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Web Photo School is pleased to welcome Vered Koshlano as a guest contributor! This lesson features an outdoor and indoor portrait of a male model. Learn about lighting techniques and posing options for males.

This lesson examines the many benefits of strip lights and compact lighting solutions mixed with available light. See how Vered quickly makes significant changes in looks captured just by a few tweaks on set to get the desired result.

Vered is a New York City photographer specializing in beauty and fashion. Her clients include Canon USA, Royal Apparel and Benzo magazine to name a few. Vered is a self-taught photographer who has worked her way up to great success through experimenting and learning what works and what doesn't.

"Train your eyes to capture the story your brain wants to tell," says Vered.

(Most images can be clicked for an enlarged view.)

Topics Covered:

  • Shooting the Outdoor Portrait
  • Using Reflectors to Enhance Available Light
  • Adding a Compact Main Light to Available Light
  • A Studio Shoot: The Versatility of Strip Lights
  • Adding a Main Light
  • Variations on the Lighting

Equipment Used:


  • Canon 1Ds Mark II

Lighting Equipment


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