Lighting for Photographers: Portraiture
Lighting for Photographers: Portraiture is an Beginner level study on 3D + Animation, written by an expert, Natalie Fobes. This study is an absolute foundation for anyone who needs to get better at his/her 3D + Animation skills. It provides you a strong understanding on Cameras + Gear, 3D + Animation, Photography, Portraits, Lighting, Video, Cameras + Gear, 3D + Animation, Photography, Portraits, Lighting and Video.
In this course, photographer and teacher Natalie Fobes introduces the techniques behind lighting for portraiture. The course begins with a look at the role of light in setting the mood of a portrait, and then looks at the essential gear photographers need for continuous-light portraiture. (Much of the course is also applicable to strobe lighting.)
Next, Natalie details a variety of common one-light and two-light lighting techniques, explaining exposure, metering considerations, and light modifiers along the way.
The course concludes with several lighting tips, including minimizing physical challenges and do-it-yourself lighting gear instructions.
- Understanding lighting positions
- Deconstructing photos to study lighting
- Lighting a portrait for a Rembrandt pattern
- Backlighting in portraits
- Examining a four-light portrait scenario
- Lighting for different skin tones