The 6 Secrets to Black & White Portrait Photography

In this video I go over the six secrets to composing and lighting black and white portraits.

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00:00 Introduction
00:06 Contrast is King
00:46 Hard Light
01:48 Monitor in Black & White
02:55 Shoot it in RAW
03:33 Style in B&W
04:17 Use Hairlights and Edge Lights
05:13 Closing

NiceFoto SN-29 Flash Concentrator Conical Snoot

This video was shot with a
Canon Cinema EOS C70

Canon C300 MK 2

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens

DZOFILM Pictor 20-55mm T2.8

Gear for Setup 1
Studio Titan Rack & Pinion Geared Crank Stand STA-06-200

and lit with a

Nanlite Forza 720 LED Spot Light

Music: Evolution and Going Higher and Birth of a Hero by Bensound

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