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 […]

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 […]

Upcoming Paid Modeling Opportunities…

Manring Photo / 21c Studio has a couple paid modeling opportunities next week for any of you that may be interested. Both paid modeling opportunities will be for the SwOH Strobists , a group I started for photographers interested in learning more about off-camera lighting. Both events will have the same topic: “Dialing It Down: […]

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, […]