Beauty Photography on a Budget: Lighting Tutorial & Gear Tips

In the second episode of PhotoDope we take a look at Beauty Photography on a budget. I run down some tips on lighting, gear and settings. I also fill you in on the gear I used for some of my own beauty work.

CANON Bodies
Canon EOS 6D 20.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera

NIKON Bodies
Nikon D800 36.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera

Nikon D700 12.1MP FX-Format Digital SLR Camera

Nikon D300 DX 12.3MP Digital SLR Camera

CANON Lenses
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Lens for Canon (latest and greatest)

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Fixed Lens for Canon (slightly older)

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens (great third party lens)

Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens (Not a macro lens)

Canon EF 100mm f2.8 Macro (older lens, autofocus a little noisy)

NIKON Lenses
Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens (latest and greatest)

Sigma 258306 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens (great third party lens)

Nikon 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor Lens (little older and slower)

Nikon 80-200mm f/2.8D ED AF Zoom Push Pull Lens (older and slower, great value)

Yongnuo YN-560IV 2.4G Wireless Flash

YONGNUO YN560-TX LCD Flash Trigger

Fstoppers Flash Disc (FS FlashDisc) Portable Speedlight Softbox

Rogue ROGUEGRID 3-In-1 Stacking Honeycomb Grid System

Opteka OSG14 1/4-Inch Universal Honeycomb Speed Grid

Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit

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