Dramatic lighting setup for a model outside an ancient temple

Here’s a new lighting setup from photographer Meggy Irawan. The strobes are used without any light modifiers. That creates a crisp and dramatic light in the scene. The temple is lit by the sun and parts of the background is slightly underexposed which makes the model more prominent.

Dramatic lighting

Another great contribution from photographer Pedro Moreno. The camera had a WB in Flash,  Canon 5D MK II, 24-70mm, Aperture F 5.6, shutter 1/125, ISO 400.  Main light Canon 580EXII with a grid. My assistant was up high and pointing down the speedlight on to my subject.

Lighting setup up for action style fashion photography

Pedro Moreno gives us the details for this setup. – The camera had a WB in Flash,  Canon 5D MK II, 70-200mm, Aperture F 10, shutter 1/200, ISO 100 with.  Main light Elinchrom Quadra RX with a diffuser. I did trigger the light with an Skyport.

Fashion photography with one light source

Photographer Pedro Moreno shares this lighting setup that only uses one light source. Pedro: – The camera had a WB in Sun,  Canon 5D MK II, 100mm, Aperture 2.8, shutter 1/125, ISO 100 with. Main light Elinchrom Quadra RX with a Octave 1mt in silver and the sun was giving me a golden tone on [...]

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. [...]

When finding the right location there’s no need for lighting equipment

London photographer Cecilie Harris tells us how she took this photo: – Shot outdoors. The beauty with the lighting in this photo is that there is no lighting! It’s simply knowing where to place your model. Although slightly overcast, there was still light almost coming through, so it created natural lighting without shadow in the [...]

Fashion photography using natural light from a window

Stockholm based photographer Jessica Wikström gives us this amazing lighting setup using only natural light. Jessica: – The big window behind me gave a beautiful golden light on the model and i didnt have to use anything else but the window.

High fashion lighting setup

Lighting For Photo legend David Bicho is back with a great lighting setup for high fashion. This is a pretty advanced lighting setup, but the result shows us that it’s worth all the effort. David is also sharing a PDF of the assignment brief he wrote to the wardrobe stylist. It explains the mood, the [...]