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Lit with a Beauty Dish

Using a Beauty Dish for an edgy “three dimensional” look. Example photographs shot on a white seamless background, with a description of the lighting setup.

Soft Light, Hard Light

Soft light and hard light in portrait photography. The two light types give different looks, either of which may be suitable depending on the situation.

Always Know Your DOF!

A simple way to roughly estimate the depth of field (DOF) when shooting portraits. This trick will help you better estimate the depth of field in portraits.

Overpowering the Sun

Overpower the sun with a flash and a neutral density (ND) filter and achieve a great photographic effect. Overpowering the sun is a cool lighting technique.