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.

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 [...]

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!

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 [...]

Sport portrait lighting setup

Photographer Mattias Olsson shows us how to take better sport portraits, by sharing the lighting setup for this colorful photo of NHL player Henrik Lundqvist.

Hot fashion

Norwegian photographer Eivind Røhne gives you a great case studie of hot fashion. This fashion shoot was for an Italian client, but done here in Oslo (Norway) in the middle of the summer. The theme for this editorial was ”hot”, and my inspiration came from old westerns, with those great looking desert and their deadly [...]

Sport portrait lighting setup

This photo by Pontus Höök is taken in a hallway at Colorado Avalanche’s training facilities. Peter Forsberg came right of the rink to Pontus’ makeshift photo studio. The sweat you see is real. 22 exposures later Peter is off to the locker room. The photo is shot using analog film. This photo was the cover [...]

Travelling light with portable lighting setups

These photos are from a session on location in Hong Kong, featuring ShellZ Zhu. ShellZ Zhu is a fashion model and actress in China, but she has also been seen i a few Hollywood productions. Portable lighting setup I didn’t have the possibility to bring my full arsenal of lighting equipment, so I had to find [...]