6 Portrait Lighting Patterns that every photographer NEEDS to know

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

Amateur to professional….these six lighting patterns are the ABC’s of portrait photography lighting.

By Darlene Hildebrandt 

All Photography is about lighting. All photography starts with lighting and ends with lighting. Thus the word “photo” which stands for light is within the word. The light must be controlled, the light must understood if it is ever going to be mastered.

The author of this educational article is Darlene Hildebrandt and Darlene states ” In classical portraiture there are several things you need to control and think about to make a flattering portrait of your subjects, including: lighting ratio, lighting pattern, facial view, and angle of view.”

To read the rest of Darlene’s article click here: 6 Portrait Lighting Patterns every photographer should know 

%d bloggers like this: