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Spekular in Syndication: Back to Basics

Kevin Deskins is the Product Manager for LumoPro. He’s also the author of the fantastic lighting blog Spekular. Spekular in Syndication revisits Kevin’s recent posts. Modifiers Kevin looks at the different types of modifiers and how to best take advantage of their capabilities. “Modifiers can be broken down into 3 types: Spread, Focus, and Color. Each has a different […]

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This Week in the World #21

This Week in the World looks at tips & tricks, photo news, product releases, and other interesting stories we stumbled across this week. In case you somehow haven’t heard by now, LumoPro officially announced their new LP180 Quad-Sync Manual Flash. The Strobist says the LP180 is “rock-solid, with a near-perfect feature set for lighting photographers. It’s the […]

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Spekular in Syndication: Getting Started

Kevin Deskins is the Product Manager for LumoPro. He’s also the author of the fantastic lighting blog Spekular. Spekular in Syndication revisits Kevin’s recent posts. Kevin Deskins knows his lighting. After all, he’s the Product Manager for LumoPro. Kevin created Spekular as a way to inform and inspire how photographers think about light. To get you started, we’re […]

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Tips & Tricks: Single Flash Solutions, Part 2: Cool Light vs. Warm Light

Our Tips & Tricks series aims to give beginners, amateurs and professionals alike more ways to approach different aspects of photography and videography. For each installment, we’ve enlisted the expertise of our MPEX staff (or friends of the store) and have received their feedback on method and equipment. (This is a continuation of Tips & Tricks: Single Flash Solutions, […]

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Tips & Tricks: Single Flash Solutions, Part 1: Hard Light vs. Soft Light

Our Tips & Tricks series aims to give beginners, amateurs and professionals alike more ways to approach different aspects of photography and videography. For each installment, we’ve enlisted the expertise of our MPEX staff (or friends of the store) and have received their feedback on method and equipment. Profoto evangelist John Williamson was in Columbus a few weeks ago for […]

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MPEX Newsletter: Photoshop World 2013 Edition

We’re very excited to be heading to Orlando, Florida, next week for the 2013 Photoshop World Conference & Expo. We’ll be at Booth #329 giving away all kinds of fun photo-related accessories. We’ll also be hosting a slew of excellent educational demos at our booth during tradeshow hours. You can find our complete schedule of […]

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MPEX Newsletter: April

Here’s what’s going on with Midwest Photo Exchange in April: Our April Photo Contest is now live! Sponsored by Sony, this month’s theme is Amazing Earth! We live on an amazing planet, filled with flora and fauna and fungus. Show us a photo that really captures the awe of nature, whether it’s a mountainous landscape, a bug in […]

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MPEX Newsletter: March

Here’s what’s going on with Midwest Photo Exchange in March: Our Intermediate DSLR Class is happening on March 16! Do you want to learn more about metering, focus, composition, among other topics? This class might be the one for you. You can even register online! We’re also offering Off Camera Flash Level 1 and Level 2 classes again on March 23 and […]

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MPEX Newsletter: February

Here’s what’s going on at MPEX in February: Profoto‘s John Williamson will be in Columbus February 15-16 for two awesome events. On Friday, Feb. 15 join us for the Lighting for Portraiture seminar, where John will cover everything from different lighting styles to how to set a proper exposure. Then, on Saturday, Feb. 16 we’re hosting Advanced Lighting Techniques Workshop, where […]

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