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Up Next in Colored Gel Photography Part 1 Studio Portraiture

  • Introducing the Look

    Transition to the third style of image in the color gel series - the gelled edge. Listen as photographer, Jake Hicks, breaks down the keys to creating this style. Focus on complementary colors, showing shape and form with contrast using color. Progress in your understanding of color theory, with ...

  • Edge Light

    In this setup for the gelled edge, begin with placement of edge lighting before the key light. Listen as photographer Jake Hicks, describes his philosophy behind using a black backdrop, wet skin tone on the model, lighting position and the role reversal of the edge and key lights. Learn how to co...

  • Adding Key Lights

    After establishing clean, gelled edge lighting, setup the third and final light for this setup - the key light. With a complimentary gel, setup the key light, leveraging the advantage of a right angle knuckle bracket for unobscured shooting. Iterate through a series of shots, to examine the reaso...