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Photographers instinctively seek light. In this video, Joe McNally shares stories from his career and the incredible effort he puts into lighting an image. 0:00 - Introduction 5:39 - McNally's History with Light 9:43 - Light that Looks Natural 13:15 - No Place for Fancy Light 13:58 - Nervous Light 14:27 - The Valley of the Gels 18:58 - Hard Light 22:34 - Soft Light 25:21 - Lots of Light 28:32 - Same Subject, Different Light 30:47 - Fashion Light 40:56 - Light in Difficult Places 42:09 - Quick Light 43:45 - Light Shapes Character 48:17 - Day
Join Jabari Holder in the studio as he breaks down a three-point lighting setup in less than five minutes. He explains why a basic lighting technique is perfect for interviews, talking-head shots, YouTube videos, portrait photography, and more. What is your go-to lighting setup? 0:00 - Introduction 0:21 - Initial Tips 0:55 - Key Light 2:12 - Fill Light 2:41 - Hair Light 2:58 - Additional Tips 3:12 - The Possibilities 3:49 - Final Thoughts Shop the SmallRig RD350B/D & RC450B/D at B
On bright, sunny days, taking flattering portraits can be difficult! Keydrin Franklin shows you how to use a speedlight and other accessories to improve your results. Have you used any of these techniques before? 0:00 - Introduction 0:19 - Variable ND Filter 1:17 - Diffusing with a Scrim 2:52 - Speedlight with Softbox 3:36 - How Choose a Softbox (and Where to Place it) 4:27 - How to Choose the Right Exposure 6:10 - Final Thoughts
Did you know that using just one or two small strobe lights can lead to amazing portraits? JC Carey, from Westcott, discusses the ways he uses the FJ80 and FJ200 to shape lighting during outdoor photo shoots. Have you used strobes to augment outdoor lighting? How did it go? Tell us about it in the Comments section, below! Sponsored by
If you've always wanted to get better results from your portrait photography lighting, but are fearful of the process, then JC Carey has a simple solution! In this B&H Event Space video, Carey discusses how lens selection, camera settings, and the lighting gear itself will inform your creative choices during a photo shoot. At the end of this presentation, you will know the three steps for setting up your off-camera flash outdoors! Are you fearful of setting up portrait lighting? Watch this video and fear no more! Sponsored by Westcott
Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale is back for another portrait-lighting session, this time with the versatile speedlight. Whether indoors or outdoors, in studio or on the go, this portable off-camera flash can be used in multiple ways to add creativity to your portraits. Consider this seminar your speedlight guide, since Gale will covers the basics, as well as various setups. Write about your own experiences lighting portraits with speedlights, in the Comments section. Sponsored by Sony
Professional photographer Tony Gale shares his portrait photography tips for lighting a backdrop, from a bright white background to one with bold, saturated colors. What are your takeaways from this tutorial? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
Sony Artisan Scott Robert Lim demonstrates why he uses continuous light over flash photography. This photography seminar will cover portrait photography tips such as optimal camera settings and photography lighting setups in a variety of situations. Sponsored by Light & Motion More portrait photography webinars - Continuous Lighting for Celebrity Portraiture with Mark Mann
1,218 Views· Posted 03/07/2019
Wedding photographer JB Salle shares some tips regarding off-camera lighting and how to use strobes effectively. He discusses lighting techniques that mimic the sun when there isn't enough natural light, as well as how to use a reflector to separate the subject from the backdrop. There are a lot of useful nuggets of information in this video, so watch this video! For even more, come back and peruse our comprehensive video library.
1,238 Views· Posted 12/27/2017
James Schmelzer take you step by step through the theory and techniques behind great studio lighting.
720 Views· Posted 09/30/2014
Watch Allan Weitz, of B&H Photo, as he takes a quick look at the Luna Folding Beauty Dish. The Luna opens up to a full 27.5" dish that provides the soft, even lighting portrait and beauty photographers expect from a beauty dish, but it folds up into a compact package that is eminently transportable and takes up a tiny amount of space. Whether you use it in the studio or take it on location, the Luna Folding Beauty Dish offers the right