Lighting is King in Portrait Photography

I recently came across and a portrait photograph that I feel depicts how all portrait photography should be taught. What caught my attention most however was the way the photographer shone the light on this little girl’s face.

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Photo by Ryan Pendleton

All that was used to get this amazing shot was light from a window and a reflector. With a focal length of 85mm and at an ISO of 200, this is excellent image of how to use natural light to get a great shot without the use of expensive and fancy equipment.

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