In this step-by-step tutorial we explain the delicate art of catchlight photography and how to create custom shapes in your portrait subject’s eyes.
Are you looking for constant lighting or something a bit more flash? In this group test we compare 4 flash heads and 4 constant head for your digital studio to find out which is the best studio lighting for photographers.
In a new series in Digital Camera magazine and Digital Camera World, the legendary Scott Kelby reveals some of the behind-the-scenes secrets of some of his greatest images. This month Scott explains how he set up two distinctive portraits with just one strobe light.
In this DIY Photography Hacks tutorial we show you how to create soft shadows and stylish portrait lighting from your own DIY LED ring light.
In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set up your camera and flashgun to create dramatic lighting for spooky gothic portraits. The great thing is this lighting technique is great for other types of portraiture if period costumes aren’t your thing!
In this video tutorial we show you how to set up a simple home photo studio and take photos of your children, then stitch them together to create striking child portraits.
What is off-camera flash and why could it important to your photography? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the technology and equipment.
In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about off-camera flash and how to use it.
Low-key lighting is great fun to use on an indoor shoot, and all it requires is a DSLR, a tripod and a table lamp. You’ll also need a suitable subject to capture, of course – in this tutorial we’ve selected the classic ‘apples and pears’ for a still life photography setup.
Few amateur photographers can afford the luxury of a dedicated studio, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t take top-quality images that look like they were taken in a studio. Here’s how…
In this tutorial we’ll show you some clever portrait photography ideas you can try – from simple lighting tricks to clever Photoshop edits – to make a subject look their very best, whatever their age.