Lighting for different skin tones


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Lighting for different skin tones

For this portrait, I'll be shooting two models with different skin tones. Light and dark skins react differently to lighting. I knew I wanted a large soft light that would wraparound both of them. Natalie Fobes: A little closer, a little closer and gentlemen if you could take a step back, both of you. In fact, I'm going to have you come over on this side Craig, yeah, and Matt you are on this side. Twist your body a little this way, all right. Now Sam, let's bring that light in just a little bit towards me. Sam: Towards them? Natalie Fobes: Toward me.

Sam: Toward you? Natalie Fobes: Yeah, okay. That looks good. Now the reason that I did this is that specular highlights define dark skin and shadows define the lighter skin. Sam: So you wanted Craig closer to the light. Natalie Fobes: And I wanted Craig closer to the light, because his the skin tone is darker. Otherwise, Matt would have been overexposed if I'd switch them. Sam: Got you. Natalie Fobes: But the other ...

Lighting for different skin tones
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Lighting for different skin tones provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Natalie Fobes as part of the Lighting for Photographers: Portraiture

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