Category Archives: Technique

Wet Plate Journey – by Guy Rhodes

wet plate

East Chicago-based photographer, lighting designer, and filmmaker Guy Rhodes writes about how he got into wet plate photography.

Night Paper – by Matt Hill

night paper

Artist, photographer, and educator Matt Hill self-funded his fine art project “Night Art” where he combines cut paper art & fashion with night photography. The result is a combination of the dilation of time and the beauty of people from all walks of life and all ages dressed in only paper art fashions.

Wirelessly Transmitting Nikon Files to an iPad – by Preston Mack

Preston Mack

Orlando, Florida-based photographer Preston Mack gives a step-by-step tutorial how to shoot wirelessly from a Nikon camera to an iPad.

HDR at the Ballpark – by Mark Goldman

Phillies at Nationals HDR

Photographer Mark Goldman shares some true HDR images he’s taken during his coverage of Nationals and Orioles games.

The Essentials of Shooting Mouthwatering Food Photography – by Lauren Margolis, PhotoShelter


Lauren Margolis of PhotoShelter goes over the essentials of shooting great food photography with food photographer Jonathan Gayman.

A New Beginning – by Guy Rhodes


East Chicago, Indiana-based photographer, videographer, and lighting technician Guy Rhodes just launched his new website designed by Photo Brigade’s designer and co-founder, Laia Prats.

Lighting the Remnant Oak – by Michael Durham


Michael Durham is a nature photographer based in Portland, Oregon and recently spent an evening lighting a gigantic Oak Tree using strobes. He gave Photo Brigade an exclusive first person account of his difficult shoot.

On Model Releases – by Matt Slaby


Based in Denver, freelance photographer/attorney and founding member of Luceo Images Matt Slaby talks about the merits and importance of model releases in his column, “Legal Left, Meet Creative Right”.

Lighting at 7000 feet – by Craig Mitchelldyer


VIDEO – Portland-based freelance photographer Craig Mitchelldyer held a lighting workshop 7,000 feet up on the face of Mt. Hood.

Behind the Scenes of Quagmire – by Scott Holstein


Tallahassee, FL-based photographer Scott Holstein gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of his latest shoot “Quagmire” in the Florida swamps.