Behind the Scenes Portraits: Studio Lighting

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Photography, Review, Uncategorized

Almost exactly one month after taking The Lighting Challenge: Natural vs. Studio lighting course, I booked several hours at Urban Light Studio to practice what I learned. I was giddy, nervous and excited – like the first day of school or something. Part of my nervousness came from my photography posse: I had a Make Up Artist, a fellow photographer, models and my kids along for the sessions!

Erin at Studio 3 Cubed captured me in action!

©Studio 3 Cubed Erin at Studio 3 Cubed captured me in action!

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Blue eyed beauties!


Getting down at baby-level...

©Studio 3 Cubed Getting down at baby-level…

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I love how the black backdrop highlights their gorgeous hair and eyes.

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Such sweet smiles!


©Studio 3 Cubed Behind the scenes…

Yes, that's my girl helping to make the baby smile!

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Yes, that’s my girl helping to make the baby smile!

The experience was so much fun that I want to host a photographer’s playdate there sometime soon. A huge thank you to Erin at Studio 3 Cubed for being such a wonderful assistant and capturing these behind-the scenes photos!

And, I have learned that I need to work on my editing and lighting skills. I really love how these portraits turned out, but I haven’t nailed it since they don’t have the same natural light feel that my other portraits possess. I want to have consistency in my work whether in the studio or at the park.

P.S. You must check out her gorgeous beauty portraiture.