Photographers: If you want/need to learn how to light, my good buddy David Hobby, aka Strobist, guru of all things off camera and inexpensive, has delivered the goods. Get 20 years experience, all the tricks and insights, minus all the drama in one box set of–count ‘em…8 (eight!)– DVDs for just $139. Seriously! He’s damn near giving the things away. Between you and me, I just got off the phone with him and they’re running out…so if’n you want yours, now’s the time to order. He promises choosing content over production value, and I believe him.
BTW, this isn’t just for the amateurs in the audience. You know guys like McNally are devouring this stuff…practically snorting David’s knowledge. And even if my other hipster friends like Jackanory , Vincent LaForet, and Alec Soth don’t advertise that they’re staying up all night watching this sucker in their pajamas, but they are. They’ll never admit it, but they are. Trust me. Slo mo’ and all.