Tag Archives: high key photography

how to get a high-key photo without studio lighting

by Crystal Samson
Have you ever wanted to make a high-key headshot, but don’t have studio lighting, or enough equipment to pull it off?

If you have a window, or even just a bright sky, you can!  No fancy lights to learn…just a simple reflector (if you want, you can even do it without a reflector) and a bright light source behind your subject is all you need.

Place your subject in front of a bright window, the less distractions the better.  Blinds,(…)

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top 12 from 2012

What a great year 2012 was for Clickin Moms!  There was the introduction of Click Magazine, the addition of several new CMteam members, new photography workshops added to the CMU line-up, tons of new products added to the CMstore, and many new photographers joined CMpro.  Not only that, but we had numerous brilliant blog posts here on our photography blog.  Today, we are sharing a recap of the top 12 viewed blog posts written in 2012!
top 12 from 2012
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simple high key lighting tips

I know you’ve seen them, those beautiful images with the perfectly blown out backgrounds.  Have you asked yourself, “how do I get that look?”  Well today is your lucky day!  Guest blogging for us today is Marie of Memories by Marie and she’s going to share with us a few tips on high key photography using both studio and natural lighting.
simple high key lighting tips
by Marie of Memories by Marie
I get asked a lot about my lighting sets ups, specifically(…)

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