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Up Next in Colored Gel Photography Part 1 Studio Portraiture

  • Fill Light

    In the second step of lighting a Gelled Beauty portrait, add a silver umbrella to create specular highlights and contrast. Leverage the ease of use on an umbrella with a gel, compared to a softbox, creating soft light. Understand the position of lighting in relationship to the model and other lig...

  • Adding Control

    With exposure from the Key and Fill light dialed in, apply additional control in shaping the lighting setup by using black and white v-flats. Shape the lighting around the model and observe as photographer, Jake Hicks, explains his methodology for controlling light within your shooting environment.

  • Extra Fill Light

    Add one final light to the setup, with additional modifiers to create soft, diffused lighting. Hear photographer, Jake Hicks, approach to shooting a flatter image in camera, retaining as much information at capture for manipulation in post. With practical lighting methods, avoid unwanted color ba...