PAST WORKSHOP: Street Fashion & Urban Landscapes Workshop

I’ve been looking forward to and planning this workshop all winter, and am really pleased to announce a set of Morning & Afternoon Workshops highlighting creative Story Portraits and Fashion using downtown Cincinnati’s wonderful alleys, doorways, and architecture as backdrop.Shadows, bright light, our light, and models in period wardrobe. Great locations already scouted and models […]

PAST WORKSHOP: Understanding & Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

2014_0410 NOTE: For info on private lessons in Learning Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, please see Lessons in Lightroom 5 ========================================================== UNDERSTANDING & USING ADOBE PHOTOSHOP LIGHTROOM (3 & 4):  Four 2.5 hour classes/$99.00 – 10 hours of balanced Instruction & Hands-On Application: Wednesdays 6:30p – 9:00: Apr 25, May 2, May 9, & May 16: […]

Pro Shoot/You Shoot

A number of members have said they’ve enjoyed watching me work when I get in and shoot during workshops and that they’d like to observe a Pro Shoot someday. To see for themselves what it’s like to work with a model in a pro shoot environment and what has to be considered to make it […]

The Buzz on Pocket Wizard Plus III

Pocket Wizard 801-130 Plus III Transceiver It’s always interesting to read the buzz on new photo products, especially when those products come from well-established gear like the PocketWizard Line. Photographers can be pretty vocal and public about the pros and cons of the gear they use or try out, and very often have a huge […]

One Light: I Just Want To Use ONE Light!

There are two workshops coming up with the same goal: to help local southwest Ohio photographers learn new ways to make creative imagery using only one Speedlight: One Light: I Only Want To Know How To Use ONE Light! This is a One Light Intensive aimed at those wanting to maximize the power of using […]

Nikon Speedlight Nights

21c Studio is offering a small group (5 photographers max) Nikon Speedlight Nights workshop based on the successful Understanding Nikon Speedlight Menus: Get the Most From Your Speedlights Without Breaking Their Little Necks workshops. (Canon Speedlite Nights coming soon…). This ongoing small group workshop, led by experienced photographer Porter Manring, is tailored to the specific […]

Umbrellas for Off Camera Lighting: Shoot Through and Reflective

I received an open question recently on a discussion board from a member of the Off-Camera Lighting Group I run, wondering if a kit with light stand and umbrella would work for taking a self-portrait of himself and partner for Christmas. In the interest of spreading information, here’s what I wrote in reply: Good questions, […]

Lightroom 3 Seminar

Hey gang – For those of you who use Photoshop and Lightroom, or want to know more about it, there is an excellent all day Adobe Lightroom 3 Training Seminar in Indianapolis this coming Fri Oct 28. It is part of Scott Kelby’s KelbyTraining.com and is presented by Matt Kloskowski, both names many of you […]