Category Archives: Studio Lighting


Metering for Light Ratios

In this episode, Mark shows you 4 simple steps for metering light ratios. Understanding the light ratios of your lighting setup can make setting up a photo easy. It also makes it simple to recreate the same light over and over again.

Mark uses a Sekonic L-358 in this episode to determing the lighting ratio. The L-358 has a built-in function to do this, so you don’t have to do math in your head!

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Composing Portraits

Watch this video to learn the do’s and don’ts of portrait photography. Also learn how to break the rules. When can you chop off the top of someone’s head or limbs? What are the real no-nos of portrait photography. Mark gives you the rules of thumb as well as good posing advice.

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