In this “How I Shot It” video, we’ll talk about my first try at using flash gels (back in 2006) and end with a look at my latest just-for-fun flash gel experiment. How to Use Flash Gels There are many […]
The key to good portraiture is learning and applying good photography lighting techniques. You’ll find lots of articles and videos here about one-light portraiture, two- and three-point lighting setups, and a variety of other lighting topics.
Here’s how I shot a sequence of photos using a two-light portrait setup. This was done with manual off-camera flash modified with translucent umbrellas. It’s a simple lighting setup consisting of a main light and a rim light. In the video […]
My top five portrait photography lighting tips are detailed in the following video. Whether it’s Speedlites (Speedlights), strobe, or natural light, creating successful portraits and headshots starts with solid lighting techniques. Start with one light The most important light is […]
This Q&A deals with mixed lighting and photography white balance settings when using flash photography together with Tungsten light. With mixed lighting, where you’ve got, for example, a flash on your camera, and you’ve got ambient tungsten light, like a […]
How to put together a one-light portrait and background setup. This is a simple explanation of main light (key light) position and background setup using Savage Thunder Gray seamless paper. More about flash triggers here: ► https://youtu.be/o04VxK6abIU