Lighting and Portraits

Discussion in 'Photography Beginners' Forum' started by damonb, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. damonb

    damonb TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Messages:
    45
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Earth
    An admitted weakness of mine, because I am an amateur that doesn't shoot as often as I would like , surrounds two particular areas of photography: Lighting (Flash) and Portraits. Are there any solid resources (blogs, etc.) or books community members would recommend on these topics?
     
  2. Buckster

    Buckster Been spending a lot of time on here!

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2009
    Messages:
    6,399
    Likes Received:
    2,334
    Location:
    Way up North in Michigan
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos NOT OK to edit
  3. damonb

    damonb TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Messages:
    45
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Earth
    Thanks. I've heard of Strobist before & will check it out.
     
  4. KmH

    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2009
    Messages:
    38,211
    Likes Received:
    5,000
    Location:
    Iowa
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    Light: Science and Magic. An Introduction To Photographic Lighting. By Fil Hunter. The basic photographic lighting primer.

    The first 1/2 is about general lighting the 2nd half deals with portrait lighting.
     
  5. Big Mike

    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2003
    Messages:
    33,817
    Likes Received:
    1,811
    Location:
    Edmonton
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos NOT OK to edit
    They key to good portraits, is good lighting.
     
  6. KmH

    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2009
    Messages:
    38,211
    Likes Received:
    5,000
    Location:
    Iowa
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    The minimalist approach to location lighting the Strobist website promotes has it's pluses. Be aware, low cost isn't necessarily one of them.
     

Share This Page