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Studio Lighting II: Advanced Lighting Techniques

JP Danko, Commercial Photographer

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9 Lessons (1h 10m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Lights & Modifiers

    • 3. Classic 3 Light Studio Portrait

    • 4. Clamshell Beauty Lighting

    • 5. Rim Lighting

    • 6. Post Processing

    • 7. Final Thoughts and Next Steps

    • 8. Studio Portrait On White

    • 9. Post Processing


About This Class

This is the second of a three part studio lighting series.  In this class,photographer JP Danko will build on the techniques learned in Studio Lighting I: One Light Portrait and will introduce students to a series of more advanced studio lighting techniques using LED hot lights, hot shoe strobes and studio strobes. Students will learn about multi-light studio setups, light modifiers, and essential post processing. This class is for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge of studio lighting into multi-light setups. By the end of this class you will be able to produce your multi-light studio portrait.





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JP Danko

Commercial Photographer

JP Danko is an active lifestyle photographer based in Toronto, Canada. JP can change a lens mid-rappel, swap a memory card while treading water, or use a camel as a light stand. His work is distributed by Stocksy United.

JP also publishes a weekly photography column at, one of the worlds most popular online photography resources.

To see more of his work please visit his studio website blurMEDIAphotography, or follow him on Twitter, Instagram and 500px.

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