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Lighting Ratios to Make or Break your Portrait

A Guest Post by Darlene Hildebrandt. In a previous article (6 Lighting Patterns every photographer should know) I talked about lighting patterns and how they create shape and dimensions on the face. Another factor that contributes to the effectiveness of a portrait is the lighting ratio. As a math term, a ratio is a comparison [...] Post originally from: Digital Photography Tips.
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6 Tips for Better Portraits on Location

Photography / Digital Photography : Digital Photography School (13 hours ago)

Whew it’s been a while since I actually wrote a tutorial here on dPS so I thought it was time. Some of my most popular articles are about portrait lighting patterns and other aspects of creating great portraits. In this article I wa... Read Post

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

Photography / Digital Photography : Digital Photography School (3 years ago)

A Guest Post by Darlene Hildebrandt. 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... Read Post

Using Facial View and Camera Angle to take Flattering Portraits

Photography / Digital Photography : Digital Photography School (2 years ago)

A Guest Post by Darlene Hildebrandt. In two previous articles we’ve looked at 6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know, as well as Lighting Ratios to Make or Break Your Portrait. In this third and final part of th... Read Post


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