I often hear studio photographers talk about 'Rembrandt Lighting' when they're setting up lights and doing studio portrait photography. What is Rembrandt Lighting, and when do I use it?
What are 'broad' and 'short' lighting when it comes to studio portraiture, and when should I use each?
I'm not the most lean person on the planet, and many pictures seem to really point this out. While I wish I was simply in better shape, it is simply not the case for me or unfortunately, many ...
What are common mistakes seen in images taken by beginning photographers? For example, a friend of mine pointed out that the horizon was not straight in one of my images, and now I see it ...
I often hear the term 'Butterfly Lighting' used when discussing high-fashion and glamor photography. How do I set up Butterfly Lighting, and when do I use it?
Ok, so I got interested enough in the other lighting setups, what is split portrait lighting and when is it appropriate to use?
I've heard of "soft lighting" and "hard lighting". What do these mean? How can I control how soft a light is?
I've heard of Clamshell Lighting. What is it, and when should it be used?
I've just been given a Sigma EF-500 DG ST flash unit. I've not really had much experience using flash. How can I get started? Are there any good learning resources?
I've seen several references to a loop lighting pattern, often in the context of portraiture lighting. What is meant by the term?