The “Y” and How for Simple Studio Lighting

The “Y” and How for Simple Studio Lighting

The most daunting task for any new or aspiring photographer who wants to add “Studio” lighting to their repertoire is understanding where and “Y” you place your Studio Lights.   What I will present here is a simplified reduction of this complex task. You have to start somewhere right? So here we go.  Just click here! … Continue reading

Understanding Lighting Patterns

Have you ever wanted to slim a face, or produce dramatic black and white images?   In this blog you will learn that it does not take multiple flashes and enormously expensive Studio setups to control your lighting. Whether your light is natural or augmented by a reflector, speedlight or strobe (or all three) it is … Continue reading

Zero Gravity–The Grace of Underwater Photography

During the months of June, July and August Ralph Hunter (Hunter Photography) and John Chandler (Chandler Studios) we will be producing Underwater Photo sessions for Models.  Both Ralph and John are Certified Professional Photographers with the Professional Photographers of America!   In these sessions we emphasize the grace and flow that only underwater images can produce.   … Continue reading

Passion is just not enough

  Passion: a strong or extravagant fondness, enthusiasm, or desire for anything. In example “a passion for photography.” When you scan any number of Photographer websites or Facebook pages you are certain to find the word “passion” as the artist defines their personal connections with photography. Passion is certainly a component that a creative artist … Continue reading

Chandler Studios Presents

A Short Course on Digital Photography September 27-28 2014 An exciting Weekend Workshop  that will open your eyes to what your Camera and Photoshop can do for you.  This is a HANDS ON experience that will help and guide you to better understand your camera, a flash and lighting, and the engine that powers LightRoom … Continue reading

Fine Art Portraits from Chandler Studios

What discerns a “Fine Art” portrait from a Studio Portrait?  Webster defines fine art as “a visual art considered to have been created primarily for aesthetic purposes and judged for its beauty and meaningfulness….”      While this image was created to be a Fine Art Portrait it began as an image created primarily for aesthetic … Continue reading