Portrait Lighting Explained

Feeling in the dark about portrait lighting? Whether it’s a flashgun or a softbox, off-camera lighting has confounded many aspiring portrait photographers. But your portrait photography doesn’t need to suffer because of this. Portrait lighting need not be so complicated. Whether you’re in a professional studio or shooting a model in your home photo studio, often the simplest portrait lighting set-ups yield the most classic and dramatic effects. By experimenting with different poses you can see what works and get new portrait ideas to apply to your next shoot. A visual guide taking you through several simple portrait lighting set-ups, and showing the different effects they create. Cheat sheet shows you how to use different kinds of off-camera lighting, from soft boxes to reflectors, and at the end we suggest a few striking poses to use with these portrait lighting effects. Feel free to drag and drop the infographic on to your desktop and save it for a handy reference the next time you have someone in your home photo studio.

(Source: DigitalCameraWorld)

2 Responses to “Portrait Lighting Explained”
  1. Bill Chance says:

    What a great resource for us newbies.

    Thanks for sharing.


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