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daylight

Catchlights

Healthy eyes are bright and shiny surfaces and will reflect their surroundings. It’s this highlight that gives the eyes life and depth. Without a catchlight, eyes can look dark and flat.

Lighting headshots 101

In this tutorial, Gina dives deep into lighting specifically for headshots. You don't need a lot of fancy equipment, you just need to understand how to work with light to create beautiful headshots that bring out the best in your model.

How to light, style, pose and direct a corporate headshot

In this tutorial, Gina shows you how to light, style, pose and direct a corporate headshot.

Three ways to light headshots using daylight

Get ready to change your photography (and your life) by being able to SEE light.

How to create Split and Rembrandt Lighting using daylight or artificial lighting

Knowing how to manipulate light in relation to your model is a game-changer. These rules apply to ALL light. If you understand light you can achieve any light style.

How to mimic sunlight using a bare Speedlight

Has the sun called in sick, making it impossible to light your shot? When you have the right skills, nothing is impossible.

An introduction to photographing portraits using window light

A window light source can be very adaptable. It can be shaped to create flat even lighting or dramatic mood lighting simply by changing where you position your model. If you're keen to use window light in your portrait photography but not sure where to start, then this is the tutorial for you.

How to create amazing corporate portraits in average locations

In an ideal world, yourclient will invite you to photograph them in their beautiful 10000 square ft loft with polished floorboards, an abundance of daylight and gorgeous furniture . The reality is usually a tiny windowless office filled with grey filing cabinets and green walls.

How to control flash focal length using speedlights

Did you know that you can control how wide or narrow your speedlight flash will be? This is a very handy tool to use when shooting portraits.

Look Ma no flash! How to create a studio look portrait using daylight

Yes, you CAN create a gorgeous studio look using natural daylight. Find out how.
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