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.
In our Bessel WP6 400Ws review we test whether this new portable flash system can deliver the results you need and give you quality studio lighting anywhere you choose to shoot.
For softer, more natural-looking light, you need to add a diffuser to your flashgun. We test 6 of the top models available to help you find the best flash diffuser worth your money.
If you’re looking to take your photography further you’ll probably want to learn how to use off-camera flash. In this tutorial we show you 6 simple studio light setups that will help you capture some of the most classic portrait lighting effects.
Want to give your portrait photography a nice blend of subtle and atmospheric effects? These advanced studio lighting techniques using simple two-head lighting set-ups will give you incredible versatility as a portrait photographer.