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Equipment DIY Technical & Testing

The Canon EOS 30D Project

The initial goal here was to find the cheapest camera I could get and see what I could do with it. My focus was to see if this camera could meet the needs of someone on an extreme budget. Kinda like my non-existent YouTube production budget, haha. I think you get the idea here. If […]

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Equipment DIY

DIY: 12″ gold/silver reflector as a flash bounce.

Why I had never tried this before I don’t know… I have a small 12 inch Promaster reflector that has silver on one side and gold on the other. I also have a few Rogue filter gel rubber bands (2 work a lot better than one in this case). Put them together and it makes […]

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Equipment DIY Flash Related

Portable Wireless Flash Tripod Setup

I put together a portable flash setup for a convention coming up. My plans here are to potentially use this as a secondary light source in more detailed photo sessions (assuming I have any). The nice thing about it is the portability and I’m also able to get around a few limitations of the gear […]