Dave’s Blog

Dazed & Confused Part 2

In Part 1 of this truly remarkable article, Dave posed the question, ‘Does diffusing a light make the light quality softer?’, and then went on to answer that no it doesn’t. To understand this further and to see how this…

Beer Shoot – Digital Light Painting

A little step into the past with this one — Dave and his brother/partner at the time, Mark Montizambert, are recorded back in 1999 as they integrate the legendary 3 imaging sensor Foveon camera into their work. This is a…

Dazed & Confused Part 1

In this spell-binding article, international lighting educator Dave Montizambert delves into light quality (soft light specifically) and the rhetoric surrounding it to ease some of the confusion. He also looks at Shadow Edge Transfer and how it is confused with…

Tripods & Metering For Superior Lighting

In this video, lighting wizard Dave Montizambert gives his thoughts on when and why tripods should be used as well as do you really need to meter when creating lighting.

Main-Light Placement & Fear — The Article

In this fabulous article, international lighting-for-photography trainer Dave Montizambert shows you how to take the fear out of lighting as well as the basics of placing the main light for studio portraiture for pleasing results. Wow!!! Read Article Click Here

Portrait Main-Light Placement — The Movie

In this fabulous video tutorial, international lighting-for-photography trainer Dave Montizambert shows you the basics of placing the main light for studio portraiture for pleasing results. Wow!!!

Putting Some Tooth Into Dark Prints — The article

In this article, based on the movie of the same name, international lighting wizard Dave Montizambert looks at printing dark night scenes with all their subtleties where many of the rich nuances which appear beautifully depicted on screen get “lost…

Putting Some Tooth Into Dark Prints — The Movie

In this more than a good-time video tutorial, international lighting wizard Dave Montizambert looks at printing dark night scenes with all their subtleties where many of the rich nuances which appear beautifully depicted on screen get “lost in translation” once…