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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:26 pm 
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hii friends
help me to take half shaded portrait photographs

like this

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Source: Pat Jarnett - http://cargocollective.com/patjarrett/Portraits

i have Nikon d5100 and kit lens only
i dont have budget to buy studio lights

i just have only normal lights in home

is it possible to take half shaded protraits with these things?

if yes plz help me
especially abt light arramgement


Last edited by Bjorn van Sinttruije on Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:23 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Added a source for the picture. If you post somebody else's work, please source them.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:46 am 
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Just situate your subject in the middle of a large room (so there's as little light reflected from the walls as possible) with only one light source (window) on the subject's side.

And don't use a flash, obviously - Mark


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:38 am 
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Single light source (i.e. window light) on camera left.

Bring up the shadows slightly with a large white reflector, camera right, close to the subject. Or darken the shadows further with a black card/sheet to absorb the light and block reflected light getting back to the subject's darker side.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:45 am 
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This site has been a MAJOR help in lighting photos. They make it so easy and you can apply what you learn from understanding flashes on how to apply it to normal avalible light as well. http://strobist.blogspot.com/2006/03/lighting-101.html

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