how to light

Lighting scheme for a radiant look that inspires calm and serenity
For a portrait look that puts the subject in an almost glowing light, I use two large rectangular softboxes. The subject is about 1 m...
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One-light setup for wide portraits
Looking for a one-light setup that casts a beautiful set of shadows on the face, is sufficient to illuminate the torso as well (while keeping...
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The best lighting for pizza
Pizza is food so, traditionally, benefits from (moderate) backlighting. Pizza is also large and flat: a large(r) and flat light source was my choice. The...
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Warm, soft light for food, with one light source
I would not call a 90x110cm Elinchrom softbox "portable", however I set for myself the limit of one light source or when I want to...
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short photographic essays

Shakespeare and stock photography
I've been trying to build up a portfolio of photos of pages where non-adjacent words would mean something together. These words were extracted from William...
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Keyword dictionary: images in personal perspective, standing, looking down
Keywords: personal perspective; looking down; standing; feet; directly above Photos taken in p.o.v. (point of view) i.e. personal perspective, while looking down, show our feet together with...
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One day, one camera and one lens in Lucca
A short photo-trip to Lucca, to create stock photos, with a sample and the main relevant keywords that I used
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Ghosts of Christmas’ past cameras
I’ve shot some Christmas pictures in the past years, and now that autumn is approaching its end and winter is arriving, I thought of showcasing...
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