Collapsible Reflectors

Neewer 43" collapsible reflector

Reflectors are an easy inexpensive way to improve your photography, especially your portraits. Using a reflector, you can bounce light up on your subject’s face to eliminate unflattering shadows and light up their eyes to create catchlights. The most common reflectors, and what I use, are collapsible 5-in-1 reflectors. They come in all shapes and sizes and they are incredibly cheap, so you have no… Continue Reading

Best flash diffuser: Lumiquest SoftBox

Lumiquest Softbox

Speedlights are great, but just mounting it on top of your camera and snapping away doesn’t always provide the best results. If you’re shooting indoors where there are white walls or ceilings, you can bounce the light, but what about the rest of the time? Lumiquest makes four different sizes of softboxes that are designed specifically for speedlights. They spread out and soften the light… Continue Reading