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Why I love backlighting
Extracting From A Green Screen – The LAB Trick
How I Got the Shot – Backlit with Window Light
How to Create the Look – Adding a Background Element
Using V-Flats with Backlit Portraits
Direction of Light for Food Photography
A Tip from Hollywood: Outdoor Portrait
Using Backgrounds Wisely
Benchmark: DIY Rolling Studio Gear Rack
Powerful Environmental Portraits Need 3 Things
Using a Backlight to Improve Your Subject
Food Photography Tip: Don’t Ignore the Background

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BeckyT-11

Using V-Flats with Backlit Portraits

When using backlighting in an image, the first thing to decide on the light source. For beauty portraits, I prefer to use natural light, as it has a soft and lovely look to it, but this can easily be accomplished

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food-side-light

Direction of Light for Food Photography

When photographing food, the direction of your light is very important. Certain angles of light will help shape the scene and can also be the difference between a successful image, and one that is just “meh”. In this article I

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Lovesome Photography Canon Beach

Using Backgrounds Wisely

It can happen to the best of us; that moment when you panic and look at a location and your brain freezes and you can’t think of anything even remotely unique and fun to do. At that moment, try to

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Triptik Studio by Jeremy Cowart

Benchmark: DIY Rolling Studio Gear Rack

Lately, I have been researching studio configurations. Jeremy Cowart’s Triptik Studio Walkthrough got the juices flowing; especially the rolling backdrop that doubles as storage for bounces, flags and other gear. My space is an open floorplan and I already have

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ubl

Using a Backlight to Improve Your Subject

This tutorial explores the role of back light in a three-point lighting setup. This light can be essential as it helps create separation between your subject and the background. This is an easy way to add depth to a scene

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food-side-light

Direction of Light for Food Photography

When photographing food, the direction of your light is very important. Certain angles of light will help shape the scene and can also be the difference between a successful image, and one that is just “meh”. In this article I

Read More
Lovesome Photography Canon Beach

Using Backgrounds Wisely

It can happen to the best of us; that moment when you panic and look at a location and your brain freezes and you can’t think of anything even remotely unique and fun to do. At that moment, try to

Read More
Triptik Studio by Jeremy Cowart

Benchmark: DIY Rolling Studio Gear Rack

Lately, I have been researching studio configurations. Jeremy Cowart’s Triptik Studio Walkthrough got the juices flowing; especially the rolling backdrop that doubles as storage for bounces, flags and other gear. My space is an open floorplan and I already have

Read More
ubl

Using a Backlight to Improve Your Subject

This tutorial explores the role of back light in a three-point lighting setup. This light can be essential as it helps create separation between your subject and the background. This is an easy way to add depth to a scene

Read More

Simple Background Magic for Photos

I want to share a simple way to apply a “texture” to a plain or seamless background. A texture is an image of almost anything that can be appropriately ghosted back adding a “texture” to the background. I use images

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