Photography Tips & Tricks: Photography Tips & Tricks: Choosing a Second Wedding Shooter and Shooting in Direct Sunlight – Episode 14

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Do you shoot weddings or events? Pete Collins gives some advice on how to pick a second shooter that complements your style. Jerry Ghionis gives another invaluable tip on shooting in direct sunlight and RC reviews Stand Bagger's Grab n' Go bag showing how it's perfect for shooting your next small event. RC also shows off Ona Bag's Brixton bag, which one lucky viewer will win!
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Do you shoot weddings or events? Pete Collins gives some advice on how to pick a second shooter that complements your style. Jerry Ghionis gives another invaluable tip on shooting in direct sunlight and RC reviews Stand Bagger's Grab n' Go bag showing how it's perfect for shooting your next small event. RC also shows off Ona Bag's Brixton bag, which one lucky viewer will win!

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  1. Henrik says:

    BagMe!… Plz ;-)
    Oh, Good show as always…

  2. nice show as always
    take care, Thierry

  3. George says:

    I love this show!

  4. Andrew says:

    Great show once again. Perhaps some more tips from either Pete or RC on some wedding or event shooting.

    RC is a great host, but I did see him at PhotoPlus a couple of years back, and I do not think the “I’m 5’11 statement” is entirely accurate :)

  5. Great episode. The ONA bag looks really nice! How about tips about concert/event photography in daylight?

  6. Kevin Figueira says:

    Great show again, thanks for all you guys do. I learn a lot from watching. I am in the market for a new camera bag it looks like a really nice one.

  7. David Duhon says:

    I loved episode 14. The photography tip around posing the female model into the sunlight was great. I look forward to your next episode. Please consider more shooting/natural lightning techniques in future episodes.

  8. Brad Vautrinot says:

    Great show, RC.

    How about showing folks how to use the Spyder lens calibration kit. I’d like to calibrate some of my lenses to my D-800E. Thanks.

    B.

  9. Ant says:

    Good Show. Nice explanation by Jerry.
    RC, can you show us about those jells? thank you!
    Ona bag looks great!

  10. Scott King says:

    I’m not entering the contest just leaving a comment.

    …I didn’t know you and Pete sometimes do wedding work. What are the chances of you guys doing a in-the-field episode?

  11. Per Martin Grambo says:

    Nice looking bag, that one. Will it take a D800 with battery grip and a 28-300 on it, I wonder..?

  12. Good show guys! Would be glad to test out the bag too! Shooting at the conservatory at Longwood Gardens next week and it would be an interesting test. ;-)

  13. David Olshan says:

    Great show RC. The Brixton bag looks awesome. I would like to see your take on the different Nikon focus and AF modes in a TNT show.

  14. Sam S. says:

    Great show. Thanks.

  15. Salech says:

    Great episode!

  16. dan says:

    Nice Bag. Can’t wait to hear your comments.

  17. Delos Johnson says:

    Enjoyed the subject lighting segment. I don’t know if you share comments with vendors, but I hate that camera bag manufacturers (with only one or two exceptions) line bags in black. Kata uses high contrast yellow which makes it so much easier to find the small, black items that are so common with camera equipment and accessories. I wonder if this might not be a good topic to discuss on a future show. If you have some “do it yourselfers” on staff who have solutions to the issue, that would be nice, too.

  18. Fitz says:

    Great show. Ona bag looks nice.

  19. Vinay says:

    Great show as always , Thanks for the tips

  20. Brandon Himoff says:

    Great Show.

  21. Danilo says:

    Love that travel tripod. and that Ona bag looks pretty sweet.

  22. Bob Burns says:

    The ONA bag looks like it might just be the one I have been looking for! I like the Stand Bagger too.
    Thanks for a great show.

  23. Mike Bushbaum says:

    Hey guys,
    How about more in-depth episodes. Perhaps a single show on a single topic. Like the variety, but sometimes it would be nice to have more information.

  24. Jeremy says:

    great show guys, i always learn new things and my photography jumped forward thanks to you!
    would love the bag for my NYC trip beginning of Feb!

  25. Mickey V says:

    Great show as always. Went to RC led seminar recently. Super instructor! ONA bag would be a nice addition!

  26. Gail Baker says:

    Good show. Love the bag.

  27. Tom Williams says:

    How about showing some images when you give the flash tips, maybe with/without the flash?

  28. Albert Goodrich says:

    I would love to see a show on sports photography… great looking bag by the way

  29. Would luv a better bag! But any prize would B cool.
    I’m watching all of Jerry’s training vid’s now. I have a wedding coming up.

    Would like tutoring on aperture settings for landscapes.
    Martin

  30. Al says:

    Good show… good looking bag

  31. Jeffery Schafer says:

    Love your program. I would like to see a program dedicated to the various light triggers available .

  32. Bob Burns says:

    I like the ONA bag and the StandBagger is awesome. Gerry is amazing! Thanks for another great show.

  33. Henry Heerschap says:

    Looks like a great bag. I’d love to win one. Enjoyed the episode, especially the tips on lighting. Please do a segment on your gel system.

  34. James Grill says:

    Great show RC. Loved the segment on shooting in harsh sun.

  35. Florian Cortese says:

    As always, there are a few pearls or tips that we can learn from. Jerry’s tips on posing in harsh light situations was great.

  36. Luis barrero says:

    RC Great show once again.

  37. Jennifer T. says:

    Awesome! Love ONA bags. Great Tips and tricks!

  38. Jennifer T. says:

    Awesome! Thanks for the tips and tricks!

  39. Carol says:

    The ONA bag looks great. I would love to win one.

  40. Philip Arthur says:

    Nice episode, I really liked the wedding tip.

  41. Tim says:

    Great show good hints on posing and the camera bag looks fantastic!

  42. Philip Arthur says:

    Nice episode.

  43. JF Jacques says:

    Great show, very informative… can’t wait till the next one…

  44. Florian Cortese says:

    Episode 14: There always something to learn with each episode. Jerry’s tips on positioning and posing in harsh light was great. The Ona bag looks cool and not your typical camera bag that screams “steal me!:

  45. As always, a really great show. You all do well in explaining stuff, so the viewers can follow it. I’m from norway and follow this show every week, and learn some stuff too.

    The Ona bag looks terrific and would be lovely to bring with me on my photo journeys.

    As a wish, I would like you to talk about night photo. As we all know, there are numerous of settings you can use, and I wonder what your favourite setting are, and maybe some tips?

  46. Frank says:

    Ona Bag look good. What can you put in it.

  47. John P says:

    Love the show, and love the music for the intro. I’d also like to see more Larry Becker.

  48. Jouni says:

    That’s my dream bag! Looks perfect for both shooting and meetings. Too bad they don’t sell them here in Europe.

  49. W Patrick Clements says:

    RC cool gear I hope I have a chance to get the book on lighting…..

  50. M Lew says:

    Enjoyed the show – as always something interesting and useful to learn.

  51. k d says:

    great to see pete back again-great show guyz!!

  52. amber butterfield says:

    Thanks for the tip RC on what’s in your bag.

  53. Scott Fritz says:

    Thank you for all the tips and trips. The Ona bag looks really nice, will be curious to see how it works in the field.

  54. Rick Spitzer says:

    The Ona bag looks great! It would be interesting to see what each of you guys would carry in it on different kinds of shoots.

  55. Filipe Louro says:

    Hi guys,

    great show. I started working recently in my photography skills recently and i found out you podcast on Itunes. There was an instant click and now you are on my favourite list of podcasts.

    Keep going guys…i’m eager for the next episode. That Ona bag is very cool, it does not seams you are carrying photo gear at all.

    I would like to see some contest challenges to keep interest up in practicing photography.

    Best Regards from Portugal ;)
    Filipe Louro

  56. RJ says:

    Loved Jerry’s tips today!

  57. Mathew Kirby says:

    great show, always looking for small light suggestions….

  58. Jim Condoc says:

    Love the bag. And, would love to hear about your DIY jells.

  59. Roger says:

    Don’t know anything about ONA bags, but would be happy to test it for you!

  60. Sandy Stigliano says:

    I love bags too!!!

  61. RC says:

    Great show. Could you show how to work with the Beauty Dish.
    thanks.

  62. Anoop Gabha says:

    Another great show. Jerry’s tips are awesome. He thinks about light and shadow in a different way and he’s able to explain it very well.

  63. Edward Levy says:

    Could you spend some time talking about the purchase and use of Light meters?

    Thanks.

    Ed Levy

  64. PD Taylor says:

    Always something usable…Thanks

  65. Kevin D. Dalton says:

    love watching and learning more every time I watch.. also love the bag

  66. Ven McAndrew says:

    Great show as always RC! Jerry was great! Love his Kelby Training classes … looking forward to more Jerry Ghionis :-) Nice looking Ona bag too!

  67. vince says:

    good show. nice looking bag (;-))

  68. Anne Wold says:

    Great show. As always very informative.

  69. Michael Klopping says:

    I love the tip if harsh outside light. Bag is something that would help me as I carry my gear randomly.

  70. Constantine Loskutnikov says:

    I like the brixton bag as I saw in Episode 14.
    In Russia, on the Sakhalin(popular for the Americans place) we don’t have sucj an interesting designed bags or eve Manfrotto like lightstands.

  71. Jock Goodman says:

    Thanks for the tips. That Manfrotto lite stand looks like just what i need to buy, but I’d settle for a free prize. Especially the Jack reznicki dvds and the bag. alohadios amigos.
    I JUST received the Nikon 400mm f2.8 from LensPro2Go to shoot the Pro Bowl. Thanks for the NAPP discount. Yet ANOTHER reason to be a NAPP member. Man, that thing is heavy. I’ll EARN my pay lugging that thing around back and forth on the sidelines.

  72. John Swarce says:

    Another cool episode, guys. I like the two bags that were shown! Can never have too many bags…

  73. C Mills says:

    If possible could you make the episodes a little bit longer, the tips sometimes could use more information. Thanks

  74. Scott Snider says:

    This show is not long enough! I enjoy them very much, and am always eager for the next one.

  75. Bob Thomas says:

    Thanks for the info. Love Ghionis’ s work.

    Keep up the good work!

  76. Frank Soe says:

    Great show guys…just love it.

  77. Great show. The bag looks great. How about some tips about shooting presentation, seminars etc. with on-camera flash?

  78. David White says:

    Great Show as allways RC. Have you ever tried or do you know anything about KAP?

    That is Kite Aerial Photography. (Google It) Might make a kewl show

  79. Bob Thomas says:

    Thanks for the info. Love Ghionis’s photos!

    Keep up the good work.

  80. Tony says:

    As always some great tips. I’d like to hear more about those home made gels. I’ve tried some other other techniques like using cellophane and all but usually the colour isn’t even and they get wrinkled and all and things just get messy when u need it most.

    Will need to look into ONA Bags, but they look out of my price range

  81. Dave White says:

    Great Show RG. Have you ever heard of KAP? Kite Areial Photography. People hook their cameras to a kite and remotely take pictures.

    Might make a kewl show

  82. Herb Rose says:

    How about an explanation of the two exposure HD in Nikons.

    Your show is great.

    Thanks

  83. Jason says:

    Thanks for the tips on using 2 flashes pointing to the ceiling for general lighting of groups. I just always assumed that would be ideal for a couple bounced umbrellas, but this makes it even simpler.

  84. Christopher says:

    Great tips, tricks and inspiration as always!! Thanks RC for the great flash tip with two speed lights. Would really love that Ona bag looks awesome for my new Nikon D600!!

  85. Todd says:

    Great show! Keep up the great work guys. The Ona bag looks awesome!

  86. Shishir says:

    Really nice tips about taking pictures of people during harsh sunlight. This is one of those tricks that I think will come handy soon.

    Can you guys please do a show different kinds of filters, especially Grad ND and CPL? Since there are different CPL filter at very different price ranges it’s really hard to decide which one to buy. Moreover is there anyway to emulate the effect of CPL filter?

    Thanks a lot

  87. Hayes Peterson says:

    The Ona Bag looks amazing! Look forward to seeing you guys do a review. Great tips as always, love the posing tip. Would like to see more. Oh, and show the DIY gel trick again.
    Thanks guys!!

  88. Sudheer says:

    Good show as always…The bag looks great…it doesn’t even look like a camera bag..which is nice

  89. Tyler Foote says:

    RC is a stud!

    Always fun watching you RC. You are a very talented guy. Great work getting Jerry on Kelby as well. Some of my favorite classes at Kelby Training for sure!

  90. Chuck Sider says:

    Nice Brixton bag, I’m in.
    Thanks,

    Chuck Sider

  91. Alton Strickland says:

    Greatly appreciated Ghionis guides for shooting couples in harsh sunlight. Big challenge here in Arizona. Always values help in shooting groups with strobes. Thanks guys.

  92. Delvin Daugherty says:

    Great show RC. Brixton bag looks stylish without screaming CAMERA EQUIPMENT.

  93. Vivian says:

    Great show! How about some photo examples with the flash set up. The Ona bag looks cool!

  94. Scott Abrams says:

    Look forward to each episode RC. Love it, please keep up the good work.

  95. Victor says:

    I really like Jerry’s great tips on how to direct and shoot portraits.

  96. I really liked Jerry’s recommendation on posing in stronger directional sun light. The ONA bag seems nice. I looked some time ago into their lineup and they needed a more compact bag like this one. I came here from the youtube video

  97. Tofa K says:

    Love the show guys!

  98. Pete Hellmann says:

    That is one cool looking bag!

  99. RC I love your HDR work. I am currently reading your book. Loving it so far.

    Ona Bag looks wonderful. I just checked out their website. They really have some nice bags. I think a Ona bag will be on my Christmas list.

    This is my first episode buy I would love to see the gel information and how to get great water reflections.

  100. Karl W Kochman says:

    Make me a winner PLEASE

    No bag please I have a ThinkTank

  101. Chris Helms says:

    Great show, RC! The Ona bag looks terrific! It would be an upgrade to my old LowePro Orion II bag that is a big fanny pack.

  102. William Collins says:

    Need a bag…that one looks like a winner…and thanks again for all the great tips…the flash segment was good for me…..

  103. Greg says:

    Good show but, what happened to the sunlight in Jerrys’ tip? Would one have to remove lenses from cameras with battery grips to still appear stealthy with the camera bag?

  104. Nice show!

    Gotta re-watch Jerry’s classes! For sure!

    Up for the books, and the long bag contest :-)

  105. Christopher says:

    long time watcher, first time comment. Need a good inexpensive carry everywhere bag, so send me the bag, I will review it for you.

    Thanks
    Christopher

  106. Earle Kimel says:

    As always, something useful. I’m looking for something to pack with a lightweight kit, I’d seen the Standbagger in Light It but it’d slipped my mind. After seeing RC in action, it may be perfect for my needs.

  107. Rick Mayo says:

    Great looking bag – Thanks for the tips!

  108. Steve Beck says:

    I have been looking at these bags for a while. It looks great!

    Great episode as well.

    Question:
    When light painting like in last episode. What is the best practice for White Balance?

  109. Dan Roeder says:

    Good show. The Ona bag looks nice. Sure would like to win that!

  110. William Chinn says:

    Its a neat looking bag, but for the amount of $ they are asking can you tell us what features commands the price? Since it is of flap design, how secure is it in a crowd.

  111. Great show…beautiful bag!!

  112. Debbie says:

    thanks, this was really good. That Ona bag looks great, would love to have it.

  113. Great show RC. Always love to see tips for weddings.

  114. Tracey Bigelow says:

    Great show, I am going to have to go and check out Jerry’s class on Kelbytraining. Thanks for showing what all can fit in that bag.

  115. Geoff Wise says:

    Hi Guys,
    Another great show. In a future episode would it be possible to show some tips on how to get the best results when shooting the night sky / stars / the Milky Way etc.
    Many Thanks

  116. Jim says:

    Great show!
    I have a huge library of diapositives from my film days that I would like to make digital images of; using my D7000. Tips or tricks or ideas on the setup etc would be great in a future show.

  117. Paul Van Vleet says:

    Another great show.
    I’m looking for a new camera. I’m using a Nikon D80, but I’m not sure what to get to replace it and still be able to use all my DX lenses. any suggestions.

    Thanks

  118. Gene Nemeth says:

    Great show, great bag. Hey how about a show focusing (pun intended) on interiors. From which wide angle and why to flash uses and finishing with photoshop using perspective control and stiching photos together for a real wide angle look.

    Thanks much

  119. Gene Nemeth says:

    Interior photography

  120. Mason Marsh says:

    Great show as always!

  121. R C Wisler says:

    another good show — bag looks nice

  122. Gary Beller says:

    The ONA looks nice. Thanks for another great show RC! Would love to see some tips on using old glass on new bodies.

  123. Doug Dillon says:

    Great show. I like the Ona bag. Looks good! Thanks RC for the show. You always have great ideas, new gear, and great guests. Always helpful!!!

  124. Ken says:

    Love the Show!!! Ona Bag looks great!!!!

  125. Bob Wood says:

    Another good show! Seems to be getting better all the time.

  126. George Kwain says:

    Nice show, but I think you could explore the subjects a bit more thoroughly, for example, the section with Pete – explaining more about comparing styles and showing photo examples.

  127. Jim Peachey says:

    Great show! Would appreciate tips on using the camera for copying slides and negatives; as well as macro photography..

  128. I want that bag!!!! Great show. Would also like to see a video of RC and Pete working an actual wedding.

  129. Virgil self says:

    Love the Oma back

  130. Nelson says:

    Thanks guys. Please talk about the DIY gels

  131. Dustin Grau says:

    Great show as always. I’m curious if there are any tips for keeping up with (managing) gear while doing all-day type event (like grand prix races, large concerts, street events, etc.). Or instead of managing lots of gear, tips for how to minimize your gear for such an event.

  132. Yoshinori Miyazaki says:

    Great show guys! Ona bag looks amazing! If you travel just with this bag, what you´d put into?

  133. Eric Boyer says:

    Great show. Ona bag look’s great and I am looking for a new bag of that size.

  134. Cassandra Lehman says:

    I absolutely loved learning how to shoot in direct light. I would just avoid it all together i can’t wait to try out some new ideas i just learned. Plus that is a really sweet bag!

    Cassie

  135. Joseph Myers says:

    I like your show and I like that bag. Your stand bagger looks like a good find too.

  136. Diego says:

    This was an amazing show! I think it would be great to see more about studio lighting, would that be something you are up to?
    By the way, I wanna be the first ONA bag owner in Barcelona. This is totally my style: functional and great design! Love it!

  137. Marc Hogan says:

    Thanks for another great show. I would love to see some tips on other camera formats like the micro 4/3′s.
    Marc

  138. Marcel Bauer says:

    Great show as always, loved the tips for flash in large groups, could have used that last weekend, but at least now I will be ready for the next event. I would love some tips on using grids and gels for speedlights. The Ona Bag looks great, I really like that it doesn’t seem like a camera bag. Also Bill’s site GREAT IMAGES, thank you for sharing that. The show is awesome and gets better with every episode :)

  139. Sylvain Gagnon says:

    Great show once again.

  140. John Ryan says:

    great show,

  141. Clint Latham says:

    Great show! You need Dixie Dixon to do a Kelby Training Video, as well as some more videos from Lindsay Alder.

    I like the Tenba messenger bags so it will be interesting to see your thoughts on this Ona bag. I like the looks v the Tenba, but the Tenba has a lot of great features.

  142. Great show.

    I suggested that you do more on speedlight stuff and you did!

  143. Rick DeNatale says:

    Great show as always. You must have listened to my recent suggestion to do more with speedlights.

    Thanks RC

  144. Rick DeNatale says:

    Great show as usual.

    RC, you must have read my request to do more with speedlights. Thanks!

  145. Trevor Yannayon says:

    Another great episode and I will be ordering a Grab ‘n Go bag and put it to use at a few events I have coming up. I’d love to win that Ona Brixton for when I’m strolling the streets.

  146. Gene Nemeth says:

    Nice bag,

    How about a show on interiors and architectural photography

  147. carl speller says:

    Great show as always!

  148. Marc says:

    Great show, great bag !

  149. David Lundin says:

    Love the posing tips!

  150. Eric Simmons says:

    I can’t get enough of this show, seem like if I’m looking for tip, tool or fix for a particular situation you have it on the show. Keep up the good work.

  151. Jim Beardsley says:

    Great show. Both bags look interesting.

  152. Jack Mulligan says:

    You guys always have great ideas and tips for us. You get my brain churning. RC, I’ve used your tip about mounting a flash on the end of a monopod, and I’ve shot groups as you suggest. It’s usually a convention (no, we won’t need a group shot) type group. Typically it the big cheese that wants a photo with his/her team and didn’t think the tell the meeting planner.
    Oh, and I share your lust for a great camera bag. (hint, hint…) Thanks, guys!

  153. Francis says:

    Great show guys. That ONA bag looks awesome! :)

    More tips on Speedlights and off camera flash would be great!

  154. Frank says:

    Love the show. Please make it twice as long in the future. We’re eager to learn more, RC.

  155. Diane Schulman says:

    I love Tips and Tricks. I don’t know how you do it, but those little tips and tricks you provide, often put the puzzle pieces in place so that I understand the bigger picture of a particular topic. You guys are all absolutely amazing! Your gift of teaching and sharing information is truly inspirational! Keep up the great work!

  156. Chip says:

    This episode was timely. I am in the process of creating a couple different grab-and-go bags for various types of outings (events, hiking, light-painting…).

    Ona bag looks like it has potential. Looking forward to the 30 day follow-up… and give-away.

  157. Jerry Tillery says:

    Love the posing tips. I have my 2nd wedding to shoot in March & could use all the tips I can get. I will be joining the Kelby training site for his lessons.
    Thanks for the great web site.
    Could use that new Ona bag.

  158. harjinder says:

    Great tips as always.

    Thanks, Harjinder

  159. pramodh says:

    Great show. How about a little on analog aka film photography? Great Bag also. Would love to get it!!

  160. ben says:

    Another good show. I got a laugh from the Ghionis clip reference to DTown !

    The bag looks pretty interesting and useful. I’ll be waiting to see how your trial goes. And, I’d be happy to end up with it and try it for myself.

    I’m going to repeat a request that I made for the last show: what’s the source of the intro/exit music ? I didn’t see any reference for it, and I can’t quite place it, and I find it interesting.

    Thanks again, and keep up the good work.

  161. Tommy V. says:

    Really good show! Gives nice tricks, really appreciate!

    Thanks

  162. Jacky W. says:

    Great shows! Any tips on photography for a point-and-shoot camera?

  163. I use so many of the tips I have learned from this show and NAPP that I have stopped counting. I am older and I believe you can teach an old dog new tricks. Keep up the good work and thank you for all your help.

    Great Job!!!

  164. Arcady says:

    I love Jerry’s explanations on different kind of lighting. Interesting to watch him shoot and adjust on the fly, as the sun hides behind the clouds.
    Would like to see Jerry or RC do an episode on working with light meters using a Speedlights.
    Thanks for the education guys.

  165. Gilles Azria says:

    Nice show !!! And very nice bag !!
    Hello from Switzerland : it’s a pleasure to see you each time. Keep going.

  166. Jose says:

    Great show. Can’t wait to see more camera bag reviews.

  167. Bill Shoff says:

    great show again. i personally think it would be kind of cool to see a show where some photos that didnt make the cut. always see the photos that photographers feel are the better work how about the oposite

  168. Love the show, bag looks cool and nice to have on your vaccation, doesn’t look like a camerabag which is good. An idea for the show is a “How to” with of camera flash – camera settings, speedlight settings, IR, cabel, radio etc.

  169. Anders says:

    Great tutorial!
    And the Ona bag looks great ;-)

  170. todd edwards says:

    Great show guys and the bag looks really nice

  171. Ernest Lau says:

    Great show! The bag looks super. Liked the short on posing. Mahalo!

  172. Rene says:

    great show thanks

    ona bag looks nice

  173. Robert Murray says:

    Very nice RC! I really enjoy all the tips and gear reviews.

  174. Steve Thompson says:

    Great show RC. I’d like to see a tip from Moose on photographing the migrating birds of Spring. Where to find them etc.

  175. Richard says:

    Great show RC! The bag is awesome. It does not look like a typical camera bag, yet it has great form and function.

  176. Ferry says:

    Hi

    I like the show, it gives nices quick tips to use.

    and would love the bag, I still seeking for a nice small back for city trips

  177. Harry Conte says:

    Thank you Pete Ghonis for some excellent tips. Keep them coming.

  178. gert arijs says:

    Great looking bag! I’d love to win that!

  179. Al buyck says:

    love the shows !!

    Did I mention I have never one anything??

  180. Greg Anderson says:

    Love your show, it is a bit of a tease, it would be nice if it were longer

  181. Olin says:

    ONA bag- very beautiful

  182. Larry Azus says:

    Love the show, as always. Thanks!

  183. Love the Tips and use the Tricks. Want the Onabag.

  184. Randy Hanson says:

    Great show I like the great tips. On Flash

  185. Peter Looper says:

    Great show, keep up the good work.

  186. Alan Storey says:

    Great show. Love the Ona bag.

  187. David Keneipp says:

    Thanks for the reminder about gelling the flash. Probably a good time for more on that topic.

  188. Deborah S says:

    Great show. Love the tip from Gerry. Looking forward to next episode

  189. Deborah S says:

    Great episode. Love the bag. Great tip from Gerry. Looking forward to next episode.

  190. Great show. Could you do some tips on pet photography?

  191. Ryan Schinneller says:

    Ona bag looks amazing. I must not be alone in this. I think this is the most comments I have seen for this show.

  192. charles says:

    Another great show. Always learn something new from you.

  193. Larry Travis says:

    Great prize! Thanks

  194. Paul Therrien says:

    We are all fortunate to have generous sponsors such as Brixton. Thanks guys!

  195. Hank Vermote says:

    More great content. Thank you.
    Also, could you and Pete talk more in another show about how you do weddings…. gear, ways of shooting, etc. OR do you already have a site that we can go to?

  196. Pete Stringer says:

    Love the show as always. Would be good to see the result of RC’s flash fill tip in a real before and after photo so we can see what level of difference it makes.
    Thanks for all of the tips; would like a recap on the gels though.
    The ONA bag looks ideal for travel and days out. Looks like a good theft deterrent not looking like a camera bag!

  197. Kevin says:

    Cool Bag

  198. Toni P. says:

    That ONA is one great looking and stylish bag and looks like it could hold most of my photography gear, unlike my current bag.

    I’d like to see information about taking photos in studio and also a bit more about what kind of bags do professionals use in which conditions.

  199. John LeJeune says:

    Another great show RC. Would love to hear about your home made gel attachment system.

  200. Eric says:

    Great tips from Jerry Ghionis!

  201. Eric says:

    Great show and great tips from Jerry Ghionis!

  202. Jill C says:

    First time visiting this site and this was a great episode. Going to look through more right now. The bag would be awesome! I like that it seems more like a regular messenger bag and not a camera bag-that would be a great win. Off to check out more videos.

  203. Brian Olson says:

    Great show as always! For a show idea how about something around matching white balance between speed lights and other indoor lighting sources. All my holiday indoor photos with a flash had that awkward dual white balance thing going on and I’d like to see several options/ideas you guys have to fix it.

    Oh, and awesome camera bag! :)

  204. Gordon Brown says:

    I’d be delighted to win an ONA Brixton bag.

    Suggestion: Fix the echo when someone is talking off to the side of RC. Two examples: Pete Collins in episode 14 and Matt K in a previous episode.

  205. James says:

    Unwatchable choppy video. Sponsors should demand better video.

  206. Darren Houston says:

    WOW, All I Can Say

  207. Philip says:

    Great show the tips have helped a lot possibly add more demos.

  208. Jeff Cruz says:

    Great show, need some help finding out the differences in some of the 3rd party flashes and how TTL is handled when the flash is remotely triggered using a radio trigger vs line of sight CLS triggered. It seems like some of the popular TTL capable radio triggers cannot transmiit TTL info to these 3rd party flash units that are TTL capable rendering the flash just another slave flash. Is this the case? If so does it make sense to purchase a TTL flash instead of a inexpensive manual flash? Also when using an off camera flash and an umbrella is it necessary for the flash’s sensors to be facing in the direction of the subject instead of into the umbrella or does it not matter?
    Thanks.

  209. David Murphy says:

    I would love a brief lesson on fill flash.

  210. Rusty Parkhurst says:

    Great tips as always. That bag would look great in my collection! Thanks!

  211. Cyril Velasco says:

    Very insightful. Everything was REALLLLY helpful. The posing segment I LOVED! Also with having only one flash in my arsenal currently I found that super helpful also.

    What a coincidence my bag broke and I’ve been searching for about 2 weeks now for a replacement bag and have been really intreguied by the canvas messenger type bags. With just my luck I did your giving one away! I was planning on buying a knock off since I don’t have the money lol but I’ll hold off and see if I could with this one!

    P.S. maybe a tip about D.O.F. (depth of field) and street photography. How to build the courage to shoot right in front of a stranger’s face?

    Thanks again and keep up the great videos RC!!

  212. Tejo Coen says:

    great show guys, i always learn new things

  213. Rafal Wojnowski says:

    Hi guys! I’m just start to packing my camera equipment and want to go for a shooting in beautifull Polish winter weather but also freaking cold. Have to shoot some street photos to my university photography class and I always put all my stuff in a pockets of my jacket. It’s easier to pull it out then from a backpack but this ONA bag looks soooo perfect, and suitable for me. Think I need to look out for one :) great show!!

  214. Emad Elder says:

    I need a new bag.

  215. John Ross says:

    As always another great show. We’re having some terrible weather here in the Uk (snow and floods), so any chance of some bad weather shooting tips.
    Keep up the good work.

  216. Phil Beavis says:

    Love the ONA Brixton bag, woul be a great prize.
    Could we perhaps also see some tips on speedlights n future episodes please ?
    Cheers,
    Phil.

  217. Don McKay says:

    Good show, I was interested in the tripod light kit bag, as a tip I use a light kit bag for my normal tripod bag (Goose by Nalpak it was designed for a video light system) it provides big pockets for all kinds of accessories, I keep my vest rolled up in one of the pockets, the only draw back is that the material is a little lighter than a tripod bag, so I wrap the ball head in a towel , I would not check it though.

  218. Shayne M says:

    Ona Brixton bag looks fantastic.

  219. Henrik Filskov says:

    Great show this week

  220. Great show, love the bag. I have been needing/wanting an ONA for quite a while now.

  221. DC Reels says:

    Great looking Ona bag! I love camera bags that don’t look like camera bags, they just look good.

  222. Carrie Fleitz says:

    One can never have too many camera bags…..can’t wait to hear the review!!

    Thanks!

  223. Mark Lopiccola says:

    RC, I am realy enjoying the tips Jerry Ghionis is giving. Keep them coming.

  224. Henrik Filskov says:

    Great show.

  225. Tony Lessa says:

    Great show, I always look forward to the next episode. The Ona bag looks like a perfect size for a flash and a couple of extra lenses.

  226. Ray Sanduski says:

    Thank you including the tips on shooting in the direct sunlight – great solution, indeed!

    I would like to see how the bag you showed at the end of the episode would handle a various assortment of gear. I like to carry 5 lenses and need a more compact method of having them available when I need them (24-120mm, 70-300mm, 50mm, 85mm & 28mm). Plus the other stuff!

    How will this bag handle it all, feel when carried and perform when accessing the gear?

    Thanks for the great episode!

  227. Terry Gardner says:

    Cool Show RC. The ONA bag looks great for street and on the go Photogs.

  228. walt says:

    good info all around.LOVE to see the review on the bag.could you do something on shooting car shows outside and setting flash?

  229. Patrick Aalmans says:

    Great show

    I woud like to see more tips in using speedlights
    I just orders my sb700

  230. Todd says:

    Great show guys. I’m starting to watch you more and more.
    I love the lighting tips for the group shots. I’m gonna have to try that out next time.

  231. Patrick Thayer says:

    Great show. Would love to see your DYI flash filter tips again, RC.

  232. Jan Grønlien says:

    I wanna win…

  233. John Puett says:

    The Ona bag looks amazing.

    I liked RC’s tip for taking group photos and that great lighting bag he had. Thanks so much for presenting stuff like this.

  234. John Havord says:

    Another excellent episode. The Ona bag looks fantastic and I’m looking forward to the 30 review, wonderful idea.

  235. Carl Aylman says:

    Great Show, R.C.
    Long time viewer going back to original DTown for Nikon shooters. I would love a detailed discussion of event photography by either you or Pete emphasizing the type of gear you use and how you get the shots that the client wants.

  236. Luis Salles says:

    Love That show Man.. Good Episode!

  237. Brian says:

    Sexy bag

    Would love to see some more travel photography tips especially when traveling with a family.

  238. Samson says:

    Great show! I really like the idea of showing the product and revisiting it in 30 days.

  239. Howie Wenlund says:

    I really love the variety of information shared on this site especially the tips on lighting. RC, I am interested in the information about the gels you have on your flash and also would like to know what mount you are using on your monopod to attach the flash. Thanks!

  240. Debbie Brogan says:

    I too like this show with all the great tips and tricks for photography. It would be great to be the lucky winner of this very nice looking camera bag.

  241. Dave Cohen says:

    There are so many camera bags out there and I own a number of them. How about focusing a segment on the strengths and weakness of different types of bags.

  242. Earl Dodd says:

    Any advice on longest exposure times before causing hame to gear or mem. card. I am doing alot of dusk/night shots

  243. Cyril Velasco says:

    Loved the video! SOOO insightful!!! Maybe in the next video you can give tips about D.O.F. (depth of field) and tips of to do street photography. Like how to get that courage to shoot in front of some stranger’s face or if there’s a technique to it?

    AND!! i’ve been looking for a canvas type bag for about a month now! Would love to win one! If not.. then my next lens can hold off the next couple of months lol.

    Keep up the good work RC!!

  244. mulugeta tibebu says:

    episode 14
    You are great I never miss your show even though
    I am in sweden . I love to have the bag .
    as we say in sweden TACK!!

  245. Helen Hooker says:

    Loving the show guys – keep up the great work! It’d be great to see some more films of you all out shooting in the field so we can see your tips in action.

  246. Steve Bark says:

    Great show guys.

    When you’re giving out tips and tricks, it would be great if you could show a couple of example shots rather than just talking about it – especially when it comes to lighting techniques.

    Keep up the good work.

  247. Ray Casbourn says:

    Hi RC. RC here….lol. Don’t quite agree on the position of your flashes for shooting more than 3 people at a time. An umbrella would have done the job better than point the flash at the back of a huge ceiling. Plus the coverage would have been enough to cover an even bigger group. If you have to carry the lighting equipment that you showed, why not include one more item, the umbrella (or two). Like your show. Watching every chance I get.

  248. Tye says:

    The bag looks perfect for my M43 kit. Thanks again for a great show with good content.

  249. Connie says:

    UNO bag looks quite nice – great episode

  250. Rob says:

    Great show and the Ona bag looks nice.

  251. Tom says:

    Great show…nice looking bag.

  252. Lili Hewitt says:

    Great show as usual and what a nice prize!
    Thanks guys for all the hard work. It is very appreciated.

  253. Duane G says:

    Enjoy the show every week.

  254. Rick French says:

    Excellent as always…

  255. Jim Simon says:

    Getting tips approaches to harsh sun really gets me thinking of other creative approaches, Thanks

  256. Hi RC, like your show Thank you for all you do to help us become better photographers.

  257. Audrey says:

    Love the show! I would love to see tips on special effects, like some of those trick photography things also would like see photo manipulation.
    Thanks-

  258. Steven says:

    Really like the show. Found it while searching for D-Town TV. I assume this replaced D-Town TV?

  259. Dennis Zito says:

    Hey Guys,

    The ONA bag looks really nice! I sure could use it! I’m would like to see more tips and trick on camera settings, use of filters, and operational techniques.

    Thanks,

    Dennis

  260. Marcin Gajda says:

    I’ll say straight – I want this awesome Bag! Please :D

  261. Travis says:

    love the show, thanks!

  262. Maoz says:

    I always wanted an ONA bag!!

  263. Rich says:

    Nice looking bag, just looks like a normal holdall rather than something with expensive gear in. I like that.

  264. David Gates says:

    Would love to test out the camera bag, also.

  265. Alan Reid says:

    Well I just got a 650d at Christmas, I signed up for the Creative Cloud, I signed up for Kelby Training and NAPP so really to complete the set an ONA bag would do just the trick :P

    Seriously though enjoying the shows guys you keep this Scotsman smiling with every watch.

  266. clive davies says:

    Another great show.

    How about something on shooting for stock photography?

  267. Tim Erskine says:

    Love the format of this show. I’d be interested in how RC made the flash gels. Also interested in any type of portrait wedding tips.

  268. Richard Garrow says:

    Hi RC,
    Thanks for another great show and I enjoyed the tips on the tripod and flash, that is a great idea, in fact just tied it out at home here worked great. Ideas I have one digital storage what to do with the TB of photo’s we are collecting. How to store them all and where to put them. Have a think..
    Love the bag as well. I had one years ago a nice fashion statement..

    Regards,
    RichG

  269. Chris says:

    I just really want the freaking bag! Thanks!

  270. Laura Dienzo says:

    The ONA bag looks pretty cool and sturdy too! Loved Jerry Gihonis’ quick tip on posing and lighting! It’s amazing how quickly some people can get a powerful point across!
    thanks!!!

  271. Tim says:

    I want one of those ONA bags they look like they are really well made. Great show as always!

  272. Bob Rozanski says:

    There has been a lot of buzz about the Ona Bags and the Brixton. It will be very interesting to see how you like it after 30 days……. Great show!

  273. Rich says:

    This show is one of my weekly “keep up to date” must watch videos! I would love to see more on off camera flash, specifically what are some of the best triggers to use for the Canon system. Thanks guys! Looking forward to winning the bag!

  274. Rem Speed says:

    Only just came across the show and now I’m gonna have to watch all of the episodes!

    The bag is probably the best looking camera bag I’ve seen.

    Thanks!

  275. Ilian Dinev says:

    Hello there,

    really nice shows, thanks for the great tips. I would like to see some tips on shooting products, best equipment, lightning and etc.

    Thanks,

    Ilian

  276. Alvin says:

    awesome show!! thank you so much kelby tv!

  277. Gregory says:

    Great and insightful show! Never knew about ona bags! Thanks for the new info! Looks like a perfect fit for a walk around NYC with my fm2, a couple lenses and loads of film! Been looking for something smaller and less conspicuous than the sling bag and backpack I already tote around! Definitely will consider Ona products!

  278. Markus M. says:

    Another great show, RC!
    I love how the show developed since it’s beginnings. Especially since there’s some (little) interaction between you and your studio guest.

    btw. that ona bag looks very cool. It looks like a bag I’d like to own… ;-) I’m very excited to hear about your experience with it.

  279. Stefan says:

    Hey guys, your show is just great! Back here in Germany I really miss good stuff like this! But RC, I would have loved to see an example when you told us about the lighting with two speedlights for small groups in a room. Like one or two pictures would have been great so see what it looks like when you actually do it.
    Uh, the bag looks amazing! I’m looking for a new bag, perhaps that one is goin to be it ;)

    Keep up the great work and thank you!

    Bye from Northern Germany! Stefan

  280. Carl says:

    As always RC love the show, love the tips and thanks for putting one more thing (ONA camera bag) on my wish list. happy shooting

  281. Bonnie Fiser says:

    Great tips. Love Jerry Ghionis, saw him in a Sandy Puc workshop. That bag looks great, I’d love to win it, I need a new bag for on the go shoots.

    Maybe you could do a show on the different types of bags and your fav’s.

  282. Rich E. says:

    I would love to win the Ona Bag. What a great looking camera bag. I have some Fossil bags for my laptop and tablet that look like that. The rest of the show was awesome also.

  283. Page Pokler says:

    Great show, finally got caught up on the episodes!

  284. Lauren says:

    Another homerun, nice.

  285. RC, great show as usual. The ONA bag looks great- does not scream I have expensive gear. Would love this bag for my trip to Oregon in April. Could you guys do a show on product lighting with speed lights? That would be awesome.

    Thanks again

  286. Mike says:

    Love the new show. Keep up the great work!

  287. Richard Birch says:

    I like the look of the bag. Good tips as ever. Thanks RC

  288. Tim Bond says:

    Great show, as ever, guys.

  289. Liz Kaye says:

    Two weeks the zipper on my Lowepro backpack bag broke. It’s being held together by a bungee cord until I get a new bag.

    Love the show and all that you guys offer.

    Thanks

  290. Great tips as always. I have to say RC smelling the bag was funny. He better do an update smell test after 30 days!

  291. Great show. Keep the tips coming on using flashes. The bag looks great.

  292. George says:

    That theme music just gets creepier every time I hear it.

  293. Al says:

    The Ona bay looks great. Does if have a pocket for a iPad etc.

  294. oldsweng says:

    That ONA bag would be great with my u4/3 system.

  295. James Kellar says:

    Please show more camera bags. Plus more Canon lighting.

  296. Vic Lewchenko says:

    Great show as always. What is that music you play during the breaks?

    I would love to hear more about indoor event photography like banquets, charity auctions, etc.

    Thanks

  297. Love the amount of information you guys give. The bag was too good to pass the chance to have it :)

    Thanks for everything.

  298. aseel says:

    Thank you Kelbytv .. I learned so much from guys ..

  299. Kevin McGrath says:

    great show

  300. I’d love to win that ticket for photoshop world! That way I would have a chace to go and see you guys, it would be the greatest thing to happen to me for 2013!

  301. Rami Al Shalabi says:

    Nice Camera bag … Thanks.

  302. Borut says:

    Nice show. Great tips.

  303. Gen Vagula says:

    Thanks for very informative show. Would like to see more DIY things.

  304. Marco Baiocco says:

    First of all, great episode.
    Second: cool, cool, WAY coooool bag. The kind of bag my wife would stop yelling at me whenever I bring photo equipment around with. :P (And this is a good reason to give me the prize, if you knew my wife you’d agree).
    Third: piece of advice (I’ve already given that): how about some tips on how to prepare your bag (lenses, etc) for different events?

  305. Great show love the bag pick me pick me.

  306. Harry Stone says:

    I have been looking for a new bag for a couple months. I can’t wait to see how this one works out for you. It looks like it is solid and I imagine, from the way you reacted, that it does smell good – new bag smell. . . mmmmmm.

    I will be going back to find your DIY gel show.

    Thank you for all that you do.

  307. Gerardo Palermo says:

    Another great episode! Can Jerry Ghionis take a bad photo??? He’s amazing!

  308. James Sheng says:

    Thanks, very informative.

  309. Simon says:

    Thx RC for the greate Show,

    Could you guy mybe talk about filters (ND, UV…) mybe some Adapters for lenses. 52mm to 77mm

    Thanks again

  310. Grzegorz Tomaszewski says:

    Great show, i love to watch Your tips, trick and inspirations :)

    Ane this bag is one of a kind.

    Best regards,
    Greg

  311. Andres Trujillo says:

    Great show guys, would you do an episode about working with gels (both for color correction and special effects)?

    Thank you very much for all the information you guys put out

  312. Mike Dokken says:

    Great tips as always,RC. Could you include a picture while describing effect of two indirect bounce flashes. I think it would really show how good a tip you had, Thanks!

  313. Stephanie McCoil says:

    Great show – as always thanks for all the great tips. I love the The Ona bag – it would look better with my gear in it!

  314. Ron Lute says:

    Hey RC. Thanks for showing the bag from StandBagger. That looks like what I need for my lighting gear instead of the current multiple bags I have to use.

  315. Shaun S. says:

    Jerry’s tip was one of the most well explained TNT tips to-date. Awesome! Thanks.

  316. John A. Fugel says:

    Hey Guys,
    Why not unroll the Standbagger light stand bag and show its layout? We need more close-ups in the show. You can shoot CUs later and add them in post if it’s too difficult to do it “live.”
    Thanks!
    John

  317. Janina Cleven says:

    Great ideas on your show as usual. One of my favorite go -to sites.

  318. Richard Eribes says:

    What make was the mono-pod? It looks like the Brixton bag would be great for travel, since it looks more like luggage than camera equipment.

  319. Richard Kuebel says:

    Great tips and really appreciate the wealth of information that Kelbytraining does for free for all of us. Thanks.

  320. Thor Hansen says:

    Nice job as usual RC!

  321. Jason cook says:

    Hey guys great show. LOVE the ONA bag! Would totally put my Nikon D7000 and travel lens in there.

  322. Peter says:

    Great show as usual, keep up the good work!

  323. horace cheung says:

    great lighting tips

  324. Another great show, guys. Love Gerry and his style of wedding shooting. Thanks for all you do.

    Rich

  325. Rick Potts says:

    Thanks for reminding me about Standbagger. Had seen them a while back will take a second look and probably order one.
    That would make a great prize ;-)

  326. Linda Ralston says:

    You guys rock! Sure could use that ONA bag.
    Also have a question about remote camera focusing with Pocket Wizards & a DIY cable. Do you have to have brand specific to enable auto focus on a D700?

  327. Mike Pankow says:

    Great show RC. Look forward to your review of the Ona bag.

  328. Yoram says:

    Hi there,
    Along the last two years I’ve being following your show. It is a tremendous source of leads to me and I can state it gave me a boost to extend my knowledge. Everyone ask me if I ever took a photography course, and always refer to this website as my knowledge source. Keep on the good work.
    I’m looking to see more on the things to improve the image from the artistic point of view and not always the technical part.

  329. Matt says:

    I liked the tip about having her breath through her mouth, to achieve fuller lips.

  330. Kimberley says:

    Thanks for the wonderful tips! Can’t wait to see how the Brixton holds up. Would love to have one myself! Put it through the wringers RC and show us how durable it is!

  331. Thom says:

    I too would like to see more on the light stand bag, its layout and contents – the Manfrotto stands in particular!

    Thanks so much,

    Thom

    PS: I’m going to go looking for the DIY gel show…

  332. Jim Goodwin says:

    Great show. Would love to test the Ona bag!

  333. Dave says:

    RC:
    Beautiful bag. These things will fly off the shelf after the drawing ends.
    Dave

  334. Stephen Ehrlich says:

    Nice bag, would love to win.

    I think RC is the best teacher, RC’s explanations are so clear and easy to follow.

  335. Mattesh says:

    Thanks for great tips. Would there be any episode focused on concert photography?

  336. I am a noob photographer that is suffering from “upgrade-itis”, a disease wherein someone continually upgrades his gear and is usually accompanied by an angry spouse. In my case, it is about my photography gear. With that being said, this ONA bag would be of much help to me.

    I love your show!

  337. Ido Oren says:

    Thats a grate show.
    i’ve started watching it 2 days ago and i cant wait for more episodes i have so much to learn about photography and ways to photograph.

  338. Erik Schou says:

    Nice program and bag

  339. Dave Yuriar says:

    Love TNT as always great show. ONA bag looks nice. I’m in the market for a bag & it looks like a solid choice. Great tips. Gonna start using my monopod more often for other than my camera. I get reminded to think outside the box when I watch Kelby Media. Thanks.

  340. John Poer says:

    Great show and I really agree with Pete on finding a complimentary 2nd shooter. The bag looks like the messenger style I would love to carry & it doesn’t look like a camera bag !! Wil be glad to wait 30 days.

  341. Susan Koppel says:

    Wow – I looked at the bag on line. Looks really awesome. Would love to win it!
    How about a discussion on back button focus?

  342. David says:

    Another great episode, guys! Thanks

  343. Steve says:

    Great show and ona looks like a great bag

  344. Justin says:

    This episode was a great episode, I really enjoyed the posing section with the bright sun light. I really did enjoy the look of that ONA bag. I shoot with a small shoulder bag now and love the look of this one as well it seems it would store more than my current bag. Really could use one of those!

  345. Tammy Steinbeck says:

    Love the show, I download episodes and watch while running on the treadmill. Great way to pass the time!

  346. linda says:

    i especially liked advice on how to deal with harsh light. more posing advice please. hints on what to watch out for in lighting situations.

  347. ELBIE ANCONA says:

    I want to thank you for your tips & tricks episodes! As I am on the brink of going from enthusiast to professional these tips are so valuable to me…..The Ona bags are beautiful! I have been on their websites.. with :) hopes that I will be able to afford them one day!!!! So make my dream come true and pick me!!!! I would be forever grateful!

  348. Rachel Houghton says:

    I love the bag – pick me!

  349. Sean Kass says:

    Great episode. Your shows are always so helpful in unexpected ways. Would love to have one of those bags.

  350. Nick Nieto says:

    Good show – I look forward to more.

  351. Donna Israel says:

    Oh yea, need this ONA bag!!!

  352. Tim Sorrells says:

    Great segment! Send me the bag!

  353. Donna Israel says:

    BTW…do they make the bag in a “girly” color?? Love it.

  354. Joseph Fanvu says:

    Nice show. Could use a new bag too!

  355. Steve Walser says:

    Another great T&T. And let me assure you that the Ona Bag would look very good carrying my gear to my next shoot. So feel free to pick me. 8^)

  356. Tim Sorrells says:

    You guys rock! Send me the bag!

  357. Ona Bag looks awesome, was going for a Think Tank Retrospective but now have a choice! Thanks.

  358. Luis Sales says:

    Great show guys. Thanks!

  359. I am looking for a good bag that is nice for travel and easy to use. I love the colour!

  360. Have to check out that Stand-bagger. I’m trying to assemble the gear for a 2 speedlight shoot (the minimalist studio). What’s your best suggestion for a basic background or two that could work in relatively small space?
    I’d love the Greenberg/Reznicki DVD set.

  361. Lauren Brice says:

    Cool show, cool bag. Thanks.

  362. Joshua Stears says:

    Another great episode and the bag looks awesome. Keep up the good work and I’ll keep watching.

  363. Jim Wells says:

    Thats one great looking bag

  364. Marcel Bauer says:

    I hope I win, great bag. The show was awesome.

  365. Michael Schuermann says:

    Bag looks great! Would be great to have it.

  366. The bag looks very cool.

    Always enjoy Jerry G’s tips here and in the PPA mag.

    Best,
    Michael

  367. Great show, again. I liked the tips about shooting portraits in hard light. A great tip to have in your quiver when you have to make something cool happen in bad light. Keep ‘em coming.

  368. Gerald says:

    This is the second episode that I have seen so far and the shows are absolutely amazing. I am learning a lot. I liked what Jerry had to say about shooting in sunlight. Also, nice bag!

  369. Steve W says:

    Great Show… Now I have even more interesting content to keep up with! When will I have time to shoot??

  370. Steve W says:

    Great show! Now I have even more interesting content to keep up with… when will I have time to shoot??!!

  371. Steve W says:

    Great Show!

  372. OMG!!! I had to scrolled down so much in order to leave a comment. OMG!!!!!!

    I just like to tell you guys how much I appreciate your episodes. I lean so much.

    I have the KelbyTraining membership and I can tell you, you guys are by far the best out there>

    Keep it up!!!
    Ruben

  373. Nate says:

    Great episode as usual! Really liked the Ona Bag…I have been looking for a good messenger style camera bag so I’ll be very interested in your review. Thanks!

  374. Photo Bag?….Why yes please. And thank you.

  375. georgep11 says:

    I want one! :)

  376. Karolis Kuneckis says:

    Nice show! Love the bag!

  377. T Noel says:

    Great show as always.

  378. Christian Purcell says:

    Cool episode!

    I like to hear about how you work and do things with all of the tips that you give.

    If I could request something its more of the behinds the scenes in your work, and see you or someone else working “in the field”. Also seeing examples in picture results of the tips, to see how the tips impact the images you get from the tip.

    Another thing that I would like to see more is about lighting, for both people and products.

    And maybe something for the mirrorless cameras?

    Thanks for the show!

  379. Beth McNabb says:

    You guys rock and I’d love the bag!

  380. Arch Baker says:

    Hey, RC… good job as usual. I always get something out of your “tips and tricks” (mostly on technique) and I’ve been doing photography for over 40 years.

    I’d love to see an episode (even a series?) on street photography techniques. That’s probably farthest removed from my photo comfort zone.

    Keep up the good work, and thanks!

  381. David says:

    Thanks for all the tips and advice priceless!

  382. Valerie Ryan says:

    Really nice Ona bag! I just bought a D600 and am looking for a nice, cozy home for it =)

  383. Valerie Ryan says:

    Nice Ona bag! I just bought a D600 and am looking for a nice, cozy home for it =)

    (sorry if this comment posts twice)

  384. Tim Martin says:

    Nice show.

  385. Robert Wolf says:

    Gotta love the ability to subscribe to iTunes and never missing an episode. Thanks for another great episode (although i did love the original D Town series on Nikon gear only – Although I might be a little bias :) – Cheers, Rob.

  386. Alex Hudel says:

    Love what you are doing with the ONA bag. I’d love to see what you think of it after a month.

  387. Tom says:

    Great episode. Really like Jerry’s tip on how to use sunlight rather than avoid it. RC – I think you covered all of the senses by actually smelling the bag – terrific! Would like to maybe see some examples of RC’s and Pete’s complimentary wedding shots. Thanks guys!

  388. Macci says:

    Gotta love that bag!

  389. Linda J says:

    Great show. Love the fantastic looking camera bag!

  390. Sean Atherton says:

    I like your tips on using flash

  391. Ata Alishahi says:

    Great show as always, very useful!

  392. Eric says:

    Lighting macro shots would be a tip I would like to be covered. Keep up the great show.

  393. Gary Davis says:

    Great tips never thought about a second shooter having a different style. I would love to have that bag it’s very stylish!

  394. Dale says:

    Great lighting tip for couples.

  395. David_F says:

    Loved the episode. Just starting to work with flash and group photos so was intrigued by tips. I like the look of the Ona bag. It does not look like a traditional photo bag and that is a plus, especially when traveling. The fact that it has buckles and clips is also a plus. I think someone mentioned it in the comments earlier but would like to see a show on one topic, maybe with different perspectives from different photographers. Like Pete commented on liking to shoot weddings from a slight distance and RC likes to be up close. Good show as always. Thanks

  396. Doug McGlothlin says:

    Wondering what kind of mount you’re using to attach the flash to the stand/pod? Handy to switch it out!

  397. Ralph Woodard says:

    Great tips RC. Now where is that darn Bag?
    :) would like to see some tips on using just the on camera flash.

  398. STANLEY MOISE says:

    This is an awesome Camera bag. I can see my use for it already. I like these shows very much. I think you guys are doing a great job. I have to say that I learn a lots from you guys already. I’d love to get more about, light metering. Thanks.

  399. Myles Erwin says:

    Great show! I really like the tips on the second shooter idea! Bag looks nice!

  400. Jim Beyl says:

    Great show RC. Really like the lighting tips.
    Thanks

  401. Rick Stuve says:

    Awesome show every week. Do you ever spend much time talking micro 4/3?

  402. Gweneth says:

    I love catching up on missing episodes. Great camera bag.

  403. Rick Stuve says:

    Awesome Show as usual. Thank you for all the great info every week.

  404. Valerie says:

    Thank you for explaining the settings on the flash. I purchased one (not like the one featured here but it still helped) on ebay and didnt get a manual so i was pretty clueless as to what all the numbers were.

  405. Johnna says:

    I always learn so much, and the Ona bag looks great. I would like basic steps on using variable neutral density filters–setting stops, focusing, manual exposure(?)–step-by-step. Thanks.

  406. Ruben Marchena says:

    Great looking bag and it does not look like a camera bag. That’s a plus

  407. Teo Genao says:

    Great show!!!!!!!!!!! just started recently found this website. Thanks

  408. Amit says:

    Great episode. Really like the lighting tips. I really like the tips on the second shooter idea! Thank you for all the great info every week. the Ona bag looks great. Thanks.

  409. Ernie says:

    Education is a never ending process and your site is where i get them. Cool Ona bag, need to have one please.

  410. Ryan says:

    Awesome show, always great advice!

  411. Alan Parks says:

    Another great show professionally produced and presented, and yet all the segments are easy to understand. I look forward each week to a new episode.

  412. Wayne Robinson says:

    Great tips, enjoy your courses too. I couldn’t find Bill’s site though. Bag looks great!

  413. Amit Mittal says:

    I like the tips you guys have. I never knew that men are less tolerant of sunlight than women. And once that is obvious, everything just followed. Perfect way for me to learn.

    While I know this is the photography area, I think it would be really cool to have some tips and tricks about HDSLR videos, which can perhaps live in another area of the site.

    That is one of the best looking bags I know of and is something I’ve been oohing and aahing over for a little while now. But of course, like most good things in life, I cannot afford it. So, it would be really nice if I got lucky and won it.

  414. Lim Kwoh Fronn says:

    I’m new in flash photography,I would like to know about gels especially about the difference of full,half and quarter CTO,how do they work.thanks=) The bag definitely looks cool.

  415. Eu-Jinn Teh says:

    Lovely looking bag. I am interested in learning more about shooting kids and animals.

    thanks!

  416. TimR says:

    Love to have that Ona bag.

    Tip I’d like to see covered – or hint on what to do. I recently shot at a roller derby girl event. It was in a warehouse that had what appeared to be fluorescent lights. So I set my camera to fluorescent WB and put a green gel on my flash. Nope. Tried the other fluorescent WB settings. NADA. Finally took the gel off and went with Auto WB. So, how do you pick a WB in these situations? Next time I’ll bring my Expo Disk, but there has to be an easier way.

  417. Eric Walraven says:

    Great topics in your tips & tricks episodes. Learnt a lot frommel them and still do.
    Great bag also.
    Kind regards.
    Eric

  418. Shari Smith says:

    Well I definitely had a aha moment when the solution for the pictures taken in the bright sun. Always trying to find a shady spot so client would not squint this is such a simple solution I am a little embarassed I didn’t think of it sooner. I am just starting out and can use all of your tips & tricks. My photos are definitely a product of Kelby Taining!!

    As for the new Ona Camera Bag. Please Please pick me:)

  419. RC, keep up the good work. Good tips from Jerry. Have to get out & shoot.
    Love the Ona Brixton bag. I need something a litttle larger than I have. The Brixton looks like a winner.

  420. Joseph cabatu says:

    Love watching the tips and tricks! I really like the look of the ONA bag. It shows as a higher end style bag. I hope in version 2.0, they either put a pleat on the zippered pocket or a full expansion zipper. I always end up carrying something bulky and the extra space would be great.

  421. Chris Christie says:

    Great tips about second shooters for weddings. Wouldn’t have immediately thought to look for someone who shoots a different style to mine, to compliment the wedding album! Keep it up guys this show rocks.

  422. Carl Chandler says:

    Thanks for the tip on group lighting.

    I could really use a new bag for a month long trip on Japan in April. Right now my using a modified Canon backpack , it’s nice but not user friendly when trying to swap gear quickly.

  423. Richard Gonzalez says:

    How about a cross over episode with shooting on PTNT and retouching on PSU TV?

  424. Jannette Davis says:

    Great Show! And that bag is now on my must haves!

    Jannette

  425. Jannette Davis says:

    Great Show. And I love the bag. It’s now on my list of must haves

    Jannette

  426. Jose Rosa says:

    Guys,
    You are doing an awesome job with the new show. I like the tips the help solve a problem like Jerry Ghionis’ tip in this episode. I also enjoy the one on one interviews. You are all so down to earth. Tae care.

    Jose

  427. Dean says:

    The Brixton bag looks interesting. I wonder how much room it has for accessory storage. Looking forward to the follow-up on it.

  428. Rob M says:

    Long time fan. Would love to see you demonstrate the lighting options for a larger group. The idea of one or two small flashes bounced off the ceiling seems good, but there are often challenges, like fall-off for part of the group. Since the groups get impatient fast, would love to see you demonstrate various options.

  429. Ray Warren says:

    Great tips guys. I have a few camera bags and I am not totally happy with any of them. Any further tips on what to look for in a bag would be great.
    I find backpacks annoying because you have to take them off to get at your gear and sling backpacks can give you shoulder pain if you put the same amount of gear in them because all the wieght is on one shoulder rather than two. Perhaps you could show some options plus a recommended maximum load for each of them. Thanks

  430. Alex Racanelli says:

    That bag looks cool. Thanks for the wonderful show.

  431. Justin Roush says:

    I thought I already commented, but apparently not. I would love, repeat LOVE, to have that bag.

  432. Ojelec says:

    Thanks for the great tips. That ONA bag is to die for ;)

  433. Bill Elliott says:

    It may be too late, but I haven’t seen your user review of the Ona bag. So, thought I’d enter the contest for the bag, just in case you haven’t already given it away.

    – Bill

  434. Maury Gollob says:

    With all due respect, it seems silly and cruel to submit anyone or any group of people to a situation where they must endure direct lighting and have to squint or close their eyes in order to obtain a picture.

    Why not simply have them stand in the shade, have your camera on a flash bracket with the flash unit mounted above the camera, and take as many pictures as needed?

    The downside of doing this is that you will need to always carry the above suggested rig with you all of the time-and I have not found a way to comfortably do this.

    Thanks for sharing the years of experience and talent of so many light picture artists.

  435. Jim says:

    Nice show man!

  436. Marshall Holmes says:

    Thanks for the great video’s RC.

    I’m not a pro photographer, but often get asked to photography those special events for friends and family. With only one speedlight, I’ve found it difficult to get a descent group shot when workking indoors at hotels and reception halls where the lighting generally sucks.
    For the next event coming up in November 23 I’ll try your tip of getting the speedlight up high and wash the cieling with light. I’ll likely need to use my on camera flip-up flash to try and fill in though. Anyway, I ll try this amongh other approaches to see what works.best. A lot will depend on the quality of ambient light at the venue.

    cheers,

    M

  437. Good show! Thanks for the great tips.

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