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9 Types of Portrait Lighting Every Photographer Should Know

9 Types of Portrait Lighting Every Photographer Should Know

Lighting is absolutely crucial to creating a successful portrait, doing more than simply illuminating your subject, but also communicating, mood, intention, and much more. This fantastic video will show you nine different portrait lighting setups you should know.

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How Grids Can Make Your Photos With Gels Much Better

How Grids Can Make Your Photos With Gels Much Better

Gels are one of the cheapest and most versatile ways to quickly add a splash of creativity and visual interest to an image. That being said, it is important to use them carefully to avoid the issues that can arise with them. This is where grids can become highly useful, and this great video will show you how you can use them in combination with gels for better images.

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Learn How to Achieve a Cinematic Look

Learn How to Achieve a Cinematic Look

“Cinematic” has been a buzz word lately, and in a nutshell, that’s how we say a subject has a refined look ike in the movies. This video will not only teach you the basics, but also give you extra tips on lighting the set environment.

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How to Use Lighting Gels to Change the Color of the Sky

How to Use Lighting Gels to Change the Color of the Sky

Traditionally, you probably think of using color gels to change the hue of your subjects or to add a splash of color to a backdrop, but with this clever technique, you can use color gels to change the color of the sky. This great video will show you the theory behind the technique and how to change the sky to whatever color you please.

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How an Off-Camera Flash Can Improve Your Golden Hour Portraits

How an Off-Camera Flash Can Improve Your Golden Hour Portraits

When you think of lighting, you might think of splitting things between either natural light or artificial lights, but strobes can be a great way to balance out an exposure with varying levels of ambient light. This excellent video will show you how you can use a strobe or even just its modeling light to create great golden hour or nighttime portraits.

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Finally Some Affordable RGB LED Tube Lights

Finally Some Affordable RGB LED Tube Lights

RGB LED lights are becoming more and more popular, for good reason. Have we finally got some affordable RGB tube lights?

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How Can You Improve Your Videos for Virtual Meetings, Webinars, and Conferences?

How Can You Improve Your Videos for Virtual Meetings, Webinars, and Conferences?

It’s very likely that during isolation, you have had to resort to video meetings, whether to talk to a client, host a live webinar, or to attend the weekly family meetup. So, how can you improve your video presence and quality of the recording?

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How You Can Practice Lighting Without Ever Touching a Light

How You Can Practice Lighting Without Ever Touching a Light

With many of us unable to work or even practice right now, it can be both difficult and frustrating trying to keep our skills sharp and the creative juices flowing. Would you practice lighting within a virtual studio? This fantastic video shows you how you can learn about lighting and create setups you can use in the future without ever touching a light.

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How I Would Use Three Different Light Modifiers

How I Would Use Three Different Light Modifiers

I’ve seen people learn photography and lighting from a technical standpoint and for me, it always went over my head. What!? There is a mathematical calculation to getting good light? I always went for what “felt good” and for the longest time I felt insecure about my process, even though I booked often.

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