Intro to Lighting with Joe Brady

Are you new to the world of studio photography? Then you’ve come to the right place! Pro photographer and educator Joe Brady introduces you to professional lighting for portraits in the following ten videos.

Lighting 1 – Intro to Portrait Lighting Solutions

Learn the differences between studio strobes, speed lights, and continuous lights, and which lighting situations are best suited for each light.

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Lighting 2 – Intro to Hensel Studio Lighting

Great studio lighting is an investment. You can trust the high-quality and ease of use of Hensel lights to help make your job in the studio much easier.

Joe Brady shows off the features of the Hensel Integra Plus 500, how simple it is to set up and use, and how it stands out among other choices in lighting solutions.

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Lighting 3 – Placing & Measuring Lights

Before you can begin shooting, it’s important to know where to place your lights and how they should be positioned to get the specific shots you want.

Joe Brady shows off a simple 2-light setup, and how to use a light meter to measure exactly how much light is falling on your subject.

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Lighting 4 – Intro to Light Shapers

Boost your portraits to the next level using light shapers. Make your lights do exactly what you need to achieve results that will really wow your subjects and/or clients.
Joe Brady shows off a few light shapers perfect for beginners, and covers different techniques to portrait lighting using various kinds of Hensel light shapers.

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Lighting 5 – Two-Light Portraits – Part II

Time to start shooting! Joe Brady demonstrates a basic 2:1 light ratio setup and using a reflector to feather in this week’s video.

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Lighting 6 – Two-Light Portraits – Part II

Joe Brady continues his two-light portrait lesson covering background separation & opening shadows as well as a few things to keep in mind when posing your subject.

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Lighting 7 – Intro to Beauty Dish & Sports Lighting

Joe Brady introduces another light shaping tool, the Beauty Dish. Covering various uses and techniques using the dish to get the best possible light for your photos.

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Lighting 8 – Four Different Looks with One Softbox – Part I

Joe Brady discussing using a single softbox in various ways to achieve several different looks for your subject. Showcasing the versatility a good softbox can bring to any photographers repertoire.

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Lighting 9 – Four Different Looks with One Softbox – Part II

The follow-up to the previous ‘Four Different Looks’ video covering the remaining two looks.

Joe Brady discusses using a single softbox in various ways to achieve several different looks for your subject. Showcasing the versatility a good softbox can bring to any photographers repertoire.

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Lighting 10 – Dramatic Light 2 Three Lights

Using a three light setup to achieve a dramatic look to your shots.

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About Joe Brady

Joe Brady is a photographer, educator, author, photo workshop leader and studio owner who has been teaching photography and photo editing for over twenty years. As a producer and presenter, Joe delivers online educational webinars and videos for photo-industry companies including X-Rite, Sekonic, PocketWizard, Induro, Benro, Ilford and Sony with over 3 million views over the last three years.

A recipient of the Fuji Masterpiece Award, Joe is also speaker at many local and national venues and events and also teaches photography workshops around the country specializing in scenic and panoramic landscapes and environmental portrait photography.

www.joebradyphotography.com

This video series is brought to you by Hensel US, the official Hensel distributor for the USA: www.hensel-usa.com