The ultimate guide to Dodge & Burn

The concept of ‘dodge and burn’ is not new. When people predominantly used a chemical process it was common practice to manually filter out the light exposing the paper to either let the light ‘burn’ into the paper. The more light, the darker the exposure is. The same idea is used to make something lighter. Blocking the […]

The Lighting Series #06

This looks simple, but it’s a bit more complex than you think. When you are creating images that are intended for elaborate retouching, you need to pay particular attention to creating defined but actually relatively flat illumination. Nikon D800, 85mm f1.8 @f9, ISO 100, 1/200s Beauty dish white with diffuser on 1000Ws monoblock Striplight with […]