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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.

Knitting Ladies Last Supper inspired group portrait

Learn the secrets behind devising, lighting, posing and directing this extraordinary photo.

How to create soft daylight in harsh sunlight

Harsh sunlight can ruin a photo. You can pray for a cloud, or learn to make your own.

Fashion Look Tutorial

Discover how to create a fashion look portrait for any model in any situation.

How to use a light meter with speedlights

Take the guesswork out of lighting. Learn how to use a light meter and stop monkeying around.

How to pose and direct an anxious person

Some people experience fear or anxiety during a photoshoot. Most of these people can be easily calmed with some basic direction but others will need a slightly different approach.

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 compose headshots for maximum impact

The framing or where you position your model in the frame should never be an accident. Making a few minor adjustments to how you frame your headshots can make a dramatic improvement.
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