Currently Viewing: Business

Currently Viewing: Business

Behind the ScenesPersonal

Business is good. We’re approaching wedding season, less than two weeks away now until our first of the season. Things are happening quickly, but luckily we also adapt just as fast. Luke and I, being such good friends for so many years, can read each other’s minds. Things like marketing, business systems, and just general planning for growth…we’re feeling the pains of having to implement these systems. This part isn’t my favorite, as it’s far from the creative side we mostly tap into, although I’m glad we have the sense to plan accordingly…I think this is very important. With all the positive things happening around us in life, this is just another reason to be thankful for every day when I wake up. To celebrate booking a few more wedding clients, but also to pow-wow about strategies, we grabbed some lunch to talk over. Life is good…life is good. Oh, the sun-burst shots are with the new Elinchrom Ranger/39″ Octobank system…stay tuned Read More

Behind the ScenesPersonal

Behind the ScenesPersonal

Last weekend I rounded off the strobe collection with my third & fourth Lumopro 160 and another pair of cactus v5 triggers. I had taken the time to use my Strobist DIY kit and build two black-straw snoots, as well as cut, velcro and organize all of the correction & effect gels I received in that kit. Now I have a mobile, wireless w/remote shutter release, four strobe setup. Now combine that with the gels, and I have quite a few possibilities to explore. So I figured it was time to test my equipment and see if I could get a nice shot of water splashing in a martini glass, just for fun. Since the Lumopro 160’s aren’t capable of high-speed sync, I was limited to a shutter speed of 1/250, which is unfortunately bad for motion freeze. I could use studio lights, of course, but I’m really focusing on strobe setups and wireless syncing for this shot. Regardless of Read More