4 basic ways to set lights for portraits

Adjusting the lights will be simpler if you refer to these 4 simple portrait studio poses:

Butterfly style shot with 1 light opposite the model and reflected below the model:

Face portrait with 1 side light and 1 back light:

Sample shot with a slanting lamp over the shoulder for an effect in the iris:

Shoot dark and light portraits with 2 lights of different intensity

Other light sets:






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