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Gear: Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L II USM Lens

Many of you guys know that my signature and favorite lens is the Canon EF 135mm F/2, but actually there is another one that I really love, and for most of my photoshoots I go with just that 2 lenses! The second one is Canon EF 24mm F/1.4 lens! Yeah, is is a wide angle prime lens! It has very little distortions, not that this matters a lot for what I am shooting lol, and it has really great
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Shooting it: Red leaves portrait shoot with Helios 40-2 (strobist video)

Japanese red leaves season is in it's most beautiful stage now, so here is another article with some photos taken in that beautiful time of the year! I'm having also some behind the stage video from that photoshoot! I'm also using some really interesting lens, the manual focus Helios 40-2, which is making some impressive bokeh! Model for this photoshoot is Yuzuki Aizawa, I am shooting only
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Single Shoot-Through Umbrella / 透過アンブレラ 一本だけで ポートレート

Portraits with a single Shoot Through Umbrella used When I want to be really quick with my setup, this is what I am doing! Shoot-though umbrella is one of the things I definitely have with me all the time, ready to be used! It's very quick…
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Portraits with Back Light / バックライト ポートレート 逆光

Portraits with Back Light used only Shooting with a back light as a main light can be really fun thing to do, but it is also very tricky way to shoot portraits such you really need some experience using lighting, and knowledge on how light…
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Night Portraits / 夜景ポートレート

Night Portraits Here is an article I've wanted to post for long time! It is for portraiture at night, but I will not put setups for all of the photos in the gallery! Well, it is actually more a kind of gallery with photos taken at night! Generally…
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Natural Light Portraits / 自然光ポートレート

Natural Light Portraits Hey, I guess the image that I have for using strobes and artificial lighting on my photographs is quite strong, and I think it's normal, but to be honest quite often I do rely on Natural Light to shoot portraits! Yeah,…
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Gear: Canon EF 135mm f/2.0 L USM

Canon EF 135mm f/2.0 L USM I often advice other photographers to get just one lens, and spend some time with it until you really master it, without even touching a different lens for a while! This time I will be talking about one of my favorite…
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Shooting it: Body Paint & Flower Art shoot

Intro This time I will be uploading a series of 3 different articles, well actually all of them were taken at the same day, using the Nissin Japan company studio, and they were kind enough to even video tape the whole shoot, so I will be embedding…