Portrait lighting setup with a reflector and a strobe

This is a perfect lighting setup for all you that don’t have so much equipment but still want to take professional photos. All you need is one strobe that you can fire remotely and a reflector. Indonesian photographer Meggy Irawan shows us how the it’s done.

Fruit splash photography lighting setup

This is a setup from the swedish photographer Carl Magnus Swahn. – I used a small aquarium filled with water, and then I simply dropped different fruits in it. I dropped the fruit with one hand and triggered the camera via remote with my other hand. It took a while to get the timing right. [...]

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.

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.

Reflector lighting setup

Many of you already know London based photographer Cecilie Harris from some previously published lighting setups. Now she is back with some more of that great stuff, starting with a lighting setup using only a reflector. Cecilia Harris: – For this shoot I actual had real sunlight to play with and not just light on [...]