Sri Lanka surfer portrait: Natural light vs fill flash tutorial

Creating the look and feel that you want in a portrait comes down to how you light and expose your images.

In this tutorial, Gina will show you how to shoot and edit a portrait using two very different styles of lighting. You will learn:

  • How to use fill flash in full sunlight to create a moody portrait
  • How to expose for skin tones in full sun without using fill flash
  • How to choose the right gear and light modifiers
  • How to work with gels
  • How to shoot off tripod
  • How to add fill flash to a shot
  • Tips and tricks for directing and posing
  • Essential lighting techniques
  • How to remove light stands in postproduction
  • How to edit in Lightroom and Photoshop.

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About Gina

About Gina

Gina Milicia is one of the most widely known and respected photographers in Australia. She is the master of capturing that ‘magical moment’... READ MORE

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