How to Cut a Window into a Backdrop for Shafts of Light

In this 5-minute video from The Slanted Lens, learn how to create a window in a seamless and add beautiful shafts of light into your studio shots. The effect of the light will change depending on the size or shape of the hole you create in the backdrop. Think carefully about the design of the window […]

Why to Shoot 2,300 Photos Even if You Only Need 3

What’s the point in shooting thousands of frames when your client only wants a few? In this 10-minute video from The Slanted Lens, Jay P Morgan shares his entire process during a shoot and why he takes thousands of different shots.

Comparing Canon and Sony Full Frame Cameras That Cost Under $2,000

Photographers now have a number of options for full-frame camera bodies that can be had for less than $2,000, but how do they stack up? This video from The Slanted Lens compares three of them: the Sony a7 II, the Canon 6D Mark II, and a used Canon 5D Mark III. They’re all brilliant cameras, […]

How to Shoot Corporate Headshots: 3 Looks in 30 Minutes

When you’re taking corporate headshots, you often have a tight window in which to fit everything in. But usually you’re also going to be expected to create more than one look. Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens runs through his simple setup in this 5 minute video. Morgan set up the shoot with a […]

10 Positive Ways to Handle Rejection as a Photographer

If you can’t handle rejection, you will never make it as a creative professional. It’s as simple as that. Rejection is part and parcel of a career in photography, so here are 10 healthy, positive ways to deal with rejection as a photographer.



How Light Can Change Emotion in Your Portraits

It goes without saying that lighting is an incredible important aspect to any genre of photography. But in portraiture, light can be used to create, or enhance, emotion in a photo. In this 13-minute video by The Slanted Lens, photographer Jay P.