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Softlight V. Hard light, breaking down 5 lighting setups in the photo studio

There are two main approaches you can take in the studio, or on location. And which lane you choose will have a huge impact on the outcome of your images. You could choose to emulate window light, or you could choose to simulate sunlight.

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Hairlight 101

Hair Light 101. Everything you need to know about hairlights.

Part of making a refined image in the studio is lighting your subject to preserve details in their hair or operate them from the background. In today’s video, I will teach you everything you need to know about hair lights. Including which modifiers to use, where and how to mount them plus how bright your lights should be.

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The 10 portrait lighting mistakes that every new photographer makes

Whether your new to lighting or you have been doing it for over 20 years, everybody started off in the same place and everybody made a bunch of mistakes. So if you’re just starting out and you do any of the things I’m about to talk about I’m not mentioning these things to make you feel bad and I’ve made all of these mistakes and occasionally I still make them.

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What the hell is a kicker? What’s a key light? The names photographers use for studio lights.

Everyone has a name for every position where they place a flash on location and in the studio. But not everyone agrees on every name and this jargon can be sort of confusing.

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TRIGGER WARNING BOKEHOLICS: Three reasons why prime lenses are not just for bokeh.

In today’s video we’re gonna talk about why prime lenses are not just for bokeh.

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