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Portrait tips from a pro. Using mirrors to enhance lighting.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Sep 1992 (v.14#9) pg. 10

Portrait tips from a pro. Portrait lighting. Part 1. Fill lighting.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Nov 1992 (v.14#11) pg. 48

Portrait tips from a pro. Portrait lighting. Part 2. Key lighting.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Dec 1992 (v.14#12) pg. 42

Portrait tips from a pro. Portrait lighting. Part 3. Skip lighting.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Jan 1993 (v.15#1) pg. 10

Portrait tips from a pro. Portrait lighting. Part 4. Background lighting.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Feb 1993 (v.15#2) pg. 9

Portrait tips from a pro. Profile lighting.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Apr 1993 (v.15#4) pg. 10

Multiple lighting with midget strobes. Supplement your main flash with three or four inexpensive manual strobes (the $15 kind). Use main flash for key light. Use midgets for fill, background and hair lights. Ideal for portraits.
CAMERA 35 Mar 1977 (v.21#2) pg. 46

How to relate to people and get people to relate to the camera in order to take good portraits. Includes tips on lighting that enhances this personable image.
CAMERA 35 Sep 1977 (v.21#8) pg. 40

Portraiture, an ideal project for the long winter months. Tips on improving your lighting techniques to make better pictures of people.
CAMERA 35 Jan 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 70

Lighting and photographing eyes.

How to use fill flash to take a picture of a person standing in front of a window and still get the picture of the scene through the window.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1980 (v.2#6) pg. 64

Executive portraiture. Part 3. Portrait lighting.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1971 (v.20#8) pg. 28

Presenting your boss in a good light. Lighting techniques for video and photography. Includes problems connected with eyeglasses and how to solve them.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1975 (v.24#11) pg. 18

Using a silk for executive portraits on location. A large piece of silk fabric is combined with strobes and/or tungsten light to simulate a large soft box.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1993 (v.42#8) pg. 32

Portrait lighting with floodlights, spotlights and strobe.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1968 (v.32#1) pg. 72

Illustrating the effect of using 1, 2, or 3 lights in portrait photography.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1971 (v.35#4) pg. 76

Determining the best lighting ratio for facial portraits.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1976 (v.40#10) pg. 120

Use two small-to-medium flash units to improve portrait lighting.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1978 (v.42#2) pg. 12
Correction MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1978 (v.42#8) pg. 14

Fluorescents: Can you beat the tube? Tips on shooting color portraits under fluorescent light.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1982 (v.46#6) pg. 94

How to use both manual and automatic flash units outdoors, in sunlight, to provide extra facial detail when shooting portraits.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1983 (v.47#3) pg. 55

Guide to easy outdoor portraiture. How to control the sunlight to make flattering portraits anytime you wish.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1983 (v.47#7) pg. 76

Better portraits by subtraction. Tips on using fold- up reflectors, diffusers, and light absorbers to control unwanted natural light.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1985 (v.49#9) pg. 48

Simple method of providing dramatic, and flattering, illumination when taking close-up candid portraits (at arms length) .
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1988 (v.52#6) pg. 21

Tips on lighting and positioning of people's heads and shoulders for pleasing passport pictures or portraits.
PHOTO METHODS FOR INDUSTRY May 1972 (v.15#5) pg. 49

Portraits in the sun. Fourteen ways to control the use of sunlight as the main lighting in portrait photography.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1978 (v.6#12) pg. 44

Problem portraits. Using make-up, filters and lighting to bring out the best qualities of peoples faces, while softening the harsher qualities.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1978 (v.7#3) pg. 68

Classical portrait lighting. How and when to use the four basic lights (the key or main light, fill light, hair light and background light) and the optional kicker light.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1978 (v.7#7) pg. 72

How to take portraits by window light. A simple technique that gives subtle results.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1980 (v.8#10) pg. 73

Tip: Make a practice "model" to test lighting setups. Make from a wooden frame, wig, styrofoam wig form shaped like a human head, and an old sweater or blouse.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1980 (v.9#7) pg. 64

A primer for photographing people. Emphasis is on correct placement of lights and camera to achieve the desired effect.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1981 (v.10#3) pg. 39

Lighting placement can either accentuate the eyes, or conceal them completely in dark shadows. Some tips.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1981 (v.10#7) pg. 18

Tips on producing an indoor portrait on location using existing light from a window.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1983 (v.11#10) pg. 18

Tips on producing an outdoor portrait with the same lighting quality as a fine studio portrait.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1983 (v.12#2) pg. 56

How to take informal studio portraits using a single flash and a diffusion frame.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1983 (v.12#4) pg. 52

Making a formal portrait with glamour lighting.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1983 (v.12#7) pg. 72

The finer points of portraiture. Bobbie Leslie shares lighting tips for making portraits with a 35mm camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jan 1984 (v.12#9) pg. 60

How to use window light when shooting portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1984 (v.12#11) pg. 26

Collins on basics. Lighting a product within a portrait.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1984 (v.13#1) pg. 38

Tip: Use a piece of poster board as a reflector to convert your on-camera flash into soft sidelighting for portrait photography.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1984 (v.13#2) pg. 86

Shoot outdoor portraits like a pro. Tips on mastering outdoor lighting techniques.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1984 (v.13#3) pg. 62

Collins on basics. Sunset's golden portrait light refined. How to use the light from a setting sun to impart a warm quality to outdoor portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Oct 1984 (v.13#6) pg. 56

Collins on basics. Using "sweet light" for late afternoon portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1984 (v.13#8) pg. 68

Available-light portraiture with a 4x5 camera. Some tips from the photographer Wah Lui.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1985 (v.14#3) pg. 52

Spotlight on Hollywood. How to take 1940's-style portraits using tungsten lighting.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Sep 1985 (v.14#5) pg. 34

Studio portraits without a studio. Outdoor reflected light is the secret.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1985 (v.14#8) pg. 56

One-source lighting. How to mimic the simplicity of the masters. How to make portraits using a single front light against a simple midtone-gray background.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1986 (v.15#1) pg. 40

Moods of sunlight. How to utilize sunlight to make portraits of people outdoors.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1986 (v.15#2) pg. 30

Basic photo techniques: Available-light portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Sep 1986 (v.15#5) pg. 41

Portable strobe placement to achieve professional results in portrait photography. Some tips.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1988 (v.17#2) pg. 14

Tip: Lighting and posing techniques for a standard theatrical headshot.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1989 (v.18#8) pg. 12

Collins on basics. Area control is the key to single-light setups for studio portraiture.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1990 (v.19#7) pg. 76

Making studio-quality portraits at home, without a studio. Advice on suitable background and lighting setups.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1991 (v.19#11) pg. 40

A pictorial introduction to lighting. Special section on lighting direction, quality, quantity, color, exposure meters, equipment, and portrait lighting tips.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1991 (v.20#1) pg. 71

Portrait primer. Using simple equipment and natural light to produce good b&w portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1993 (v.21#12) pg. 76

The lighting stall. Setting up and using this basic studio device which consists of two side reflecting panels, an adjustable table, and a medium-sized softbox. Use the stall for shooting both tabletop arangements and head & shoulder portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1993 (v.22#3) pg. 72

Using one or two hot lights (tungsten, quartz, or video lights) to produce dramatic black-and-white portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1993 (v.22#7) pg. 34

Posing and lighting for the full-frontal head-and-shoulder portrait.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jan 1994 (v.22#9) pg. 50

The "rules" of classic portraiture. Tips on evaluating facial structure and lighting.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1994 (v.22#10) pg. 42

Making and using homemade light-reflecting panels when taking portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jan 1995 (v.23#9) pg. 38

Female publicity headshots. Three lighting setups are diagrammed.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1995 (v.23#10) pg. 30

How to use natural window light when taking indoor portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1997 (v.26#1) pg. 47

Using fill flash to eliminate shadows caused by ambient lighting in outdoor portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1997 (v.26#1) pg. 48

When less is more. Tips on making one-light portraits.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1998 (v.27#2) pg. 20

Correct lighting for portraits.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1964 (v.121#2) pg. 166

Lighting arrangements for portrait photography.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1968 (v.130#4) pg. 152

How to shoot portraits with a single light and an old umbrella.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1971 (v.135#4) pg. 130

The Hattersley Class. Seeing faces. Diagrams show the five basic variations of portrait lighting.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1966 (v.58#2) pg. 78

Nine tips on the proper placement of camera and lights to photograph faces by Norman Rothschild.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1968 (v.62#2) pg. 112

Philippe Halsman's mini course in portrait lighting. Six challenging assignments that can improve your skill as a portraitist. Covers the use of 1, 2 and multiple lights, the use of window and outdoor lighting, and bounce lighting.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1973 (v.73#5) pg. 93

The Hattersley class. Photograph your family. Part 1. How to shoot sharper, more natural, well-lighted, top-quality pictures at home.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1975 (v.76#4) pg. 70

The Hattersley class. Photograph your family. Part 2. Eight basic portrait lighting techniques that you can use in your home.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1975 (v.76#5) pg. 70

The Hattersley class for beginners. The classic portrait lighting techniques you can do at home.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1978 (v.82#4) pg. 114

The Hattersley class for beginners. Using "found" light for portraits.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1979 (v.85#4) pg. 122

Basic portrait lighting. One lamp and what it does.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1980 (v.86#5) pg. 100

Basic portrait lighting. How to use two lamps.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1980 (v.87#6) pg. 124

Typical portrait lighting setup uses a single quartz lamp, silver umbrella and a large reflector card.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1984 (v.91#4) pg. 63

How to take window light portraits.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1994 (v.58#10) pg. 51

Tip on using "short lighting" to make a subject's face appear narrower, especially when using a portrait lens.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1995 (v.59#4) pg. 32

Tip on using blue photoflood hot lights when taking portraits with a point-and-shoot camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1995 (v.59#5) pg. 30

How to make single-light portraits.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1995 (v.59#10) pg. 41

How to make a classic 3-light portrait.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1996 (v.60#9) pg. 57

Improve portrait lighting by using a simple fill card. Part 1. White fill cards.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1999 (v.63#11) pg. 70

Improve portrait lighting by using a simple fill card. Part 2. Black fill cards.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1999 (v.63#12) pg. 96

Portraits, plain and simple. Two classic one-light setups and two natural-light (sunlight) setups.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 2000 (v.64#2) pg. 74

Portraits made easy. For maximum control, get out of the sun, forget the flash, and use continuous indoor lighting.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY & IMAGING Jun 2003 (v.67#6) pg. 86

Corrective lighting techniques used in portrait photography.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER #2183 Apr 1994 (v.121) pg. 52

Lighting basics. The key to successful portrait photography.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER #2186 Jul 1994 (v.121) pg. 50

Three-dimensional lighting produces portraits that "jump off the page".
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER #2189 Oct 1994 (v.121) pg. 84

Directional lighting. Part 2. Tip on producing a "natural, residual light" in an outdoor portrait without having to wait for just the right time of day.
RANGEFINDER Dec 1989 (v.38#12) pg. 22

Using a high-key vignetter to produce a white or light gray background in portraits.
RANGEFINDER Jan 1990 (v.39#1) pg. 44

Success in portraiture. Dramatic children's portraits using a variety of lighting techniques.
RANGEFINDER Jul 1990 (v.39#7) pg. 16

The "warm fuzzy" portrait. Four different lighting arrangements shown.
RANGEFINDER Apr 1994 (v.43#4) pg. 24

Resolving the mysteries of lighting a high key setting effectively.
RANGEFINDER Jun 1994 (v.43#6) pg. 6

Basic studio lighting for portrait photography.
RANGEFINDER Jun 1994 (v.43#6) pg. 20

The art of children's portraiture. Five lighting setups are diagrammed.
RANGEFINDER Jul 1994 (v.43#7) pg. 10

Utilizing bright sunlight to advantage when taking senior portraits outdoors.
RANGEFINDER Aug 1994 (v.43#8) pg. 18

Learning to "see the light" when taking portraits outdoors using only natural light. Four lighting situations are diagrammed.
RANGEFINDER Dec 1994 (v.43#12) pg. 34

Portrait lighting techniques. Learn the basics with almost any lighting equipment and a mannequin head.
SHUTTERBUG #260 May 1992 (v.21#7) pg. 50

High-key lighting. How to create clean white backgrounds in portrait photography.
SHUTTERBUG #261 Jun 1992 (v.21#8) pg. 10

Add "snap" to your studio portraits by photographing in black-and-white. Some tips on lighting and metering.
SHUTTERBUG #282 Mar 1994 (v.23#5) pg. 60

Home portraits in black-and-white. Lesson 4. Portrait lighting in the studio. Illustrating the effects of flat light, 45-degree light, glamour light, split face (side) light, rim light, kicker light, and lighting ratios.
SHUTTERBUG #286 Jul 1994 (v.23#9) pg. 62

Reflectors make a difference in portrait photography lighting.
SHUTTERBUG #287 Aug 1994 (v.23#10) pg. 56

Fine tune your portrait studio lighting using neutral density vignetters and louvres.
SHUTTERBUG #289 Oct 1994 (v.23#12) pg. 28

SPECIAL ISSUE on portraiture. Articles include (1) lighting for fashion portraits, (2) using sunlight, (3) formal portrait lighting, and (4) natural lighting for portraiture.
SHUTTERBUG #301 Oct 1995 (v.24#12) pg. 24, 38, 62, 82

Creating impact with lighting. Some tips.
SHUTTERBUG #314 Nov 1996 (v.26#1) pg. 66

The secret of proper lighting in wedding and portrait photography.
SHUTTERBUG #314 Nov 1996 (v.26#1) pg. 84

The four light setup for studio portrait photography.
SHUTTERBUG #317 Feb 1997 (v.26#4) pg. 142

Soft touch portraits. Using only daylight and a fast b&w film to create portraits which feature more grain in the print.
SHUTTERBUG #330 Mar 1998 (v.27#5) pg. 122

Black-and-white portraiture. Lighting tips for impressive results.
SHUTTERBUG #336 Sep 1998 (v.27#11) pg. 54

Lighting sources for wedding and portrait photography. Balancing ambient light with flash.
SHUTTERBUG #338 Nov 1998 (v.28#1) pg. 42

Using window light to create natural-looking portraits.
SHUTTERBUG #338 Nov 1998 (v.28#1) pg. 72

Create your own outdoor portrait studio. The key is to learn how to make just about any lighting situation work for you.
SHUTTERBUG #352 Jan 2000 (v.29#3) pg. 40

Using light reflectors for outside portraiture.
SHUTTERBUG #357 Jun 2000 (v.29#8) pg. 82

Kick it up. Using accent lights (kicker lights) to add pizzazz to portraits.
SHUTTERBUG #362 Nov 2000 (v.30#1) pg. 24

Simple lighting techniques for professional photography outdoors.
SHUTTERBUG #362 Nov 2000 (v.30#1) pg. 114

An introduction to the concept of "lighting ratios" in portrait photography.
SHUTTERBUG #362 Nov 2000 (v.30#1) pg. 249

More simple lighting techniques for portrait photography outdoors.
SHUTTERBUG #363 Dec 2000 (v.30#2) pg. 70

Available light portraits. 10 secrets to photographing people using minimum equipment.
SHUTTERBUG #364 Jan 2001 (v.30#3) pg. 166

Lighting for black and white portraits.
SHUTTERBUG #365 Feb 2001 (v.30#4) pg. 66

On the beach. How to tame those tough outdoor portrait lighting conditions.
SHUTTERBUG #371 Aug 2001 (v.30#10) pg. 192

Distance and angles of light. A professional photographer with 20 years experience shares some of his personal notes and sketches about lighting for portraits.
SHUTTERBUG #373 Oct 2001 (v.30#12) pg. 40

Top tips for shooting great portraits outdoors by using a VFO (variable flash output) flash.
SHUTTERBUG #374 Nov 2001 (v.31#1) pg. 74

Simple lighting makes for effective portraits. It's all about highlights and shadows.
SHUTTERBUG #379 Apr 2002 (v.31#6) pg. 100

Lighting workshop. How to meter and balance your studio lights.
SHUTTERBUG #397 Oct 2003 (v.32#12) pg. 38

Get great studio portraits. Nine tips to lighting success.
SHUTTERBUG #397 Oct 2003 (v.32#12) pg. 85