Lighting Trick: How to Look Thinner with Short Lighting

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In 60 seconds, Pye Jirsa es going to show you a simple lighting trick to make your subjects look thinner.

Even if they are already thin, most subjects are still self-conscious of how they appear in portraits, and lighting will affect how they look.

Pye’s Shooting Tips

  1. Short Lighting vs Broad Lighting
  2. Key Light & Fill-In
  3. Pose the Subject & Angle the Subject’s Chin

Let’s GO!

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Kudos & Resources

Article: How To Look Thin In Photos By Short Lighting
Video Training: SLRLounge’s LIGHTING 201

Contributor - Pye Jirsa - SLRLounge
Photographer & Educator at SLR Lounge | Website

Pye Jirsa is the founder and partner of SLR Lounge and Lin and Jirsa Photography, a boutique Southern California photography studio with an incredible team that shoots over 300 weddings each year, with nearly 1,000 yearly client commissions.

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