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Portrait Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Erik Valind

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7. Adding Artificial Light and Lighting Modifiers

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Nikon D800 • ISO 100 • 1/200 sec. • f/7.1 • 85mm lens

Deciding what type of lighting to use and when to use it

In this chapter, you’ll learn to really take charge of a photo by adding your own light to the scene, indoors and outside. You’ll be able to decide between different types of lighting and when to best use them. Plus, you’ll have a better understanding of the tools of the trade available to you to shape up your shot by controlling that light.

Poring Over the Picture

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Nikon D800 • ISO 100 ...

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