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Feeding the Crave for Photography with Profoto

Our friend, Leonardo Carrizo, is a multi-media storyteller who travels around the world capturing the story behind the destination.  In this stateside blog entry, Carrizo takes us behind the scenes of a very powerful shoot featuring local Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes with Profoto gear!   I’m always thinking about what to photograph next. It’s like an addiction, […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios

Pop, Pop, Power To Spare, Anywhere – First Look, Profoto B1X 500 AirTTL Monolight

As destination workshop providers, instructors and guides, we don't get to shoot nearly enough studio images. So when an opportunity comes along to break out the studio strobes and craft some well thought lighting and imagery, we get excited. When Profoto sends us their new flagship portable strobe we get downright ecstatic. As we both love landscape images, what better product to test out, in the great outdoors and put it through its paces.

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Hands-on with the Profoto D2 AirTTL, the “World’s Fastest Monolight”

When Profoto added TTL, High Speed Sync, and studio-level power to the Profoto B1 battery-powered monolight, it was revolutionary. But the newest flash, which the company describes as the “World’s Fastest Monolight,” is built to take the Profoto AirTTL system to the next level with even faster and more powerful lights. The Profoto D2 500/1000 AirTTL monolight may […]

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How to create natural light with flash – Profoto

This article originally appeared on Profoto.com here: How to create natural light with flash – Profoto All photos by Adam Angelides How to Create Natural Light Using Flash with Profoto Lights One of the potential problems with using artificial light is that it can look just that- artificial. Check out this video on how photographer Adam Angelides uses flash […]

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TJ’s Daily Blog #58- Tiahna and Luke

TJ’s Daily Blog #58 Tiahna and Luke This image is from an engagement session with two friends of mine, Tiahna and Luke. Tiahna is a Wedding and Event Coordinator herself, so I am excited to be given the honor of shooting their wedding. We are all friends, so we had a lot fun, even though it was about 20 degrees […]

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TJ’s Daily Blog #55- Michelle Dean

TJ’s Daily Blog #55 Michelle Dean Meet Michelle. Michelle is the Marketing Manager at Midwest Photo, which means she makes sure as many people as possible know about our little store. Michelle know how to stay organized even in total chaos, and never drops the ball. She will work day and night if something needs to […]

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TJ’s Daily Blog #53- Kwame Freddy

TJ’s Daily Blog #53 Kwame Freddy Meet Fred. Fred is the newest member of the MPEX Rental Department, which at this point, is probably the most helpful and friendly rental department in all the land. Fred is cool as a cucumber. He is a portrait photographer, and a musician, and is always looking to do something creative, or at least […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #49- Shadow Thoughts

The Daily Photo #49- February 18th, 2016 By Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Shadow Thoughts Spent some time in the studio recently working on lighting technique and some effects lighting. Seems like the shadows and lines would be simple, but they can be a challenge. ISO 200 ­ 1/200 @ f/2.8 ­at 85mm Gear used: Canon 5D SR body […]

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The Daily Photo #48- Jesse Michael Barr Trio

The Daily Photo #48- February 17th, 2016 Jesse Michael Barr Trio I have shot Jesse once before for the Daily Blog, and this time I also shot the musicians he is gigging with. This is a band of amazing musicians, with talent for days. In front is Jesse Michael Barr, lead singer and guitarist of […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #48 – Shadow Games

The Daily Photo #48- February 17th, 2016 By Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Shadow Games Spent some time in the studio recently working on lighting technique and some effects lighting. Seems like the shadows and lines would be simple, but they can be a challenge. ISO 200 ­ 1/200 @ f/2.8 ­at 85mm Gear used: Canon 5D SR body Canon […]

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