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Education & Workshops

Education and workshops presented by D. Brent Walton

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.

Corel Painter 2017

Corel Painter 2017 continues to impress me. It’s my goal to complete one painting a month in 2017, and Corel Painter is going to help me achieve this goal. It allows me to pick up where I left off without having to worry about cleaning my brushes and work area.