This tutorial walks through a sample three-light photoshoot for a sports portrait, showing how to angle and position lights to create hard shadows and provide a sense of drama. Then it explains how to do some quick post-processing work in Lightroom, such as adjusting vibrance and contrast. Watch more at http://www.lynda.com/Photography-Cameras-Gear-tutorials/Up-Running-Studio-Strobes/148583-2.html?utm_campaign=x7DHId-nTg0&utm_medium=viral&utm_source=youtube.
This tutorial is a single movie from Up and Running with Studio Strobes by lynda.com authors Rich Harrington and
Abba Shapiro. The complete course is 3 hours and 37 minutes and gives beginning photographers a brisk but thorough look at using strobe lights in a studio setting.
1. Why Shoot with Strobes?
2. Why Shoot with Continuous Lights (Instead of Strobes)
3. Buying a Lighting Setup
4. The Components of a Studio Strobe Kit
5. Getting to Know Your Lights
6. Triggering a Light
7. Setting and Testing Your Strobes
8. Modifying Strobe Lights
9. Putting Everything into Action