A Simple 2 Light Portrait Set-Up photography tutorial with Karl Taylor

Hi! I’m Karl Taylor and this episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Here’s my commercial photography website, it’s the Squarespace one, and I absolutely love it. They’re easy to set up, they look amazing, there are hundreds of templates to choose from and they have first-class customer support. If you want one too then use this Read more…

Photography Tips: Available Light Portraits

I just been down here making a video about instant meters and things and just sort of had this idea i just shot a quick picture of the awesome Praew’s who’s being on my model for this little video and just so actually there’s some really cool little bit of light going on all around Read more…

Single Light Studio Portrait Photography : White Card Positions in Single Light Studio Photography

In this segment I want to talk about pulling in a white card. The light that I have set up now is pretty dramatic and if I pull a white card what we do is bounce a lot of, you know, add a lot , a little bit more light to the shaded area. And Read more…

DIY Photography LED Studio Lights for Portraits & Headshots – DIY Kino Flo Lights – Diy Lighting

studio lighting can be darn expensive in this video I’m going to walk you through the steps that I took to build a four light studio lighting setup with LED light bulbs for less than $300 stay tuned hey gang about four years ago I posted a video about building a four light studio light Read more…

Home Studio Portrait Lighting Setup for Beauty Photography

Hey photography friend! How is it going? I am Michael Zelbel. I’m still here in Beijng. Today is my last day. Tomorrow I will be flying back to Germany, but today I still have one spontaneous shooting with a new model, Amelia, she just signed up for the model forum three days ago and I Read more…

Photography Tips: Using a Light Meter

High, this is Kerry Garrison with your Friday Photo Tip today we’re gonna look at how to use a light meter now we do have a meter inside of our cameras if you look in the viewfinder little city on the back and as you’re just in settings you can see the exposure meter moved Read more…

Studio Lighting Fundamentals & Modifiers For Gelled Portrait Photography

So before we get all little lights out and start setting them up and getting the modifiers and getting the gels on the lights and we start getting into the nuts and bolts of it it’s. Just take it back step and just go over some of the fundamentals of gelled lighting and as some Read more…

LED Continuous Lights vs Strobes for Photography – which is the best studio lighting solution?

LED this, LED that, hybrid lighting, cri, constant vs strobe….. are you getting a headache from all these headlines and videos and kickstarter campaigns about these revolutionary new lighting gadgets? Is it causing you stress because you are going to have to spend a ton of money to keep up your status as GEARtographer? Relax… Read more…

Single Light Studio Portrait Photography : Single Light Studio Photography Portrait Angles

In this segment, I just want to talk a little bit about angling the soft box. A lot of times, I tend to use my soft box pretty well parallel to the subject. But, you can point it in too, and as you can see, it illuminates the background a little bit more. But it Read more…

Single Light Studio Portrait Photography : Back Light in Single Light Studio Photography

In this segment I’m actually going to point the light directly at the subject. And that how you should create a very dramatic back lighting. And then I’m going to use white cards to fill in the foreground to bounce light into the face to make a nice dramatic portrait. One thing with this is Read more…