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Shooting a Portrait with Light, Shadow, and Highlight

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Light, shadow, and highlight — this is always a great combination for creating portraits from a lighting point of view. This is the interesting part: changing the intensity of the highlight or the tone in the shadows while maintaining the exposure can produce a different feel to an image, from ...

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5 Primary Light Patterns and Their Purposes

In this 8.5-minute video, we’ll explain the 5 primary key light patterns and the ‘why’ or purpose behind each of them. It’s all about “key” or main light positions and namely, understanding the why or purpose behind each one of these 5 primary lighting patterns. Keep in mind that we ...

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3 Things Most Photographers Get Wrong About Flash

In this video, we’ll talk you through 3 common misconceptions when it comes to flash. These are easy mistakes any photographer can make so pay attention and see how to correct them with these easy tips! #1: Inverse Square Law In the simplest sense, the inverse law means the further ...

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Use Composition to Enhance Your Candid Photos

Composition doesn’t make a candid, but a good composition can enhance it. It can amplify what you feel about the subject matter or invoke a reaction all on its own. Today I’m going to share with you 5 tips on composition to enhance your candids. #1. Use a Dutch Angle ...

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