Category: Gear

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Free Plus Preview: Lightweight Lighting Gear For Travel Portraits

It’s been such a blast this month having Liz guest coaching and sharing her techniques and tips for studio and portrait work. Since she shared the gear she likes to use as well as how to approach using artificial light in her work. I decided to create this quick video to show you all some of the smaller lighting gear I like to take with me when traveling light. Links to the gear are below…

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Studio Basics

Enjoy this wonderful video by Hudson and me that covers everything you need to know about working in a studio. We will cover space, backdrops, equipment, lighting and working with a model.

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Product Spotlight – Lume Cube

Our popular Spring into Summer Event is rolling along and we want to highlight a product from one of our amazing sponsors, Lume Cube

Today, I am stoked to share with you a versatile flash & video lighting device. It’s the Single Cube from the amazing people at Lume Cube. I hadn’t used this product much before, but definitely will be going forward.

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What Gear Do I Need For Water Photography?

In this first video as your ON1 Guest Coach for March, I want to cover a few gear basics for water photography. You do not need a lot of gear for great water photos. The core of my kit is very compact.

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Matt’s Mobile Phone Gear

Thanks so much for checking out our videos during Mobile Week last week. One of the questions I saw a lot was from people asking me about the iPhone tripod/clamp that I use. Rather than just put links, I figured I’d do a quick video to show you both of the tools I use, and you could see them in action. Enjoy!

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A Small, Cheap, But Must-Have Item in My Camera Bag

Here’s a quick video on a must-have item in my camera bag. It’s one of those things that’s small, cheap, and easy to keep with you and can make a huge difference when you really need it. Oh, and here’s the links to the two that I mentioned.

• Hoodman USA Lens Wipes (Click here)

• Zeiss Lens Wipes (Click here)

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ON1 Inspiration – Episode 9: Behind the Scenes

Watch Scott Davenport in this short behind the scenes video shooting the latest episode of ON1 Inspiration.

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Matt’s Iceland Adventure – Day 2 and 3 Recap

Well, I missed Day 2 because we were on the road a lot, so I’m catching up on Day 2 and 3. First off, as I write this I’m sitting on a couch drinking coffee, on a snowy windy morning. There’s basically nothing we can do outside right now. We were out last night trying to shoot the Aurora and Milky Way and it was too windy to even get a sharp photo. This morning is even worse. Snow, and around 25 mph winds makes it a nice day to relax a little and catch up.

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The Lens Filters I Always Carry

In yesterday’s Live Q&A I had a number of questions about what filters I carry with me these days and I promised I would link a recent blog post I just wrote about exactly that. There are loads of example images and explanations.

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