.  Interesting, to be sure, but I didn’t think too much about it since I didn’t have a ringlight.  Since then, I’ve built a ringlight modifier for my SB-800 speedlights based on a design by David […]

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New Beauty Dish Adapter for SB-800 Speedlight

I’m a big fan of light modifiers for my SB-800 Speedlights.  I’ve built a number of DIY modifiers including grids, ringlights, and beauty dishes, to name a few. I recently came across a very professional-looking beauty dish modifier tutorial by  Tom Seibert at of “Light and Pixels.” It’s made from a bamboo salad bowl (large diameter, and […]

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Daniel and Michael – United States Marine Corps Aviators

[clearspring_widget title=”” wid=”46928cc51133af17″ pid=”495e9a2b5b44cf2d” width=”432″ height=”260″ domain=””] Hi Friends, In the summer of 2007, I had an opportunity to photograph Daniel and Michael: twin brothers who had just graduated from Annapolis Naval Academy. They were home for a few weeks before heading off to flight school in Pensacola. As they’ll tell you if you ask, […]

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