Archive for the ‘Tools & Organization’ Category

Thorsten asked: When metering light, where do you point the dome of the meter?

Thorsten wrote: Great little BTS video. I watched very closely and think I know the answer to my question, but not 100% sure, so here goes – when metering do you point the dome of the meter at the key light or back towards the camera (for the sake of simplicity, I’m assuming a single [...]

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Posted on June 12, 2011 at 7:49 am by Steve Sint · Permalink · 4 Comments
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Update: Get Organized #2….Your Computer

Got an interesting email and then a phone call on my organizing your computer post and I thought I should share them. 1. A photographer who is a computer guru pointed out that for his assignments he uses the assignment’s date as the ID number but, unlike me, he uses the two-digit year as the [...]

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Posted on January 14, 2011 at 1:26 pm by Steve Sint · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Tools & Organization

To Avoid Being Buried Alive!

To Avoid Being Buried Alive! Everyone is always interested in the MP rating of the newest camera that’s introduced. Photographers turn up their noses at a 12 MP camera as if it can’t possibly be worth anything once a new 16 MP camera has been introduced. But, honestly, this MP race is beginning to drive [...]

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Posted on November 17, 2010 at 3:33 am by Steve Sint · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Tools & Organization

Rubber Bands, Velcro, and Tidbits

Rubber Bands, Velcro, and Tidbits After reviewing the post I put up last Sunday, I realized I left out a couple of bits of information that I wanted to add and there is one item in my gear kit that I have updated and I want to mention it too. First off, I’m a big [...]

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Posted on November 12, 2010 at 6:56 am by Steve Sint · Permalink · 3 Comments
In: DIY, My Favorite Things, Tools & Organization, Working with Flash · Tagged with: , , , ,

Get Organized – A book excerpt

What follows is a sidebar in the equipment chapter from my upcoming wedding photography book, “Digital Wedding Photography: Art, Business, and Style” published by Lark Books and available in stores in early 2011. Trying to finish the new book and keeping up with my May/June wedding schedule has me a bit frazzled and that has [...]

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Posted on June 19, 2010 at 12:43 pm by Steve Sint · Permalink · 5 Comments
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