Umbrella Lighting

I think umbrella lighting gets a bad rap these days. When should you reach back to the basics and use an umbrella for your portraits? Don’t misunderstand me. I love my softboxes. Strip lights, big octa boxes and grids are fun toys to use. It’s an interesting mental exercise to craft your lighting and there…

Portrait Lighting

Portrait Lighting

I’m starting to think that portrait lighting techniques are cause more arguments among photographers than HDR. Portrait Lighting Considerations For every little piece of gear in portrait lighting discussions, there are vehement debates about what is “best.” ┬áThere are even debates about whether you should say what is best or give people information to let…