Carter Baran Makes Dreamlike, Colorful Cinematic Photographs

“It’s lots of fun to see how light interacts,” says young photographer Carter Baran about his vivid, complexly lit conceptual photographs. Being gifted a fog machine some years ago got him more interested in creating photographs that resemble stills from science fiction movies and TV shows. Just 19 years old, he’s creating a significant portfolio of images that is sure to take him places in the future.

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Cheap Photo: Orlit RoveLight RT 610 Rechargeable Monolight Is Just $399

If you want to use off-camera flash, the Orlit RoveLight RT 610 HSS TTL with a trigger for $399 is the perfect way to start.

Using off-camera flash is the easiest way to make your images stand out from the crowd. It’s honestly not as hard as you may think to learn the techniques needed to take your photos to the next level. Some may think it’s expensive to get a quality rechargeable monolight to take with you on location. That notion couldn’t be further from the truth, though. For a limited time, you can pick up the excellent, rechargeable ORLIT RoveLight RT 610 monolight that features both HSS and TTL, and it comes with a remote trigger for just $399! Join us after the break for more details about this monolight and the deal. Continue reading…

Off-Camera Lighting: A Quick Look at Some of Our Fave Gear for Portraits

This off-camera lighting gear will dramatically improve your portrait photography.

There are two types of photographers in this world: natural light specialists, and off-camera lighting specialists. Both lighting styles are fantastic and can yield some incredible results. Today, we’re going to look at off-camera lighting gear that is not only powerful and easy to use, it’s also incredibly affordable. Join us after the break to see some of our favorite off-camera lighting products. Continue reading…