Grids (often called eggcrates for larger soft bank lighting) are used to restrict light falling on the subject. Adorama’s Mark Wallace demonstrates the use of grids in the studio for photography.Read More
Electrical wiring can be intimidating to a DIYer (and it should be because it could potentially be very dangerous). Here’s a DIY softlight you can build that doesn’t require anything more than off the shelf electrical components.Read More
So often when discussing the three point lighting basics we place the key light (the brightest and most important light) to our subject’s front and offset by 30-45 degrees. But a lot of interesting and naturalistic compositions can be obtained by moving the key further to the side or even behind the subject.Read More
OliviaTech demonstrates how a simple DJ Pinspot LED Light and some cheap outdoor flood lights plugged into a surge protector and connected to a Router Speed Controller gave us the ability to create dynamic lighting for an artist performance.