Tag: Lighting

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Easy Lighting Laws for Better Portraits

Photography

I am a studio portrait artist who specializes in moody lighting. Here are the basics I remind myself of over and over again so that I can...

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What is TTL Flash? | TTL vs. Manual Flash

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TTL stands for “Through The Lens” and is a metering system that controls the power of the flash based on exposure settings....

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8 Portrait Lighting Setups Every Photographer Should Know

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The key to great portrait photography is understanding portrait lighting. In this post, we introduce the basics of manipulating studio...

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Product Photography Lighting and Best Practices

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Understand the basic of product photography lighting, plus best practices that will hone your craft for photos of products customers will...

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How to Set Up 3 Popular Interview Lighting Techniques

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3-light setups are incredibly common in documentary interviews. Here are some tips on how to get this setup for your own projects....

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Long Exposure Portraiture and Color Gels

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Beauty photographer Daryna Barynka shares her lighting setup and settings to produce unique, long exposure portraits with gels and glitter....

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Lighting for a Catalog Shoot

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For this shoot, I decided to start simply. I began with one light, a Paul C. Buff Einstein light inside a large umbrella. We were shooting...

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Two Lighting Styles in 1 Shot with the Pocket Wizard MultiMax

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Alexis Cuarezma is a San Francisco-based photographer who specializes in both on-location and in-studio portraiture. An alumnus of the...

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Beginner’s Guide to Achieving Better Flash Photos

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Using a flash gun, such as a Nikon Speedlight or Canon Speedlite, is designed mainly to be used off-camera and fired optically or via a...

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BorrowLenses’ Guide to Lighting Sync Cables

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Your guide to detecting the correct sync cable for your strobe system....

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