Archive for the 'Lighting Setups' category

Low key fashion photography

Photographer Pedro Moreno from Spain shares a low key lighting setup for fashion photography. Pedro: – The camera had a WB in Tounsgten,  Canon 5D MK II, 100mm, Exposition 5.0, shutter 1/60, ISO 200 with.  Main light Elinchrom Quadra RX with a Octave 1mt in silver and 1 Canon 580EXII speedlite as a kicker light. [...]

Clamshell beauty lighting

Here is a clamshell lighting setup from photographer Morgan Klang. Using the umbrella and reflector together minimizes hard shadows and gives a smooth light.

Not from the photo studio

Photographer Morgan Klang shows us how to take great photos using only one reflector.

Vivid colors lighting setup

Here’s a lighting setup  from Morgan Klang that gives us crisp vivid colors. The key light is from a strobe with just a tight reflector on. That gives a punchy and distinct light and a shadow on the background. Then there is a softer fill light from a shoot through umbrella. By not having a [...]

Crisp lighting for model photography

Wellknown contributor Hipolit Terpinsky is back with another great lighting setup. The key light has just a small reflector which makes the light punchy, crisp and fresh. Then there’s a soft fill light from an octa which stands near the camera.

Reflector and natural light

Cecilie Harris tells us how she took this photo using only a window and a reflector: – “Shot indoor at the Ragged School Museum that provides a lot of natural light coming in through windows and even holes in the ceiling. This image was shot for my “Boys by Girls” project (www.boysbygirls.co.uk) for the first coffee [...]

School of lighting setups

Cecilia Harris takes us to an old class room to teach us about lighting setups. – “Shot indoor at the Ragged School Museum that provides a lot of natural light coming in through windows and even holes in the ceiling. This image was shot for my “Boys by Girls” project (www.boysbygirls.co.uk ) for the first [...]

Natural light photography using a window and a reflector

Cecilie Harris gives us the details for this lighting setup: – Shot indoor at the Ragged School Museum that provides a lot of natural light coming in through windows and even holes in the ceiling. This image was shot for my “Boys by Girls” project (www.boysbygirls.co.uk) for the first coffee table book for this project.