MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Profoto B2 Air TTL Inspires in the “On to Light Shaping” Video Series

Profoto has made taking powerful, studio quality lights on location an incredible new experience in the last year. First, they released the Profoto B1 Air TTL system. If you have not seen them yet, you should definitely come in to the shop to try them out or take them home for the weekend. We used […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

Travel Light And Pack Flat with LumiQuest

Photography is mobile, now more than ever. Unless you work in a commercial photography studio, you probably go somewhere away from home base to take photos. No matter where you have to set up for a photo, everything  you need has to be with you. So to be mobile, you have to travel light. Thats why there […]

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MPEX Experience

LumoPro 3-in-1 Compact Umbrella: More for Less

I’m all about simplicity when it comes to my lighting setups. The less equipment I have to bring with me to shoot the better. I use one light as much as possible, which means that I also only tend to carry one modifier. I don’t like bulk; I like to travel light (if you’ll pardon […]

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MPEX Experience

Photo Frosh Photo Challenge #7: Silhouette

The Photo Frosh Photo Challenge is a newbie’s attempt to complete all thirty of these prompts while (hopefully) learning something in the process. Silhouettes are traditionally captured in the early morning or early evening, around sunrise and sunset respectively, when the sun is at just the right angle to backlight your subject. I didn’t really want to wait until […]

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MPEX Experience

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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MPEX Experience

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 Experience

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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