Reflections On Lighting Black – Part 01

If you wanted to light something black and shiny, how would you do it? Well in this two part article, international lighting wizard Dave Montizambert shows you how. Dave creates a dramatic looking image of a black billiard ball, a…

Origin and Source

Differentiating between a light source and a light origin is a fundamental principal every photographer should know if they are to master lighting. In this video, lighting wizard Dave Montizambert gives a simple explanation of both.

5 O’Clock Shadows

CREATING WITH LIGHT: The stress caused by the Corona Virus 🦠 and being stranded in France has my wife Sylvianne suffering from elevated testosterone levels hence the 5 O’clock shadow — or moustache!

High-Key One-Light Revisited

In this uber informative article, international lighting wizard Dave Montizambert revisits his one light technique and does so using an off camera flash to create multiple light source glamour fashion lighting on model Emma Dawn Cartlidge. This is one tutorial…

A Catch Light’s Bedtime Story

In this article, international lighting wizard Dave Montizambert looks at controlling catch lights and shine for dramatic body shots. Plus Dave shows you how to create a dark moody night time look with a single light and a bunch of…

Theatrical Lighting For Dramatic B&W Portraiture Part 02

Join international photography lighting wizard Dave Montizambert in part two of this dramatic portrait lighting video tutorial on how to do a multiple light setup. In this fascinating sequel Dave demonstrates, using an actual photography assignment of the band “Easy…

Theatrical Lighting For Dramatic B&W Portraiture Part 1 of 2

Join international photography lighting wizard Dave Montizambert in this photographic lighting video tutorial on how to do a multiple light setup, which he demonstrates to us on an actual photography assignment of the band “Easy Street”. For this image, Dave…

Dark And Dirty On Easy Street!

To reinforce his DaveOnDemand video entitled “Theatrical Lighting For Dramatic B&W Portraiture”, lighting wizard Dave Montizambert wrote this stellar “how-to” article on the benefits of feathering gridded light sources to create dramatic lighting with even exposure over multiple subjects––a difficult…