Chapter 17. Lighting Portraits Classically
ONE MORE TIME AROUND THE LIGHTING COMPASS 227
BROAD LIGHTING 228
DMV LIGHTING 229
ON THE NOSE LIGHTING 230
BUTTERFLY/PARAMOUNT LIGHTING 231
COPY LIGHTING 232
SHORT LIGHTING 233
LOOP LIGHTING 234
REMBRANDT LIGHTING 235
SPLIT & HATCHET LIGHTING 236
HORROR LIGHTING 237
Figure 17.1. Eight lighting styles created with a single Speedlite. Top row: Broad, DMV, On The Nose, and Short. Bottom row: Loop, Rembrandt, Split, and Horror.
The Short Version
I’m an impulsive photographer. I craft light to fit my vision—a vision that is often fine-tuned during the shoot. I don’t always think in terms of the classic ...