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Mastering the Model Shoot: Everything a Photographer Needs to Know Before, During, and After the Shoot by Frank Doorhof

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Chapter Nine. Studio Lighting

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In this book, I’ve talked a lot about how you can improve your photography by finding the right model, and with clothing, styling, props, and coaching your model. However, as you put this all together, you also need to build up the light. So, in this chapter, I’m going to show you how to do that. We’ll go through a few setups where you can see both the finished image and a lighting diagram, and I’ll give you some tips and tricks fitting each situation. Because it’s often best to see an example to understand what is meant with words, at the end of the chapter, I’ve included a few images where I used a lot of the techniques ...

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