Finally after months of hard work, I’m happy to let you know that Yanik’s Photo School has its official iPhone and Android App! Woohoo!
I’m very excited be able to bring you all of my tutorials to the mobile world in a sleek and simple style that keeps the focus on what you really want: LEARNING AWESOME STUFF!!
I’ve even added push notifications so you’ll know right away when a new tutorial is available.
As a bonus, I integrated a Continue Reading »
As you guys know, I’m a big fan of Lightroom. And with Lightroom 3 out, I’ve discovered many cool tweaks and upgrades like super fast importing and disk deletion as well as image preview generation. They seem like little things but it just keeps time on your side just a bit more.
On top of that, the guys over at Adobe added a great new feature in Lightroom 3 that I just love! Tethering. No more need for Continue Reading »
If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you know that I recently did a big 12 day shoot for one of my favorite clients. My main mandate was to shoot well composed, evenly lit photos to be used in a new edition of their best selling didactic cosmetology book. As a second mandate, I had to produce “artistic” shots to be used as chapter openers and page fillers.
So the first thing I asked them was what they meant by “artistic”. You know Yanik, dramatic stuff with cool shadows and Continue Reading »
I’ve done quite a few lighting tutorials here on Yanik’s Photo School, especially using off camera small flashes like the SB-900 or the 580EX II. I love these little buggers and the more I use them, the more dust accumulates on my big studio strobes. And today’s lesson will be about an in-camera feature that most DSLRs have called Rear Curtain Flash.
I discovered this camera feature a long time ago with my Nikon D70 when I wanted to shoot a long exposure of a moving Continue Reading »
After Cancun, I made my way up to Miami to finish the shots for the Spa book but mostly for some R&R before heading back to sub zero temperatures. Brrrrrrr…. Another great thing about staying at my friend’s place is that they own 2 Thai restaurants! And after spending 7 months in South East Asia a while back (wayyyyyyyyy back) I developed a soft spot for Thai food. Since their 2nd restaurant had just opened a few weeks before, they asked me if I could shoot a couple of food shots Continue Reading »