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Education and workshops presented by D. Brent Walton

Product Review AD200

Time to review a product again. This time it is the AD200. I haven’t worked with it a whole lot, but so far I am VERY impressed.

The first time I saw this was when fellow photographer and educator Michael Mowbray posted about it on Facebook. I immediately took a look at the specifications and said, “I want one!”

Portable Strip Light

You’ve heard me talk about the IceLight and my under $30 substitute. Because they are LED, they require higher ISO settings or slower shutter speeds. For this reason I set out to find a portable speedlight solution.

OTG Kit

I love my OTG Kit (On the Go Kit). I can grab what I need in one, or at most two trips to the car. (The number of trips depends on extra equipment I might need to bring.)

Why A Beginner Needs a Mannequin

Here’s why a beginning portrait photographer needs a mannequin. A mannequin is a steady, reliable subject. Just like a beginning painter needs an apple, a vase and other simple objects to sketch and paint, a new portrait photographer needs a mannequin to practice.