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exposure

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.

Flash vs Daylight Skater Boy Shoot

Wondering whether to use daylight or flash for your portrait photography? Why not use both?

How to work with high contrast light

In this tutorial, Gina shows you some quick tips to help you get the most out of high contrast lighting conditions.

How to create a background using a bath towel

In this tutorial, Gina will show you how to create a studio look portrait using daylight and a couple of old bath towels.

War Veteran portrait using three lights

In this tutorial, Gina demonstrates her three-light location setup for portraits. This useful setup can be replicated for all sorts of shots including family portraits, senior portraits or lifestyle images.

How to photograph portraits in harsh sunlight

Hard midday sun can be brutal on portraits. It’s high contrast and very bright so not only do you have hard shadows on the face to contend with, but it can also be very difficult for models with light coloured eyes, who struggle to keep their eyes open!
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