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comment1 posted on 2006-02-21 09:00:00

this is a wonderful little page you have here, great for a quick reference and spot on lighting examples. I am a photographer and for all those who are learning to shape light in the studio, this is a great page to let people know what to look for when lighting their subjects.

comment2 posted on 2009-04-11 14:53:19

it's close to perfect. i think the one thing that might help is lighting diagrams for all five styles.

comment3 posted on 2009-11-05 21:49:04

This is a great illustration of these lighting styles. Every serious photographer should at least be aware of them. Thank you.

comment4 posted on 2009-09-26 09:32:47

Great article. Only things I'm missing are diagrams for full face photo light setup (like those at broad/short lighting). Thanks..

comment5 posted on 2010-07-15 10:28:08

Thanks great breakdown of the five basics allways get confused when it comes to broad and short

comment6 posted on 2011-02-01 08:53:10

I think the Short and broad lighting setups need to be exchanged.

comment7 posted on 2011-04-19 10:22:29

Good lighting lesson.... ^^

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