Here is a studio lighting setup from photographer Hipolit Terpinsky. The key light is a softbox and the filler is from a beauty dish. There are also two reflectors to kick up some some light. All lights are on the model, so the backdrop is slightly underexposed which gives the photo a more dramatic expression.
A while ago I got this video tutorial from Santa Ana based photographer Sean Armenta. It’s a simple one-light beauty setup that gives stunning results. There is no lighting diagram in this tutorial, but Sean explains very clearly how to set up the light, so you can easily use this lighing setup yourself. There are [...]