Learn Creative Portraiture
What is the best type of photographic lighting to use: Natural light, constant light (hot lights), or flash lighting (strobe)? Obviously, the answer is going to depend on several factors. In this video I discuss some of the pros and […]
This is a behind-the-scenes look at our Red Dress photoshoot. Get a look at the model’s posing in action. You’ll also see how a simple three-point lighting setup can really bring a portrait to life. Things to note: Simple, minimal […]
In this video, I show you some one-light portrait examples from my personal archives and talk about how each image came together. I also offer some tips on deconstructing and/or reverse-engineering the lighting in photos. Expect a few portrait lighting […]
This is my take on clamshell lighting. This video is a response to some of the bad information out there about how to do this type of lighting. There’s one big mistake I’ve seen made over and over, and I […]
How to use craft paper (art paper) as mini backgrounds for close-up and macro photography. The images below were created using the simple techniques described in the video and (in more detail) in my Close-Up and Macro ebook.
In the following video, I talk about what went into my shoot featuring three-point lighting for a theatrical portrait. You can see more about this on my blog.