One Light Setup

Young woman at home

Today’s post will deal with getting a natural light feel using an one light setup. The best part of using only one light is you don’t need to carry around a tons of gear. For years I didn’t own a car and going from one job to the next quickly turned into a pain if I … Continue reading

Easy Headshot Lighting

Actor Headshot

This week’s lighting tip is how to uses a very simple lighting setup for actor headshots. The requirements for headshots other then capturing the personality of the actor is to light the actor so you don’t have harsh glaring highlight and overly dark shadows. A key was of doing this is to use diffused light. … Continue reading

Shaping Light

Reading the Istock’s forum today I noticed a post from a Photographer that had an image rejected for lighting. The rejected image was a table top setting of white plates, water pitcher, and cup.  The  lighting setup had two main problems a small light source causing hard shadows to form. The other problem was white tableware … Continue reading