f2.8 – 1/180 – Spedlight with reflective umbrella half-way closed down to focus light only on subject, and not background. I went back to basics with one-light and starting with setting my ambient light and getting the christmas tree to look good first – then added light.

1/180 – Free-lensing with 28-75mm lens. Speedlight with mini-softbox coming from left side.

1/180 – Free-lensing with 28-75mm lens. Speedlight with mini-softbox coming from left side.

1/125 – Free-lensing with 28-75mm lens. Speedlight with mini-softbox coming from top left side. Macro photo of a canvas print.

f5.6 – 1/180 – Free-lensing with 28-75mm lens. Speedlight with mini-softbox on upper left side.

f2.5 – 1/60 – Speedlight with mini-softbox coming from back right side. White reflector on left side. Brass vase about 7-9ft away from christmas lights hanging down.

f2.5 – 1/180 – Speedlight with green gel coming from bottom left of camera

f3.5 – 1/90 – Alien Bee with shoot-through umbrella on front right. Speedlight unmodified coming from back left.

f1.8 – 1/90 – Speedlight with mini-softbox aimed toward camera from right side. White reflector on left side.

f1.8 – 1/60 – Green gelled speedlight aimed at background.