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The Formula: Lighting with Gels

The Formula: Lighting with Gels

Ab Sesay

In this in-depth lighting tutorial, see how photographer Ab Sesay uses a Sekonic L-478DR to dial in a simple, but dramatic three light setup you can easily do against any white wall. A Quick …

The Benefits of Using Light Metering

The Benefits of Using Light Metering

MAC Group US

Incident vs. Reflected Incident Metering Because incident metering reads the intensity of light falling on the subject, it provides readings that will create accurate and consistent rendit …

One Set, Multiple Looks

One Set, Multiple Looks

Ab Sesay

Photographer Ab Sesay explains how to use a single lighting setup to achieve multiple looks, allowing you to expand your creative options while staying within your budget and on schedule. Have …

Using Gels

Using Gels

Ab Sesay

Photographer Ab Sesay explains how to meter gelled light to get exposure and color saturation right, and how to use the Sekonic L-478 meter's built-in compensation calculator to make the process …

Creating Simple Fill Light

Creating Simple Fill Light

Ab Sesay

Photographer Ab Sesay explains how to combine a well-defined main light with a subtle fill to create a dramatic yet flattering light. In the shot above, less is more. I used a white beauty dis …

Metering a Fashion Shoot

Metering a Fashion Shoot

Octavian Cantilli

In this article from our Professional Photographers on Light Metering series, Octavian Cantilli divulges all the details of his lighting setups and metering techniques for fashion shoots with wh …

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