Fundamentals of Lighting: a How-To Guide with Examples
Good lighting is the foundation of good photography. Whether you shoot outdoors or in a studio, it’s important to find, create, or shape lighting that flatters your subject. Learn to see and use light in a new way. Our 24-page Fundamentals of Lighting Guide demonstrates simple methods of using off-camera flash to make your subject look their best.
Learn from which side to light your subject through facial analysis. Understand how and where to place your lights using our easy-to-follow lighting diagrams. We show you the resulting image for each light setup, including variations using additional lights for added depth and dimension. Finally, see the application of these techniques on shoots with real clients, both in studio and outdoors.