For indoor corporate headshots on a budget with no lighting equipment, the sun is your only main source of lighting. In this video, learn the dos and don’t when lighting the subject inside while using a cheap black tri-fold presentation board as a background.
- So when it comes to shooting headshots indoors, … the most important thing to think about … is your primary light source. … And for this shot in particular, … the light source is the window that we used to light her. … We added some supplemental bounce in … thanks to our DIY reflector with the aluminum foil, … and that was very beneficial … because it helped soften the light, … but that's really all we did. … The biggest takeaway tip for lighting … and the location of that light … is that the exact same light can look great … and the exact same light can look terrible. … It all depends on where it's located … and how it's falling on your subject. … So I'm just going to use my Stella Pro 8000 … as an example for this, … I'm going to turn it on, … and I'm just going to take it to 500 lumens … just to illustrate a point. … This is a great light for lighting a subject … when it's coming from the right flattering angle, … but this exact light can look really bad … if you just relocate it …
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