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lighting

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.

Lighting with Gridspots

Don't underestimate the gridspot. This light modifier will make portraits pop without modifying your background.

How to Photograph Art

Shooting art is surprisingly tricky. It can be hard to line up the shot and capture colours in all their original vividness. Learn the tips to overcome these common hurdles. 

How to add sunlight to an interior using a single Speedlight

Want to know how to add gorgeous streaming sunlight to your interior shots? The answer is simple: a Speedlight.

Flash vs Daylight Skater Boy Shoot

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

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.
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