Author: Rebekah Modrak

Rebekah Modrak

Rebekah Modrak is a studio artist whose work has been shown at The Sculpture Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, and Kenyon College. She is Associate Professor in the School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan where she teaches courses involving photography, animation, mixed media, and photographic history.


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VIDEO: Do-it-Yourself – Lighting Studio


You can easily create your own photographic lighting studio with a backdrop, lights, and some of the homemade diffusers, reflectors and gels that you can learn to make in this series of videos. This video tutorial shows basic set-up and techniques for lighting objects or images with artificial lights. The above video is from the…


VIDEO – Do-It-Yourself Ways to Reflect, Bounce and Absorb Light


The following video gives step-by-step instruction for using foamcore and tinfoil to make tools for reflecting, bouncing, and absorbing light when photographing. You can use these reflectors to direct light to particular parts of a scene, and to fill in shadow areas. Use foamboard to block or lessen the effects of light. The above video…

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