For this social campaign I’ve been working on this trimester, I have discussed in previous blogs that I was aiming to change up my style. From illustrative, fun and happy to a more darker photography approach. As I am new to Photography, as was others in my class at SAE, we had 4 weeks of classes learning the basics of an DSLR, lighting, composition and editing.
For this blog I wanted to go over some of the basic lighting techniques learnt and how I utilized this new technique into my own Mental Health campaign. To start off here are some of the basic lighting techniques used in the industry today.
Setting up the camera in such a way that the face turns to the key lighting, lighting up the short side of the face and putting the broad side in the shadows. Usually used for portraits