Lighting is a crucial element to your photograph whether you’re using natural light or artificial light. Do you know how to use studio lighting? Have you been thinking about giving it a try? We have the perfect workshop all about studio lighting to help you learn! CMpro Jessica Gwozdz is a master of studio light and she is back this month for another run of her popular class Lighting 101: Studio Lighting for Beginners. Interested in how others feel about(…)
Get to know your CMteam! We are so often asked what we shoot with, what’s “in our bag”, what bag we carry and so on and so forth. So we’re giving you all a little peek behind the scenes to get to know your CMteam better. A couple of times a month throughout this year and into 2013 we’ll feature a different CMteam member and give you “a peek inside” – a peek inside their bag, their workspace and a(…)
Do you struggle with the thought of using studio lights? Are you confused about softboxes, umbrellas, and beauty dishes? Do you agonize over which lights and modifiers are best? Do you need someone to help you turn the lights on?! CMmentor Jessica Gwozdz who is a studio lighting expert is here today to show you the differences between modifiers. Be ready to take some notes, try not to smile at her adorable son, and make sure to read all the(…)
Our fabulous resident studio lighting guru, Jessica Gwozdz, recently got the opportunity to test drive some studio gear from our good friends at Adorama. She has written this wonderful review of the gear so if you’re looking to set up a studio you can start making your shopping list! And don’t forget to stalk our CMU page for the next run of Jes’ ever popular Lighting 101: Studio Lighting for Beginners workshop.
product review | adorama flashpoint studio gear
by Jessica Gwozdz
CMPro and CMmentor, Jessica Gwozdz is well known around CM for shooting herself and she has written a great tutorial so you all can get out there and shoot yourselves too!
I Shot Myself 365 Times and Lived to Tell About It
I am coming to you today as a veteran of a self-portrait 365 project. Yes, I photographed myself everyday for an entire year! I took this on as a personal photographic challenge and I am so glad I did. It(…)
Our very own Jessica Gwozdz went through the CPP certification process this past year and passed all of their requirements to receive her CPP certification. It was well deserved and we’re so very proud of her and her accomplishment. Jes is sharing her journey with the CPP process here on the blog. She’s also sharing some photographs from her portfolio submission. Congratulations, Jes and thanks for sharing!!
Why I Got CPP Certified
Since I announced my photographic certification this fall, I(…)
A common complaint we here over and over again at Clickinmoms is “What on earth does Facebook do to my pictures? They look awful when I upload!” Why is this? Well, one of our Clickinmoms mentors, Jessica Gwozdz, has gotten to the bottom of it for us AND has included a freebie Photoshop action for you! Woot!! Thanks, Jes!!
Sharpen for Facebook Tutorial and Action
One reason is that the uploaded image is too big for the space that Facebook(…)