SUNBOUNCE Photography and Video Lighting School
The SUNBOUNCE Photography and Video Lighting School offers professional tips to improve all your creative projects. Learn how light interacts with different reflector materials and diffusion screens. SUNBOUNCE brings you one of its most valuable resources that any still, cinema, and video photographer will appreciate, all neatly organized in one place. Go there now, learn the light effects that will improve your skills to elevate your creative talents. Stand above the crowd, not in the crowd.
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Professional Photography Reflector Tips
When it comes to photography genres, especially in the photography of women, there are many to include my favorite three, fashion, beauty, and glamour photography and thanks to the Internet and social media, the genres seem to converge at times. In my photography, my...read more
Understanding the Correct Image Resolution When digital photography and the Internet took hold, many photographers didn’t fully understand image resolution, or the proper pixel resolution when it comes to web browsers, social media, and printing. The many myths,...read more
Do You Smell Bad? It happens to many photographers, they can’t find models to work with them, especially the particular models they want in front of their camera the most. These photographers ask themselves, “What am I doing wrong? Is my photography that bad? Does it...read more
Camera Shutter Release Technique is Like Shooting A Weapon Back in my active-duty U.S. Army days, I was an expert with my M16 rifle and Beretta M9 pistol, plus I earned a German Schutzenschnur, shooting expert medal in bronze from the German Army in Koblenz, Germany....read more
As a photographer and a photojournalist, I’ve had the pleasure to work on assignment in 45 different countries over the years. As I worked in these countries, I learned a few things, especially when it comes to travel photography, and I’m here to share some tips for...read more
A Simple Photography Technique At my photography workshopsI advocate that depressing the camera shutter-release represents five-percent of the equation when it comes to the creation of photographs—pictures are easy, just pick up your smartphone. Photographs though...read more
The Lack of Lighting Technique for Photography Masterpieces Low-key lighting is often misunderstood as a type of lighting that requires a solid black background — not true. It’s not the background that separates low-key lighting from other lighting techniques, it’s...read more
In our four-part series about how to critique photos we covered various elements that make photos great like composition, lighting, exposure, sharpness, etc., so now let’s look at storytelling with your photos especially if you’re considering publication. If you have...read more
If you play tennis, golf, or even baseball, then you’ve heard the term “sweet spot.” Whether it’s a racquet, club or bat, professional athletes know their equipment has a sweet spot that helps them move to the top of their game. Photography is no different, your...read more
It’s About Using the Right Tool. While many will describe my photographic style as warm, and some will even state that I often rely on warming gels and white-balance, I for one will tell you I only use these more warming techniques when I practice photographing women...read more
An Extra Punch of Light, Without the Harshness. Sometimes photographers like to mix light sources, such as when they have to overpower the sun with flash and take the Sunny 16 Rule into account. This is one instance when a photography reflector can add some...read more
Keeping It Simple. As photographers, there are times where we want to scout a new photography location, but still want to grab some shots, so we travel light, another benefit of the SUNBOUNCE photography reflectors. They’re lightweight, durable, and pack...read more
Featured Photography Tools
The SUNBOUNCE-CLASSIC Reflectors are available in four sizes: MICRO-MINI – MINI – PRO – BIG that range from 2' x 3' to 8'0" x 5'11" (60 x 90 cm to 180 x 245 cm) The ultra mobile SUNBOUNCE-CLASSIC 3-D, SUN-BOUNCER with aspect ratio of 4:3. Strong three-dimensional...read more
The special tool – designed by famous Greg Gorman and Wolfgang-Peter Geller - for photographers who never leave their studio without their CAGE-STUDIO. It is used in the jungle, in the Savannah and in Antarctica. There are photography projects where you want the same...read more
Engineered and constructed with totally quality management (TQM) in Germany. Manufactured and designed with the best products to ensure durability and ruggedness. Recreate lively studio lighting on location.. The BOUNCE-WALL is the smallest reflector in the Sunbounce...read more
Featured Photography Reflector Video
“I have two SUNBOUNCE reflectors and I love them. Amazing light!”Bob Walker
Lighting School Photography Knowledge
“There are three major benefits to the SUNBOUNCE system for me . . . 1. The stretch fabric creates a reliable lighting pattern and can throw light across a long distance if needed. 2. The quality of light they produce is amazing! 3. They’re very durable and will last you a very long time. I own the MICRO-MINI (2×3) the Mini (3×4), the PRO 4×6 and the BIG SUN-SWATTER. Just bought the 3-D RAINDROP 4×6 fabric and love the punch it produces especially on cloudy days! Bottom line . . . It’s more expensive but WELL worth the price!”Eric Stoner
SUNBOUNCE offers a huge selection of frames and a comprehensive range of fabric light enhancing screens and fabrics for the photography and film industry. SUNBOUNCE specializes in the provision of extra-wide fabrics without any seams (up to 500 cm). All the SUNBOUNCE...read more
The following examples illustrate how the lighting of the subject and the resulting shadow effect can be adjusted using SUNBOUNCE reflectors. Compare the effect of different screens and how lighting and shadow change depending on the reflector’s angle and position....read more
Moiré is one of the most common flaws in videography and photography. Wavy lines appear in the image. Moiré is caused e.g. by the interaction of regular patterns or structures in the subject with other regular structures of the camera sensors. The camera sensors (CCD...read more
We’re building a knowledge base for proper use and techniques of photography gear for better photos.
Learn about photography gear from seasoned professional photographers who will show you how.
It’s true the photographer makes the photography, but the right equipment makes it easier to achieve.
It’s about today’s techniques with today’s cameras, so we’ll show you how they work for better photos.