A look at catch lights and the role they have in portraiture

 

 

If the eyes are the windows to the soul then what are the windows that are reflected on the eyes? Or the studio lighting equipment for that matter. Whatever they are they’re called Catch Lights.

The catch lights that are reflected in the eyes of your subjects can make a big difference in the final impact of your portraits. In fact, one of the challenges of lighting someone for a major magazine cover for example is to use a light source that creates the mood you’re looking for and looks good as a catch light in their eyes. If you…

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