Using low-key lighting for portraits and still life photography can be one of the most effective photo effects you can use for creating a moody image.
There are a number of things you need to consider when purchasing an LED light panel, and in our latest layman’s guide to fundamental gear we answer some of the most common questions photographers have.
A home studio setup doesn’t have to be overly complicated. In this cheat sheet we’ll show you six essential items every photographer should have in their home studio setup.
In our latest photography cheat sheet we’ll show you how to set up studio lighting, introducing you to three classic arrangements that photographers have been using for decades. We’ll show you how placing your studio lights in slightly different ways can dramatically change the tone of your images.
You don’t need to spend thousands on lighting equipment to get professional looking portraits. In this tutorial we’ll show you ways to use a basic home studio kit to shoot really creative portrait photography worthy of any photographer’s portfolio!
The team at Rotolight is offering Digital Camera World readers a special offer on the RL48: while stocks last you can now get this fantastic lighting kit for £125 – £50 off its usual price of £175.
Photography lights come in all shapes and sizes, and can be set up in so many different ways. In our latest portrait photography cheat sheet we show you seven classic one light portrait setups, illustrating both the arrangement and the effects produced.
What is the Inverse Square Law? In photography it really just means the change in the intensity of light as a subject moves closer to or further away from its source.
In this quick guide we explain what this means for photographers working with flash, and provide a handy table to help you understand the fall-off in illumination.
In this ultimate guide to taking headshots, we explain how to shoot passport photos, profile pictures for social media and other types of informal portrait photography.
In the final post in our Shoot Like A Pro series on photography lighting, we explain simple techniques for using flash to take control of your lighting environment.