Creating Backgrounds & Background Contamination

International lighting wizard Dave Montizambert talks about using lighting effects for backgrounds and how to avoid common problems like background contamination that weaken the effect. Also in this fascinating article you will see one of Dave’s favourite background creation tricks…

Shoot-outs and Broken Ankles

In this spell-binding article, international lighting educator Dave Montizambert talks about protecting your business from mishaps, shooting under extremely tight time constraints, and creating dramatic evil lighting on beautiful people. So if you are not freaked out by shadows, check…

Location Lighting With Tethered Shooting

International Lighting Wizard Dave Montizambert loves lighting, for him it is the most exciting part of any shoot! In this video tutorial, Dave will show you how he combines existing available light with artificial strobe or flash lighting while shooting…

DoF–Light, Depth, And Demons

In this compelling article, international lighting guru Dave Montizambert talks about a subject many photographer’s don’t understand, Light Depth of Field! Dave jumps into the principles involved and how to use it to your advantage when lighting. I can’t believe…

Still Life Stamp Book – Digital Light Painting

A little step back into the past with this one — Dave Montizambert recorded this back in the early 2000’s as he integrated the legendary 3 imaging sensor Foveon camera (a digital camera integrated with a laptop) into his work.…