On location model photography

Photographer Meggy Irawan took this photo on location with two strobes. One larger strobe with a beauty dish and a smaller strobe from behind without lighting modifiers. Looks good!

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.

Two models lighting setup

This is actually two photos that’s been combined in photoshop. There is a beauty dish from the front, and the room you see behind the window is lit by a strobe without a lighting modifier.

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. [...]

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.

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 [...]

Backlight portrait lighting setup

Here’s a simple but useful lighting setup from photographer Jessica Wikström. Jessica: – The plan for this picture was to create a soft backlight but I changed my mind and got the reflector to lighten up the models face and get some more contrast into the picture.

Outdoor fashion photography

Photographer Hipolit Terpinsky from Poland gives us this great inspiration of what you can achieve with only a fill light and some mad skills. More photos from Hipolit is coming up in a near future. Stay tuned!