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
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Canon EOS 6D 20.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera

NIKON Bodies
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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
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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
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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)

LIGHTING & MODIFIERS
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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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