Learning Log #8 — Portrait Lighting 2

This weeks lesson was a continuation of portraits from last week and the types of lighting compositions were Butterfly/Clamshell. edge lighting, 4 point with hair light, 3 point with background light. In this set of pictures, the light was a major factor in adding detail to the subject. The background lighting was the most interesting because of adding color


4 point lighting

Clam lighting

Edge lighting




One thought on “Learning Log #8 — Portrait Lighting 2

  1. Pete Labrozzi

    As mentioned in class, the first is correct, however your three bottom shots are all edge light, shot at the edge light station. That’s why they all look alike. Do you have examples of the butterfly/clamshell and 3 point w/ hairlight?


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