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The galleries here are used in the photography discussions throughout this site, as examples of lighting, models, and locations. They are gathered here for your convenience. We hope you enjoy them.
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Among other things, this popular gallery has a big background that used five lights.
Always a favorite, Eufrat poses in a plush, busy setting with a big background.
The lighting system in this gallery is comprised of windows and an assistant holding a 45-inch, soft silver, collapsible reflector. There are no electric lights.
A fun gallery in a cramped, busy closet. Melisa tries on several outfits. closet
A short gallery with a beautiful outdoor background. In several photos, Jana's soft skin glistens in direct sunlight.
A popular gallery of everbody's favorite, Jayden. With a small background and minimal props.
Kitchens are known for their reflections and lighting challenges.
We got lucky with this beautiful fireplace. Most don't have enough natural light for photography. This one had just enough.
A couch against a plain wall is a common part of most homes, and presents several lighting and photography challenges.
Location lighting is about finding light where space is limited. Some small spaces, like a small bedroom, have limited space for light placement. Others, like this tiny laundry room, are a small space where the model stands.
This warm kitchen is a lovely setting for Dani, and with an added bonus. The scene through the window in the background, when balanced to the subject light, adds some nice color and reflections.
Three-point lighting is an old standby with video people, especially when filming documentary interviews. It's a good addition to any photographer's playbook of lighting setups.
Hallways can be interesting backgrounds with many possibilities for lighting.
The pervasive bed and its lighting challenges. There are two main issues—how to avoid flat light, and how to get even light from headboard to foot.
Colors, flowing water, and Jayden Cole. What more could you want in an outdoor gallery? With direct sun and fill flash.
Some sunlight through a French door, a chair, and a black dress. Add some fill light to reduce contrast—and, of course, Jamie Lynn—and it's a gallery.
Fill in all those dark shadows and still have interesting, beautiful light.
A staircase is one of the most versitle locations for a gallery.
A large window to camera right is the main light source. Contrast was lowered with some fill light from a flash head.
The ultimate small space - a shower without any glass walls. Beautiful, but small.