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lynda Lighting for Photographers: Portraiture

Video Introducing this tutorial


1. Looking at the Light:
Understanding lighting positions
Deconstruct photos to study lighting

2. Portrait Lighting Setups:
Using butterfly lighting for portraits
Lighting a portrait with the Rembrandt pattern
Working with the split lighting pattern
Backlighting in portraits
Lighting a portrait with clamshell lighting

3. Advanced Portrait Lighting:
Exploring a four-light portrait scenario
Portrait scenario: Athlete
Using wraparound lighting for a portrait
Lighting for different skin tones

4. Common Adjustments in Post:
White balance for skin
Global lighting adjustments
Work with the details
Direct attention to the subject