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Mounting Off Camera Flash – Best Methods

By at July 16, 2012 | 10:13 am

Gary Fong, professional photographer and developer of cool photography tools demonstrates how to convert a tripod and umbrella hot-shoe holder into a much more sturdy, and faster-to-use lightstand for mounting off camera

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The Pre-Event Checklist For Photographers

By at April 25, 2012 | 11:48 am

The pre-event checklist for photographers is the most important form a professional photographer can have, not only to diligently monitor the safe acquisition of digital image files, but to show no lack of diligence in a

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Are You Losing Quality When Converting Images to Black and White?

By at February 15, 2012 | 10:27 am

Are You Losing Quality When Converting Images to Black and White? Gary Fong explains why preserving midrange tones is important for the highest quality when converting color digital images to black and white. He shows how much information is lost with the common "desaturation" method and capture in BxW mode provided by most digital

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Get Rid of Ugly Bounced Light on Group Photos

By at January 18, 2012 | 3:03 pm

Getting ugly bounced light on group photos? Using a Lightsphere and Chrome Dome with the proper camera and flash settings, Gary Fong demonstrates in great detail how to eliminate both shadows and harsh flash from your group photo shots. Take a look and share your tips & comments!

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Off Camera Flash Comparison – Gary Fong

By at November 16, 2011 | 1:48 pm

Gary Fong demonstrates the difference between the outdated studio umbrellas outdoors and the Lightsphere Collapsible in this off camera flash comparison. He shows how the Lightsphere gives more of a focused light as opposed to the

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Wedding Photo Contest Winners – The Departure

By at October 19, 2011 | 8:59 am

1st Place Wedding Photo Contest Winner - Ronnie Lascano Photography Texas Wedding Photographer Ronnie Lascano won First Place in our "Departure" Wedding Photo Contest! Gary Fong, our guest judge chose this winning photo, "The expression and angle is very organic. It sums up a wedding quite nicely."Ronnie won Gary Fong's Color Gel pack along with the Lightsphere

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The Ideal Wedding Photography Showroom

By at October 18, 2011 | 11:52 am

Gary Fong was a professional wedding photographer for 20 years. Having shot over a thousand weddings means more than 3,000 pitch appointments. After all of these years of meeting with couples, Gary shares the preferred sitting orientation when presenting a sample wedding album. He tours a wedding photography showroom at a home studio, and explains why it works, and

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How to Fine Tune Digital Camera for Best Results

By at August 17, 2011 | 8:20 am

World-renown photographer and inventor Gary Fong explains how to fine tune digital camera to get more accurate

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Dramatic Glass Block Wall Shoot with Powersnoot Demonstration

By at July 18, 2011 | 8:53 am

Gary Fong demonstrates an indoor shoot using the Gary Fong, Inc. Powersnoot on a Nikon SB700 in remote mode and camera on manual mode in a variety of shutter speeds. This video was taken in the historic Sydney Convention Center, Australia in front of a master class. Gary Fong holds a Powersnoot

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How to Get Consistent Flash Exposures

By at June 10, 2011 | 10:09 am

World renowned photographer Gary Fong teaches you how to achieve more consistent flash exposures while shooting with Canon, Sony and Nikon brand

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