How to Scan Slide Film with a Camera and What You’ve Got at Home

“Thou shouldst not have been old till thou hadst been wise.” – William Shakespeare, King Lear, (I.iv)

“I think it would be best if we delay the shoot.” That was part of an email I received in early March, right about the time I was thinking that my year wasn’t looking too bad, business-wise. I work as a commercial photographer in Vancouver, Canada, and I had enjoyed a fairly prosperous couple of months. Early 2020 was looking better than 2019, that’s for sure. Then everything ground to a halt: I don’t have to go into much more detail than that, as I’m not alone at all in this situation. The entire planet feels at a standstill.

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Five Necessities for the New Strobist

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Essentials for th Strobist Street Photographer (9 of 9)ISO 2001-200 sec at f - 3.5

You’ve seen the light! Now you realize and value why off-camera lighting is so very important and all the creative benefits that can be had with using it. If you’re still new to this bright world, you’ll be delighted to know that there is so much more out there beyond the use of infrared transmission. Plus, you can shape your light to look so much better than a bare flash or bounced flash can.

Here’s a quick roundup of some excellent items that you may want to pick up.


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