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Photography Roundup: Lighting Techniques

In this week’s roundup we’ll talk about lighting techniques. Lighting is one of the most important factors in creating a high quality photo. It can help highlight you subject’s features, or fade them away completely. Below, you’ll find a compilation of lighting articles recommended by our team.

3 Basic Lighting Techniques for Lighting Everything

In this video created by KINETEK, you’ll discover lighting techniques to use in 3 basic types of surfaces: reflective, transparent, and neutral. What we love about this video is that it helps grasp the concept of lighting techniques beyond just focusing on a specific subject like products or portraits. It explains things in terms of surfaces, reflection, and space.

3 Lighting Setups for Photographing Headshots

Headhshots can be tough to shoot. The whole face has to be illuminated, but at the same time, there has to be enough contrast to give depth to the subject. In this article by Digital Photography School, you’ll learn effective set ups to shoot corporate, acting, or any other type of headshot you’d like to shoot.

Avoid these 5 Mistakes when Lighting your Product Photography

Learn from these 5 major product lighting mistakes to enhance the quality of your product images and have better looking products on your site.

Hope you enjoyed this week’s articles! Come back next week for another dose of ecommerce and photography advice.