Lighting Tips

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Using Strip Softboxes To Light A Dynamic Portrait | Andrea Belluso

In the Profoto sponsored video, Andrea Belluso shows you how he lights not only his subject, but an aircraft correctly in one frame with strip softboxes to create a dynamic...
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One Light, One Photographer: Shooting Dramatic Portraits Without An Assistant

In the following video from our friends at The Slanted Lens, Jay P. Morgan takes off to blustery Maine to shoot some dramatic portraits of fishermen, with one light and no...
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Using Flags To Control Light For Cinematic Style Images

Flags are great tools for shaping light in the the studio or out in the field, and can be used to shape light exactly how you want it for a more cinematic look to your images.
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Using Gels To Set The Mood Of Your Images | Joe McNally

Joe McNally shows us how the use of a simple gelled light can set the mood of an image.
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Faking Before/After Weight Loss Photos With the Power of Lighting and Posture

In the following video, photographer Ben Cope photographs 4 people and 'fakes' before and after photos by only changing the lighting and their posture, no diet pills (or...
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A Simple Tip to Turning 'Bad' Light Into 'Good' Light | Cliff Mautner

In the following 3 minute video, Nikon ambassador Cliff Mautner gives us a simple tip to shoot in a challenging lighting situation to turn 'bad' light into 'good' light
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Simple 3 Light Set-up For a Fitness Photo Shoot | BTS With Miguel Quiles

Recently, I was hired to shoot some images for a boot camp instructor who was looking to create some images to market her business. Watch the entire process from beginning to end.
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Some Basic Techniques in the Art of Bouncing Light

In the following video from lynda.com, Anthony Q. Artis shows us some basic techniques on working with bounced light.
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Changing The Look Of a Portrait With One Light In Different Positions | Joel Grimes

In this Westcott sponsored video, Joel Grimes shows us how to use one light and a reflector to create a simple, yet beautiful portrait.
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Using a Softbox to Create an All White Backdrop for Headshots | Gavin Hoey

No space for a white seamless background for headshots? No problem! Use a softbox to create a clean white background.
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Build A Beauty Shot From Start To Finish With Simple & Inexpensive Gear

Contrary to what your mind may be telling you about studio shooting, you don't need super expensive high end equipment in order to be able to pull off highly professional imagery.
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Photigy: Starting in Studio Photography With Speedlites Course (Bundle Parts 1-3) Review

Are you starting out in studio photography and need to learn about how to use your speedlites and strobes? If so, this is product photography bundle from Photigy is...
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