Using only 1 of my lighting umbrella’s in shoot through position and a portable 5 in 1 reflector I set up to do a project to compare and practice 4 basic go to one light portrait set ups. Broad, Short, Rembrandt and Butterfly Lighting.  Not having a beautiful model lounging around my apartment I opted for a highly skilled balloon head with a cotton skin tone bag held around it with an elastic. I formed a basic nose bridge and put a hat on it to provide artistic appeal.  Close enough, miss “balloon head” sits still and doesn’t need to be fed expensive chai latte’s every hour. 😉 Continue reading “4 Basic 1 Light set ups for portraits Broad,Short,Rembrandt and Butterfly”