Conquering Color Correction

Every photographer knows what it’s like to get an idea for a photograph and then struggle to figure out how to execute the shot that’s in their head. In this case, the idea belonged to photographer Andy Van den Eynde who imagined a heroic band of torch-bearing Gauls venturing into the Belgian forest on a…

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Location Lighting Made Easy with Rick Friedman

We’ve got a brand new kit of light-control materials available for photo and video professionals to use when they venture outside the studio – The Location Lighting Filter Kit. The kit was designed by photographer Rick Friedman to represent his “must-have” Rosco materials that he’s relied on during his 30+ years as a photographer. This…

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Portraying a Musician by Kevin Ames
Lighting & Background Solutions for Photographers

Kevin Ames is an Atlanta-based commercial photographer that works for corporate clients including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Carter’s, Honda and Westin Hotels. His photographs have appeared in Time, Newsweek, and The Wall Street Journal. Kevin also writes photographic lighting tutorials. Below is a tutorial he recently shared with us about his experience lighting a portrait of a local musician.

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We’ve A Got Machine For That – 10 Uses for Rosco’s
NEW Vapour Series Fog & Haze Machines!

1. Show Off Your Awesome Beams of Light Whether you’re lighting inside a nightclub, a theatre with a few hundred seats or Madison Square Garden, the Rosco V-Hazer provides reliable, smooth haze to capture beams of light to build illuminated texture on any stage. 2. Create Special Effects for Theatre Using fog on stage is…

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Let Your Camera See The Light

Smoke, fog, mist, haze – no matter what you call it, using this technique adds a distinctive look to your images. Light is invisible – you, and your camera, can only see it once it reflects off of something like a person, tree, wall, etc. Whether you’re shooting stills or video, sometimes you want to…

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Happy Loop-Year!

Exactly one year ago, at NAB, we released our LitePad Loop LED Ring Light and we published a Spectrum blog post to introduce this revolutionary fixture for those that weren’t able to make it to Las Vegas to see the light in person. Since then, LitePad Loop has been used to shoot everything from interviews…

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