Studio Lighting 101

Understanding the Basics of Lighting

A course by Julia Robbs
Photographer. New York, United States.
Joined February 2020
, Photographer

Learn how to capture unique portraits by exploring different professional studio lighting setups

  • 88% positive reviews (17)
  • 611 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

About the video: Understanding the Basics of Lighting

Summary

“In this lesson, I will be talking about the three basics of light: distance, direction, and shape. First, we will discuss the relevance of the distance of your light to your subject. Next, we will discuss how you direct your light to hit your subject and it’s effects. Finally, we will discuss how the shape of your light source illuminates your subject. ”

In this video lesson Julia Robbs addresses the topic: Understanding the Basics of Lighting, which is part of the Domestika online course: Studio Lighting 101. Learn how to capture unique portraits by exploring different professional studio lighting setups.

Partial transcription of the video

“Understanding the Basics of Lighting In this lesson we'll see the three basics of lighting, distance, direction and shape. First we'll discuss the distance of your light to a subject. Next we'll see how to direct light to hit a subject and its effects. Finally, we'll see how the shape of a light illuminates a subject. So let's deep dive into all three. Let's talk some more about distance, direction, and shape. Starting off with distance, the distance of your light to your subject will dictate your light spread and shadow intensity. Scientifically, we're talking about the inverse square law....”

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Course summary: Studio Lighting 101

  • Level: Beginner
  • 88% positive reviews (17)
  • 611 students
  • 4 Units
  • 13 lessons (1h 50m)
  • Category

    Photography & Video
  • Software

    Adobe Photoshop, Capture One
  • Areas

    Digital photography, Photographic Lighting, Photography, Studio Photography

Julia Robbs

A course by Julia Robbs

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Julia Robbs is a commercial photographer based in New York City. Before moving to NYC, she was raised in France and studied photography in Chicago and Atlanta. Her work aims to be clean, polished, and thoughtful, while remaining authentic to her subjects.

Julia’s photography allows her to travel the world while developing her craft, and covers a wide range of fields, including lifestyle, portraiture, beauty, and fashion. Her client list includes Erno Laszlo, Odette NY, Refinery29, Etsy, Dropbox, Armand de Brignac, Urban Outfitters, Mailchimp, and more.


  • 88% positive reviews (17)
  • 611 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 13 lessons (1h 50m)
  • Available on the app
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Studio Lighting 101. A Photography, and Video course by Julia Robbs

Studio Lighting 101

A course by Julia Robbs
Photographer. New York, United States.
Joined February 2020
  • 88% positive reviews (17)
  • 611 students