See the light
There are different views on what can be called a properly exposed picture. For example, the following wording is most often found: “Each photograph should preserve the entire range of tones without loss of detail in light and dark areas.”
A Google search on this topic offers the following definition: “The correct exposure consists in such a combination of aperture settings, shutter speed and ISO sensitivity, which allows you to get a perfectly exposed image on which nothing is highlighted and is not lost in the shade.”
How to correctly expose a photo
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American David LaChapelle is known both in the fashion world and in show business. He is one of the most famous glossy photographers of our time, included by the American Photo Association in the top 10 most important people in photography. He is the author of famous video clips for a huge number of musicians of the first magnitude, from Moby, for whose video Christina Ricci turned into an angel, to Christina Aguilera, who was terribly criticized for the video sequence on the verge of a foul to the song Dirrty.
Photographer David LaChapelle
All the famous glossy magazines of the world resorted to the services of an extraordinary photographer. As a director, Lachapelle worked with Elton John, Meraya Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Florence Welch, Robbie Williams and other musicians, receiving awards for the video many times. The National Portrait Gallery in London acquired his work, in which designer Alexander McQueen and his muse Isabella Blow pose.
David Lachapelle is known for his large-scale approach and the ability to turn any shooting into a journey through a Continue reading
There are many lighting options that you can use when taking portraits. Lighting “Rembrandt” and “Butterfly” are two classic schemes that are easy to configure and give excellent results in most cases. Of course, you can try to create a fantastic portfolio using always the same lighting scheme, but it is always useful to pump your skills in working with light and learn to use different lighting models in portrait photography at any time.
Understanding wide and short lighting in photography
Wide and short lighting are often combined due to the similarity of implementation and description, however, they have a completely different effect on the subject
The article will introduce you to the wide and short light and explain when and why to use them, and Continue reading