How the KYU-6 Enhances Product Photography with Illya Ovchar

Illya Ovchar is a fashion, lifestyle, and product photographer based out of Munich Germany. Illya recently reviewed Spekular’s KYU-6 Lights for Fstoppers, and discussed the unique benefits of using a KYU-6 light when conventional lighting solutions aren’t an option. Be it weight, space, or any other limitation, small lights are a must in any photographer’s […]

What’s in My Bag with Jena Carlin

Jena Carlin behind the scenes

We’re really grateful that some of our pro team photographers have shared with us their five favorite pieces of gear. Here’s what food photographer Jena Carlin had to say about her five favorite gear choices. My name is Jena Carlin and I am a Midwest-based commercial food and lifestyle photographer, videographer, prop stylist, and art […]

What’s in My Bag with DextDee Livingstone

Have you ever reached for your go-to lens or favorite light and wondered if professional photographers have favored pieces of gear, too? Yep, they do! We’re fortunate that fashion photographer DextDee Livingstone has shared with us what he considers his five favorite pieces of kit. Light Blaster optical snoot The Light Blaster is an optical […]

What’s in My Bag with Hailey Barrus

Lenses! Lights! Reflectors! Do you have a favorite piece of gear that’s in your camera bag, whatever the weather? We’ve asked our pro team to share their five favorite pieces of kit, which make the biggest difference to their work. Some of the choices might feel incredibly intuitive while others are completely surprising, but either […]

How I Lit the Shot: Susan Magnano’s spooky Halloween light painting photos

Model in witch outfit surrounded by light painting streaks and circles for Halloween

If you’re looking for Halloween photography inspiration, we have a treat for you! Photographer Susan Magnano has shared with us how she used KYU-6 light wraps to create light painting in her amazingly spooky seasonal shots! What was the concept of the shoot? The concept was developed during a spontaneous collaboration with my friend and […]

Small businesses: how to enhance your product photography with the KYU-6

Watch lit with RGB KYU-6 light waps

When you’re a small business owner, you are invariably a jack-of-all-trades. We know the deal. You do your own accounts; you do your own marketing; and you’re probably your own cleaner and odd-job-person. You perform all of these tasks with varying degrees of enthusiasm and proficiency, and that includes creating your own social media posts […]

Food and Beverage Photography that Pops!

The standard look for food and beverage photography is to keep things natural – after all, you don’t want to be putting unnatural-looking things in your mouth! But sometimes, you want to take your food photography in a different direction and make it pop visually.  This is where KYU-6 light wraps can have an impressive […]

Using Gobos, Strobes, and The Light Blaster Optical Snoot to Create Unique Lighting for Food Photography

Spekular Light Blaster & windows gobos behind the scenes with Yessica Duque

Food photographer Yessica Duque used the Light Blaster to project a clever fake window effect onto a sunshine-drenched cocktail shot using the windows gobos. We’re delighted that she’s shared with us how she got the shot so that you, too, can be inspired with ways to use your Light Blaster Optical Snoot. The Idea – […]

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