with Scott Kelby
The Photo Recipes series continues with a focus on fashion lighting! Join Scott as he takes you through three different fashion lighting setups, from start to finish, to show you e... READ MORE
lessons: 9 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 46min
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Photo Recipes: Fashion Lighting
with Scott Kelby
The Photo Recipes series continues with a focus on fashion lighting! Join Scott as he takes you through three different fashion lighting setups, from start to finish, to show you everything you need to know to recreate these fantastic looks. A lot of fashion photography is done with just one light, so whether you are using studio strobes or speedlights, you'll learn how to position the light, which lighting modifiers to use, and how to direct your subject to get each shot. The differences in each look can be subtle, but knowing how to craft each one will give you the tools to perfect the one you like best as you practice it on your own. Once the shooting is done Scott demonstrates key steps in his post-processing workflow to finish the photos for delivery to a client. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Join Scott as he introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: The Gear
Scott goes through the gear he is using for this shoot, and how to set up Lightroom for shooting tethered.
lesson 3: First Look: Deep Octa
Positioning the light for fashion has different points to consider than when lighting for portraits.
lesson 4: Second Look: Beauty Dish Part 1
Switching up the light modifier to a beauty dish gives you a slightly different look to add to your playbook.
lesson 5: Second Look: Beauty Dish Part 2
Changing the model’s outfit, and having her change position, gives a new look with the same lighting setup.
lesson 6: Third Look: Midi Octa
For shooting full length Scott changed to a 53” Midi Octa softbox. V-flats are brought in to help light the clothing evenly.
lesson 7: Retouching: Part 1
Starting with the photos from the first look, Scott goes through elements of his Lightroom workflow to select the keepers and move on to retouching.
lesson 8: Retouching: Part 2
After working in Lightroom Scott sends a copy to Photoshop to finish the job.
lesson 9: Retouching: Part 3
From burning and dodging in Photoshop to using third-party plugins, you can make a big difference in the final look of your photo.
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meet  Scott Kelby
Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.
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