From simple to complicated setups, if it involves the techniques and equipment necessary to artificially light objects or people within the studio environment, it is generally considered to be studio lighting.
Studio lighting can range from the extremely simple single light or reflector setups, to extremely complicated multi-light, multi-phased setups. From simple to complicated setups, if it involves artificially lighting objects or people within the studio environment, it is generally considered to be studio lighting.
- In portrait photography, what is 'broad' lighting? What is 'short' lighting?
- What is Rembrandt Lighting, and When do I Use It?
- What is split portrait lighting?
- What is Butterfly Lighting, and When Do I Use It?
- What is clamshell lighting, and when should it be used?
- What is lighting ratio?
- How do I create a (good) Hair Light?
- What is a kicker?
- What is “feathering” a light?
- What should I consider when choosing continuous lighting vs. strobes for studio photography?
- What is the difference between a softbox and a shoot-through umbrella?
- What are the different kind of light modifiers and their uses?
Beyond three-light setups