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Beyond The Key - Building A Subtle Light Setup | Fstoppers

Beyond The Key - Building A Subtle Light Setup Lighting isn't easy, a world-class-perfectly-lit studio portrait happens with a lot of instinct and experience. A strong grasp of lighting comes with experimentation and practice.

Lighting for Portraits

Lighting for Portraits: Naturally Beautiful Photography - "naturally beautiful photography: Lighting for Portraits Image by Sidious Sid What is a portrait? From the very first pictured pictures on wet plates by nineteenth - century photography

Clay Cook The beauty dish is used as the main key light for drama. The Softlighter provided a wrapping fill, but maintained the drama. The Lastolite 6x6' was used to fill the frame naturally. Canon 5D Mark III 80mm (70-200mm f/2.8L) f/16 1/180 ISO125  Key: Profoto D1 | 8.0 Power | Profoto 20.5” Softlight Beauty Dish w/ 25° Grid Wrap Fill: Profoto D1 | 6.5 Power | 46" Photek Softlighter II Fill: Profoto D1 | 7.6 Power | Lastolite 6x6' Skylight Rapid

Clay Cook The beauty dish is used as the main key light for drama. The Softlighter provided a wrapping fill, but maintained the drama. The Lastolite was used to fill the frame naturally.