Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Studio Portraiture
Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Studio Portraiture is an Intermediate level course on 3D + Animation, produced by the author, Douglas Kirkland. This course is an essential step for an individual who needs to excel in his/her 3D + Animation skills. It provides you a thorough grip on 3D + Animation, Photography, Portraits, Lighting, Video, 3D + Animation, Photography, Portraits, Lighting and Video.
In the Douglas Kirkland on Photography series, well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland explores a variety of real-world photographic scenarios, sharing technique insights and critiquing the results.
In this installment of the series, Douglas demonstrates how shooting in a studio allows for precise lighting control and consistency. The course begins with a look at the strobes and light modifiers that Douglas frequently employs for studio portraiture. Douglas positions the lights and then shoots a variety of portraits, demonstrating how he works with a model to capture different moods and positions.
Finally, he reviews the best images from the shoot, analyzing the lighting techniques he employed and showing how judicious use of Photoshop can enhance a portrait without making it look unnaturally processed.