A Christmas Tale Of Cozy Fireside Back-Lighting (Article)

In this article, international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert shows you how to create a cozy fire backlit Christmas scene using heavy backlighting that appears to originate from a roaring yuletide fire blazing away inside a front-room fireplace. This lighting…

Small Product Big Profit (Article)

In this article, international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert shows you how to turn your kitchen table into a profit centre between meals by doing tabletop photography of small products—a lucrative addition to any photo business and it need not…

Lighting Silverware (Article)

In this article, international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert takes some of the fear out of lighting shiny objects as he walks you through one of his favourite techniques for controlling shine (specular highlights) on highly reflective surfaces. In general…

Ansel Adams’ Zone System In A Nutshell (Article)

Are you permanently confused by Ansel Adams’ Zone System? Have you even heard of Ansel Adams’ Zone System? Well international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert gives you a quick overview for a better understanding as well as how this photographic…

Questioning Success

In this article international lighting guru Dave Montizambert is taking a little break from his usual technique tutorials on lighting and has partnered up with his wife and business partner Sylvianne to uncover a few choice points and ways of…

Film Scanning With Digital Cameras Part – Two (The Video)

In Part 2 of 2 of this how-to video, international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert, having found himself grounded thanks to COVID, tackles the Herculean task of digitizing his archive of film images from over 30 years of shooting ad…

Film Scanning With Digital Cameras – Part One (The Video)

In Part 1 of 2 of this how-to video, international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert, having found himself grounded thanks to COVID, tackles the Herculean task of digitizing his archive of film images from over 30 years of shooting ad…