Lighting Tips


Mastering Your Off-Camera Lighting With Pye [Free Webinar]

During this webinar, Pye will share simple tips to help you use off-camera lighting to create stunning images for your clients.

Use Clamshell Lighting To Create Beautiful, Flattering Light

Clamshell light is one of my favorite lighting setups. Read this article to get an idea of what it is and how you can do it.

To Strobe Or To Speedlight? That Is The Question

If you’re considering purchasing your first flash this list will give you some key considerations which you must consider before clicking that “buy” button.

An Exemplary Lighting Demonstration | 3 Different Scenes With 1 Small Set

Well you've heard it before how Lighting can be everything in photography, and in this short video session you'll see how it literally changes everything. It's inspiring and...

Quick Tip On How To Photograph A Bride In Harsh Sunlight With Kevin Jairaj

I've asked Kevin to give us a few quick tips on shooting in any situation from his upcoming book and he shared with us how he photographs brides in the middle of the day in...

How to Shoot With Direct Flash To Get An Edgy Look

Leave no doubt, direct flash is the easiest way to get some unflattering shots, but if you do it right, you can create really great edgy looks to your images.

How Light Shaping Tools Change An Image

Here we take a look at some BTS and instructional footage from Profoto to see just how certain modifiers affect an image, and also discuss that yours needn't be the most expensive.
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The Key To Capturing Your 'Good' Side | Lighting 101

In this tutorial, we teach you the three primary subject positions in relation to key lighting. Learn how subtle changes in positioning can make big differences.

Martin Schoeller's Insights on Gear and Lighting

Martin Schoeller's work is some of the most identifiable in our world, and here you get some insight into his mind for advice, and a BTS look at his work.

Shoot Like The Pros With Basic Gear | Patrick Demarchelier

Don't be fooled, you can do more than you think with basic gear. Check it out here.

Make On-Camera Flash Look like Off Camera Flash

On-Camera Flash Tricks Utilizing a multi-point light setup is a practical exercise that will help you build an understanding of two and/or three light setups. In this...

The Basics of Food Photography Using Natural Light & Household Objects

In this 2 minute video, photographer Jenny Woodward packs in some really great tips on using natural light in your food photography.