Lighting Tips

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Using Light Modifiers: Softbox vs. Reflector vs. Umbrella

When it comes to light modifiers, you have many accessories to choose from. But with so many options out there, when you're just getting started, it's pretty easy to get them...
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Gain More Control of Your Light By 'Feathering' Your Softbox

In the following tutorial, Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens shows us a technique called, "feathering" with a softbox.
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Profoto's New Video Series | 'What's The Difference'

In this series, you're given 4 new videos that highlight the differences between lighting set-ups in 4 common circumstances. You need not have Profoto gear to get something from...
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Lighting a Portrait On Location With Peter Hurley

In the following tutorial, "Illuminating the Face - On Location," Peter goes through various scenarios a portrait photographer might face while in a less controlled setting...
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Clamshell Lighting with One Speedlight for Portraits

If you shoot on location, then you are going to love the results you will experience with this simple and portable lighting setup. It's not so much about the type of Speedlight...
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Ryan Brenizer's Top 5 Tips to Improve Your Lighting for Wedding Photography

In the following video by B&H Photo, Ryan offers five tips to improve lighting for your wedding photography.
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Using Different Light Setups to Help You Tell a Story

In the following tutorial, Lighting With Story In Mind, Simon Cade of DSLR Guide gives many techniques to help you tell a story using lighting.
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CRI | The Important Lighting Factor You're Likely Overlooking When Purchasing A Light

LEDs are becoming more prevalent by the minute, so especially now CRI is something you should consider before every light purchase or use.
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5-Point LED Lighting Setup For Portraits

The following video, put together by Dedo Weigert Film GmbH shows a great step by step setup of a 5 point LED lighting situation for a portrait.
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New Workshop! Lighting 101

Welcome to Lighting 101: Foundation and Light Shaping! Join us on dozens of live shoots, as we teach you the foundation of flash photography and light shaping. We show you how...
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Adding Depth, Dimension, and Drama Using Negative Fill

Contrast is what allows us to have a sense of depth and three dimensionality in a two dimensional medium, and using negative fill is one of the best ways to achieve it.
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Crazy Lighting Techniques with David Beckstead

David Beckstead shares some of his techniques for using video lights, and even common flashlights, to create fun and funky shadows and dramatic lighting.
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