How to Shape a Face Using Light

On this video photographers Christian Hough and Chris Reeve look at different ways to light a face using a simple one light setup and how it can effect the “shape” of the face, making it look different. They also provide some useful tips for lighting a portrait shot. We highly recommend that you try each lighting type and find what works best and what is right for your type of creative work.

You can find many more lighting related videos on the lighting section on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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