On the second Wednesday night of the month we try to hold a studio night to give club members experience of working in a studio environment and understanding the use of their camera on Manual settings.
From the experience of the previous studio night when a crowd turned up expecting a ‘model’, expectations were moderated a bit for tonight. However it was decided to split the room into two sessions. One session using full studio lighting and backdrops and the other using a Light Tent (Light Cube) which can be purchased on eBay for around £12 or with lights for around £24. I also set up a shoot through umbrella on a stand with a Canon 580EXII Speedlight with a wireless trigger. Umbrellas, stands, brackets and triggers can also found on eBay at reasonable prices. Continue reading