[BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHERS] Learn The Basics Of Portrait Lighting From The Pros
One of the most important things in creating astonishing portraits is lighting. Whether you want to use natural light or a studio strobe, it doesn’t really matter.
In both cases you need to understand the laws of light, and how to shape and bend light in your favor. We have seen many tutorials on how you can use a single speedlight to create several different atmospheres for a portrait.
And we all know how a change of atmosphere completely changes the outcome of the portrait, too. You will either create an unflattering photo, or turn your client into a supermodel – just by changing the direction of the main light.
The best way to learn about portrait lighting is to listen to the pros, and watch how they create different types of portraits.
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The following video will give you extremely valuable information and tips for your next portrait photoshoot.