Sometimes you might not have a plethora of lights and other modifiers at your disposal. But you can still make great, impactful images using just one light source. Whether it be portraits, headshots or family photos, there are several different ways to photograph with one light, and Viewbug is here to help.

If you find yourself wanting to get started in lighting, or if you want to stay mobile and just use one light, check out Viewbug’s free one-month membership for Photofocus readers. You’ll get access to Levi Sim’s “Ten Portraits with One Light” course, and be able to interact with other photographers and compete in photo challenges.

About the course

Learn to control light so you can make a great portrait any time and anywhere. This course covers essential lighting principles and strategies and shows how you can use just one light source to take dramatic portraits, business headshots, and family photos. Discover ten different styles that can be accomplished using only one light, and find out how to incorporate simple and inexpensive light-modification tools.

Claim your free Viewbug Pro membership

Want to watch this and other courses to help boost your photography? Viewbug is offering a free one-month Viewbug Pro membership, exclusive to Photofocus readers. After your free month, you pay just $6.92 per month to continue.

In addition to some great courses, you also receive unlimited photo uploads and contest participation, your own website, the ability to sell your images and more. Sign up today!