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Up Next in Colored Gel Photography Part 1 Studio Portraiture

  • Introducing the Look

    Advance to the most complex look yet - the gelled key and fill. Listen as photographer, Jake Hicks, describes the fundamentals of achieving this look. Using 3 distinct gels for this setup, approach the background, key and fill with clear separation, avoiding color contamination. Use a triadic col...

  • Background

    In this lighting setup, begin with using a gelled light setup on the background. Observer photographer, Jake Hicks, as he describes a sequenced methodology to his lighting setup, to eliminate color contamination in a gelled environment. Iterate through a series of text exposures to avoid unwanted...

  • Key Light

    With the background lighting set, add the model and key light to continue building the gelled key and fill setup. Test through a series of exposures examining what a key light (without a gel) does to the model and environment. Observe as photographer, Jake Hicks, captures a variety of exposures, ...