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The Fundamentals of Colored Gel Photography

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  • The Fundamentals of Colored Gel Photo...

    Begin with learning an overview of the six fundamentals of shooting with gels. Learn the impact exposure has on the hue of a gel color. Apply best practices to control unwanted color contamination when using multiple gels. Explore how to effectively utilize both soft and hard light modifiers. Und...

  • Introducing the Look

    Before jumping straight into the first setup, learn about the elements that go into creating the look of colored gel photography. Listen as photographer, Jake Hicks, describes the importance of white lighting techniques to establish a firm lighting foundation, building towards colored gels. Learn...

  • Key Light

    Begin the step by step setup of lighting for colored gel photography. Work in studio to focus on the key light's position, angle, subsequent shadows and their symmetry. Learn about the benefits of using a beauty dish, right angle bracket, and the importance of subjective vs. objective lighting. C...