Contrasting Colors for Vivid Results

200610bc_webphoto Professional Photographer magazine offers our readers free lighting tutorials from Web Photo School.

Fall is here, bringing a riot of rich, natural color. Do you want to push your color palette beyond khaki, denim and black? In this lesson, learn how to determine what color to use, how colors interact with other colors, and how to control saturation.

Topics Covered:

  • Working with a stylist to create a specific look
  • Setting up a high color-contrast set
  • Using props to bind the look of a shot
  • Shooting and reviewing images digitally
  • Using Louvers to control soft light
  • Creating a colored background spotlight with a Dedolight
  • Tips on capturing natural-looking poses

Go to Contrasting Colors for Vivid Results at Web Photo School.

Web Photo School is a comprehensive photo-educational Web site with online lessons that are accessible via the Internet anywhere in the world, are self-paced and without limits on the number of lessons a user can view per month. When you become a Web Photo School member (by month or year), you get access to all the lessons. The WPS team has worked hard to achieve a balance between posting many photos in each lesson and maintaining a fast load time. In the coming months, WPS hopes to post a Review section where Members can post their images and get feedback from Instructors and other Members.

WPS has a team of contributing instructors who are mainly working professionals in their fields. The list currently includes Paul Markow, John Beckett, Steve Dantzig (author and Hawaii-based wedding/portrait photographer), Wyatt Dexter (recent graduate of Brooks Institute), Ric Deliantoni (commercial product photographer), Gene Kester (CEO of Photoflex and former San Francisco-based commercial photographer) and Ben Clay.

Visit the Web Photo School for more information.

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