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The “Headshot Station” (1:34)

The “Headshot Station”
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Consistent headshots for large crowds made possible with the “Headshot Station”. Watch Gustavo in action and see how this option can drive traffic to your booth at conferences or trade shows.

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Basic Poses for Women  (1:01:10)

Basic Poses for Women
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When photographing people, we have many things to juggle at the same time: lighting, exposure, camera handling, and making our subjects feel comfortable. And of top of that, we want to create meaningful, natural, and flattering poses.

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One Speedlight For 5 Male Portrait Lighting Setups  (9:59)

One Speedlight For 5 Male Portrait Lighting Setups
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Learn five simple lighting setups using just one light and some helpers. Whether you are shooting on location or in the studio, these will work great! A simple umbrella, some cheap cardboard(s), and a speedlight will do. If you fancy an upgrade, get large white panels acting as a v-flat.

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Master 5 Primary Lighting Patterns  (8:45)

Master 5 Primary Lighting Patterns
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Pye explains to you the five primary key light patterns and the ‘Why’ (= purpose) behind each of them. Get a rundown on five different key light positions for portraiture, using a beauty dish studio lighting. Also, learn how fill-in light considerably changes the visibility of each single sight pattern.

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Beauty Portraits Breakdown (13:48)

Beauty Portraits Breakdown
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Why shooting beauty portraits at aperture f/16? Well, the main reason is that you want to be able to capture a lot of skin texture in the image. Beauty portraiture (aka beauty shot) is all about the makeup and the face. It’s really important to capture all the fine skin texture and the makeup details, using as much sharpness possible by utilizing the deep focus. One way to achieve this is to shoot at a high f-stop.

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Understanding Portrait Lenses (8:19)

Understanding Portrait Lenses
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Mark Wallace demonstrates the differences between wide-angle and telephoto lenses for portrait photography. This video debunks the myth that wide-angle lenses distort faces, shows why you should use longer zoom lenses in the studio, even if it’s a tiny place.

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5 Looks With One Light: Male Portraits (17:35)

5 Looks With One Light: Male Portraits
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Hannah Couzens will take you through five different portrait looks and how to create them using just one light. Hannah will look at different contributing factors to create variety between the shots and of course, show you how to light and create them yourself.

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Feathering One Light (10:26)

Feathering One Light
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Daniel Norton shows you how to position your light for a more even and natural look and how feathered light can help with fill and control of light spread. Two examples: Softbox & Magnum Reflector.

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