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 […]

PhotoPro Expo 2012

It’s been all over the web and email the last week or two, but for those who have not yet heard about it…the Midwest’s biggest, baddest, and best gathering of industry leaders and speakers for 2012 is going to be happening right here in Greater Cincinnati. Who would’a thunk it. PhotoPro Expo 2012 is taking […]

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, […]

Help Portrait 2011: Scheduled for 12/10

HELP PORTRAIT is doing it again this year and I’m helping to organize an event for SW Ohio. HELP PORTRAIT is a global movement of photographers using their time, gear, and expertise to give back to those in need. It may be anyone in your community; single parents, elderly, recently downsized, caught in the mortgage […]

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 […]

New Studio, New Site

Well, it has been a journey and a half getting to this point, from being on the road 24/7/50, to recently opening a new studio and art space here in SW Ohio. Networking with models, makeup artists, stylists, and other photographers & creative people in just one metropolitan area–that of the ever-more-blending-together Cincinnati-Dayton-NKY area–has been […]