Back to basics: understanding the fundamental techniques of portrait lighting

 

 

As enticing as it may be to dive head-first into portraiture, it’s important to know the basics of lighting a subject. Without these basics it's difficult to build a fundamental understanding of lighting for your own style to develop off of.

As part of their ‘Back to Basics’ video series, Brian Wilson of 500px shares just that; the basic elements of portrait lighting. In the five minute video, he goes over the four most common lighting techniques: Rembrandt, split, broad and butterfly.

One by one, he breaks each of the styles…

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