New Gizmos

Happy with two pieces of gear that have made an instant impact on improving my photography.

  1. Lightdow 12 x 12 Inch (30 x 30 cm) White Balance 18% Gray Reference Reflector Grey Card with Carry Bag
  2. Sekonic L-308S 401-309 Flashmate Light Meter Digital (Black)

The Gray Card gives me a great reference for the white balance of a shoot. Just use the eye dropper thingy in Lightroom to get your neutral reference and the temperature is set perfectly! and the Light Meter gives me the precise numbers to dial into the ol' D7100 for a good start to set for a great exposure.

DBA

DBA FILED

Today I filed the business certificate DOING BUSINESS AS "Bast Productions" with the Kings County Clerks Office. This is the next in many steps to legitimize myself and to be able to accept paying customers.

Next Steps

I am starting to move towards learning portraiture. I have always been capturing moments or events with available light. I have not worked with controlling my environment or model before. This is new territory for me. I look forward to the challenges and new inspiration.

New Beginnings

It has been awhile since I had a website. The newest incarnation of Bast Productions will be right here. 

What reignited my interest in multimedia production you ask? Well, funny you should ask. For the last eight years I have been shooting with a Nikon D70 DSLR camera. This holiday season, with the help of a certain wolf I was able to gift myself an upgrade to the Nikon D7100.  

Along with the resurgent interest in photography has come my becoming enamored with Adobe Lightroom. What an amazing product! 

That's it for me this December 24th. Be well all.