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Hard light for beauty?

It is often taught that soft light is the prime choice for beauty shots and to conceal skin flaws. Actually, the very opposite may be true, especially if combined with (again, counterintuitively) high-contrast post-processing.

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Quick lighting set-up

You have a model in your studio: he wants a quick portrait. Quick, here, does not only mean rapid to set-up, but also tolerant enough to his not-so-perfect positioning. A coloured background, moreover, does not necessarily require a separate light.

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Light scheme for “Worried man”

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