Category Archives: Techniques

This folder contains a selection of research I have picked up from the internet. It will involve lighting techniques I will use in the studio, this will be used to gain the style of image I am after.

Short Key Lighting

This technique is a tough method to work with, to accomplish it, you must use around four lighting systems, although five are shown in the diagram. The two units acting as the bounce flashes can be replaced by just the … Continue reading

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High Key Lighting

This is known as High Key Lighting, it a popular method used in editorial and fashion photography, some of the methods I have already researched are involved within this diagram. With techniques combined, you are able to produce an extremely … Continue reading

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Bounce Flash

This method of lighting is known as Bounce Flash, this means there is once source of lighting aimed directly at the model, then you shine a strobe lightly directly on to the background behind the model. This light is then … Continue reading

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45-Degree Lighting

45-degree lighting is quite a popular method used by many photographers, especially in the┬ábeauty and the portraiture industry. It is also very well known with vintage looking images, so this will be a good method I could take on board. … Continue reading

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3/4 Broad Lighting

Three quarter key lighting is quite a simple method of lighting. Only one flash light is needed and is set up either side of the camera. The diagram above is a representation of the lighting method, it indicates that the … Continue reading

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