Just Announced: New Canon 600EX-RT Speedlite, w/FIVE Group Radio Trans and Filter Holder. . .

Nikon, the gauntlet has been thrown. . . The new Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Flash has been announced with some nifty new features. – See details at Midwest Photo Exchange (MPEX) – More at Amazon: Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Flash New wireless multiple flash system using radio wave communication for enhanced control of up to five groups […]

The New Stars of Photography: Smithsonian, Mar 2012

If you’re interested in making interesting and unique images, this article is worth the read. If you’re not, well, then why take pictures at all. . . In the Mar 2012 issue of Smithsonian: “In a camera-phone world, serious photography matters more than ever. To capture the medium’s vitality, Smithsonian asked 13 acknowledged masters to […]

New Gear Page

Been a crazy few weeks as the 21c Studio Workshop season heats up. I’ve promised recent attendees of the Nikon Speedlight Series and the One-Light Workshops (How To Get The Most Out of Your Speedlights Without Breaking Their Little Necks) that in lieu of them making notes throughout the workshops, I’d provide an online list […]

Tweaking, Heating, and Nod. . .

If you happen to stumble into the 21c website and blog and see images in odd places, weird layouts, and dust and debris just all over the place, well, come back in an hour or two, maybe a day, to see the improvements. It’s tweaking time. As daylight sneaks away from the darkest time of […]

Additional Dates & Discounts for Nikon Speedlight Sessions

Due to the interest in the Nikon Speedlight Saturdays & Nikon Speedlight Nights workshops, and that many have indicated they would like more dates from which to choose for the multi-session discounts, additional dates have been added to both series. Saturdays 1p – 4p: Feb 25, Mar 10, Mar 24, Apr 7, Apr 28, May […]

Nikon Speedlight Saturdays

21c Studio is offering a small group (5 photographers max) Nikon Speedlight Saturdays 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 […]

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 […]