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Shadow Brightness Control—Use Lighting Or Post? (Article)

In this fascinating article, international lighting wizard Dave Montizambert explores whether it is better to control shadow brightness with lighting at time of exposure, or to control it in post with your RAW processing tools or in Photoshop. Which is…

High Contrast Premeditated Crazy (Article)

International photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert shows you his favourite way to body sculpt with light, a female weight lifter creating a beautiful dramatic high contrast fine arts portrait. In this article Dave walks you through lighting positions, shows how…

Correcting Flesh-Tone For Portraiture Pt. 02 (Article)

A while back international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert went on a quest to find the Holy Grail of Portraiture – “The Perfect Skin-tone.” In addition to this, he was also determined to discover the easiest way to manipulate less-than-perfect…

Correcting Flesh-Tone For Portraiture Pt. 01 (Article)

A while back international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert went on a quest to find the Holy Grail of Portraiture – “The Perfect Skin-tone.” In addition to this, he was also determined to discover the easiest way to manipulate less-than-perfect…

Lighting Silverware With Wrinkle Free Apertures (Article)

Lighting shiny objects is tricky and requires different knowledge than lighting people. In this article international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert will delve into a simple control that all photographers should know but probably don’t. This little gem really helps…

Start Getting The Best Exposures Ever! (The Article)

Want to learn how to get the best exposures for the best ever images? Well, you have come to the right blog because international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert is about to delve into it in this article teaching you…

Beauty Dish Octabox Punch-Out (Article)

Many glamour and portrait photographers swear by beauty dish lighting-modifiers for illuminating their headshots, but is the light quality produced by a beauty dish really any different from an octabox? In this article, international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert uncovers…

A Christmas Tale Of Cozy Fireside Back-Lighting (Article)

In this article, international photographic lighting trainer Dave Montizambert shows you how to create a cozy fire backlit Christmas scene using heavy backlighting that appears to originate from a roaring yuletide fire blazing away inside a front-room fireplace. This lighting…