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.
You don’t need to spend a fortune on studio lights. It’s possible to shoot professional-looking portraits using a common household lamp like the kind you’d buy at Ikea. In this latest DIY Photography Hacks post we’ll show you how a simple, single lamp can create a range of dramatic effects in your portrait photography.
Learn how to take more alluring portraits using the minimum number of studio lights. This quick guide will show you how to set up your portrait lighting piece by piece to achieve a timeless, classic look.
Studio flash kits can help you take complete control of your portrait photography. But which are the best studio flash kits available, and which one gives you the most versatile lighting? We test 6 of the best studio flash kits on the market to find out.
Still life photographers often tell us that lighting their scenes is the biggest challenge they face. In fact, lighting is one of the most common photography problems in any genre. In this tutorial, Ali Jennings of our testing team singles out 4 foolproof still life photography lighting techniques that you can use anywhere.
In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro shows our apprentice some simple studio lighting techniques and easy-to-follow portrait photography tips that will make an immediate difference in our apprentice’s fashion photography.
The Bessel Continuous Lighting Kit makes professional studio lighting accessible with its modest price. But can it adequately do the job?
In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we appeal to macro lovers everywhere and show you how to make a simple tabletop studio from paper and lamps.
Studio lighting can seem daunting if you’ve never tried it before. However, most portrait photography lighting techniques are not nearly as scary as most people think. By using a simple home photo studio kit with just a couple of flash heads and a few basic accessories, you can get great results in no time at all. In fact, it’s arguably easier to use a studio lighting setup than off-camera flash.
Shooting in an actual studio isn’t a possibility for many of us. Thankfully, you can harness the power of different Photoshop effects to recreate the look of studio lighting to make your portraits more striking. Here we show you how it’s done in our latest Photoshop tutorial.