Join Jabari Holder in the studio as he breaks down a three-point lighting setup in less than five minutes. He explains why a basic lighting technique is perfect for interviews, talking-head shots, YouTube videos, portrait photography, and more. What is your go-to lighting setup?
0:00 - Introduction
0:21 - Initial Tips
0:55 - Key Light
2:12 - Fill Light
2:41 - Hair Light
2:58 - Additional Tips
3:12 - The Possibilities
3:49 - Final Thoughts
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Join Sophia Elizabeth as she goes in-depth to equip photographers with basic photographic concepts that will optimize their studio lighting techniques and allow them to produce better quality images. She discusses light modifiers, light positioning, camera settings, and portrait lenses.
0:00 - Introduction
3:15 - Different Types of Light Modifiers
4:14 - Standard Reflector
5:26 - Beauty Dish
7:17 - Soft Box
10:06 - V-flats
13:18 - Gels
18:55 - Grids
23:42 - Q&As on Modifiers
25:17 - 1-, 2-, and 3-Light Setups
29:42 - Camera Settings
Ashkan Roayee shares tips for creating dramatic lighting for dance portraits.
0:00 - Introduction
0:27 - Angles & Lenses
1:04 - Lighting Setup
1:25 - Fabric
1:52 - Posing & Lighting
2:25 - Studio Size
2:58 - Final Thoughts
Professional photographer Joe Edelman walks through the portrait lighting setups he's used during his creative photo shoots, including how to use color gels for lighting. Want to know more about planning a portrait photo shoot? Watch this video.
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Profoto’s new 250Ws B10X and 500Ws B10X Plus OCF flash heads were designed with hybrid photo and video creators in mind. Boasting shorter recycle times and brighter LED modeling lights than the B10 and B10 Plus, the duo offer improved performance while retaining the features that made their predecessors so popular in the first place.
Profoto has unveiled the Pro-11 2400 AirTTL Power Pack, adding AirX connectivity as well as a variety of internal and external design upgrades to its flagship power pack. A familiar sight on fashion, action, and high-speed photo sets, Profoto’s power packs have earned their namesake, providing dependable, top-tier performance on some of the most demanding jobs in the photo industry. Capable of firing as fast as 1/80,000 second, the Pro-11 is equipped
Westcott has just added two new lights to its FJ Wireless Flash System: the FJ80 Universal Touchscreen 80Ws Speedlight and the FJ200 200Ws Strobe. As the latest additions to the FJ lineup, both lights are designed to maximize compatibility across camera brands. The FJ80 can sit atop virtually any camera while the FJ200 works in tandem with
Profoto’s new A10 Studio Light comes with AirX technology built in so you can not only use it with your camera but also pair it with your iPhone 7 or later via Bluetooth to create beautifully lit images with your smartphone. The A10 is available with AirTTL compatibility for Canon, Nikon, FUJIFILM, and Sony cameras, and each brand-specific model is also available as an Off-
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In this preview, cinematographer Mark Raker uses three Litepanels Gemini lights to create diverse scenes with varying moods. Gemini lights feature multiple lighting modes that enable you to create virtually any color palette. Check out these versatile lights in action! We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com.
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"Moving your flash off camera is great for improving the look of images, but the quality and size of light is every bit as important as the location."
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The Impact Porcelain Socket is the foundation for all the photo-flood kits. Easy-set up that allows for studio quality results.
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Join Lindsay Adler for an educational presentation about the essentials of studio equipment, techniques and concepts of lighting.