9 Types of Photography Lighting Styles to Empower Your Photos

INTRODUCTION LIGHTS ARE IMPORTANT IN PHOTOGRAPHY Welcome to a guide on the different types of photography lighting. If you have been swimming in the photographer ocean for a while, you will realize that there is another important factor other than the composition and subject. Yes, I am talking about light. Most beginners are so focused on the subject, that they forgot lighting also play a huge part in their photos. Sadly, light is not that simple. Apart from the various kinds of lighting equipment, there are also many different studio lighting setups, styles, and techniques. Which is…

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11 Flash Photography Tips for Awesome Photos

INTRODUCTION THE CORRECT WAY TO FLASH Welcome to another part of lighting basics tutorial series – flash photography tips. This is a compilation of all the flash techniques that you can use to get better photos. These are the crafts that can be “readily implemented” into your own workflow and stop you from being a newbie serial flasher. If you somehow ended up here via an Internet search or from another site, this is only a part of an entire series of photography lighting tutorials. Do check the rest out if you are…

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Photography Studio Lighting Basics: An In-depth Guide

INTRODUCTION ADVANCED LIGHTING NINJA Welcome back to the photography lighting tutorial series, and in this one, we talk about Photography Studio Lighting Basics. In this guide, we will run through the common studio lighting setup, and learn how to deal with multiple lighting. Congratulations on coming this far, but be warned though, this guide is slightly on the advanced side. So if you have not gone through the previous tutorials of this series, it’s time to revisit those before you crash into this one.       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS…

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Natural Light Photography for Beginners

INTRODUCTION A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE ON SUNLIGHT Welcome back to the lighting basics tutorial series, and in this one, we shall talk about natural light photography. I am sure that almost all of us see sunlight every single day (unless you are some sort of caveman or vampire), but how much do we really understand about sunlight in terms of photography? I am pretty sure that most “normal” people won’t even bat an eyelid on how sunlight changes at different times. But as a photographer, we need to understand that and make…

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One Light Photography: Single Light to Rule Them All

INTRODUCTION ONE IS GOOD ENOUGH Welcome to another part of the photography lighting tutorial series, One Light Photography. A single flash is where most people get started with their journey into flash photography, but yet commonly fail to produce good photos. Some beginners then start to think that they need more lights to produce good photos… when they have not even mastered a single flash. So in this guide, we will dive into the practical tips that we missed in the previous session – How to use one light to produce…

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Flash Photography Basics: The Complete Beginners Guide

INTRODUCTION LOST IN LIGHTING? Welcome to another of the photography lighting tutorial series – flash photography basics. This guide is specially dedicated to helping people know more about their flash equipment. By the end of this tutorial, you should know on-camera, off-camera flash, the manual and TTL modes, as well as to stop flashing people in the face.       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A Flash ABC Section B Recommendations Section C On-Camera Flash Section D Flash Modifiers Section E Off-Camera Flash Section F Quick Tips Closing What Next?     SECTION…

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The Basic Rules of Lighting in Photography

INTRODUCTION DON’T SKIP THE BASICS! Welcome to part 1 of the photography lighting tutorial series – rules of lighting in photography. Lighting has always been the photographer’s best friend and biggest bugbear. Use it right, you get an award-winning photo. Get it wrong, just hide that photo, and never let people set eyes on it. This first tutorial will run through the basic laws of light that are related to photography, which some of you guys may think is boring. But don’t skip it, or you will be left in the dark forever.…

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