Ren on Cinematic Lighting 7

Subtle Cinematic Lighting

This article on cinematic lighting is courtesy of lifestyle and celebrity portrait photographer Haoyuan Ren.  When my client came to me about this shoot, he asked for raw, cinematic photographs that captures...
Modern Pin-Up Photography 9

Modern Pin-Up Photography

The shoot starts with the Yaphank Garage, a restored 1930's-era gas and service station that these days is a museum. It's about 15 minutes from my home in Long Island, New York, and I pass it countless times, e...
Go-To Portrait Lighting Setup

Efficient Studio Lighting Set-Up

Zach Gray, renowned portrait photographer and educator, has a go-to studio portrait lighting setup. This setup is compiled of 4 strobe: 2 kicker lights, 1 main light, and 1 fill light. Zach modifies his main...