3 Tips On Creating Lens Flare With No Sun

How do you achieve a lens flare when there’s no sun? In this video, I show you how to accomplish this look using just one off-camera flash to create a unique lens flare. It took a lot of playing around with different setups to get a very natural-looking lens flare but once I did it became a technique that I was able to reproduce quickly on shoots and at weddings. You can read the full article HERE.

Filmed by Matt Mahoney. This video is about how I use one single off-camera flash to re-create real lens flare when the sun has either went down already or simply doesn't want to come out from behind the clouds.

Twisted Preset 4th of July SALE!

Happy 4th of July!

$50 off SALE!

I wanted to help everyone celebrate Independence Day with a $50 Discount Code to use on the LR + ASE Preset Bundle, bringing the total down to $100. There is an update coming which you will receive for free adding one more color preset, one more B&W preset, and a few more adjustment presets. Here is a blog post that I edited completely with the Twisted Preset system, which is a look that you can get in just a few clicks.

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The great about this system is that you can get a look that is much more vibrant and brighter with just a few different clicks if that is your style. There will also be more tutorial videos coming soon!

*Please use Discount Code “JULY4” when checking out*

CAMP RESET V.2 - ITHACA, NY

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL GOOD UNTIL JULY 14TH

$750

Includes lodging with 3 meals

3 days of learning with myself, Jason Vinson, and Bud Johnson.


 
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Camp Reset was created with the idea of placing importance on taking time for yourself as a business owner, since it is rarely realized in a small company. Along with continuing to learn and educate yourself, it’s just as important to set aside time to recharge, take a deep breath, and see where you and your business are in order to make necessary improvements and to invest in new ideas.

Join Jay Cassario, Jason Vinson, and Bud Johnson on an intimate and epic experience designed to inspire the hell out of you through gaining insight into their vision and shooting techniques. The three of them will inspire you through their love for their craft, their artistic and creative approach, while also being complete open books sharing everything they know with nothing held back. You’ll be spending three days with other like-minded creatives who are all looking to do the same exact thing you are, to be inspired and grow as photographers and artists while making new friends along the way. That’s what workshops like this are all about, an experience that changes you not only as a photographer, but as a person.

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Making The Most Of Natural Light - CRITIQUE

OFF THE GRID - A Wedding Workshop In Iceland

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So, I was finally able to make it happen, a wedding photography workshop in Iceland with two good friends and talented photographers Jason Vinson and Bud Johnson! Click on the image above to get more details and see what we have planned. Basically, it’s 5 days in Iceland that will be the fun and adventurous workshop that I’ve had in mind for the past 3 years. The sad news is that we can only bring 8 photographers with us, so if this is something you’re interested in I wouldn’t hesitate to grab your spot. Food and transportation are covered, plus Leica will be providing free gear for anyone that wants to take a loaner with them to shoot with throughout their trip! Really looking forward to this one!