Comparing portrait lighting schemes


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Comparing portrait lighting schemes

Well, we spent a lot of time in the studio taking many photographs using these different lighting schemes. So let's take a look at the work we did and see our how our changes that we made with our lights and with our camera settings affected our photographs. So I am going to start here with the single light, and this is the easiest of all the lighting schemes. You have one light on one stand, using an umbrella, and you keep the light more or less frontal, a little bit to an angle, but not too far because since you only have one light, you don't want to cast our shadows on the other side.

As you can see, the results are quite pleasant. This is a very nice rendering, very straightforward. And if you do nothing else, in terms of moving the flash off your camera, but to put it on a stand, use a modifier and get that close tothe model, you are going to improve your photos many times over. Now, the one thing that I wanted to show you was that sometimes you may want to brighten up that bac...

Comparing portrait lighting schemes
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Comparing portrait lighting schemes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Photo Assignment: Off-Camera Flash

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