Indoor portrait photography: 10 tips for using only one lens and natural light
(Portrait photography tips. use Aperture Priority mode, it gives you direct control over the aperture, and as a result the depth of field (DOF). -Repinned by Los Angeles, CA photographer http://LinneaLenkus.com
Starting with two softboxes (A and B) placed as close as possible to his subject, Art added a silver Lastolite Skylite reflector behind her (C) to highlight the hair and shoulders. To increase the portrait’s intimate feel, he posed her against a wall of black seamless (D). He then used a 2:1 lighting ratio, with the larger, top half of the clamshell (A) twice as bright as the bottom. This helped him produce some shadows in the lower half of the portrait to set off the face.