Introduction to Studio Lighting

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Join Impact maven Joey Quintero as he provides an overview of the essential principles, techniques, and tools for lighting.


  1. Łukasz Uberhuber
    April 18, 2015 at 7:29 pm #

    Are the next parts on YT available? Or know some one a great tutorials
    about studio lighting?

  2. Barakat Saqa
    April 18, 2015 at 8:15 pm #

    This is no “Introduction”

  3. Gabou
    April 18, 2015 at 8:38 pm #

    Thanks , , you are great

  4. Eric Jaakkola
    April 18, 2015 at 9:24 pm #

    Correct, so all of the references to 4 stops = 8x light are incorrect in
    the slides. They should say 3 stops = 8x

  5. Tobias Solem
    April 18, 2015 at 9:44 pm #

    @1hr45min it is not true that shutter speed is irrelevant, unless you have
    a flash with high speed sync, you will notice that your first and second
    curtains make the shot partly darker.

  6. blainedolan
    April 18, 2015 at 10:43 pm #


  7. Michelangelo De Battisti
    April 18, 2015 at 10:55 pm #

    One of the worst videos of the series, too many stupid questions 🙂 He is
    very good though!

  8. Eric Jaakkola
    April 18, 2015 at 11:28 pm #

    When shooting indoors and ambient light is insufficient, the shutter speed
    is moot. You could shoot at 1/60 and its the same as 1/250 as the exposure
    is determined by the flash duration. Also, the shutter does not move faster
    at 1/250 than it does at 1/60, the only difference is the delay between
    front and rear curtain which experience the same mechanical forces in both

  9. Dhruba Chakravarti
    April 18, 2015 at 11:38 pm #

    Really liked the class, thanks Joey for sharing. Looking forward to your
    upcoming videos. Love to get a copy of your pdf file. Would you please?

  10. Loofized07
    April 19, 2015 at 12:34 am #

    I’d love to have the second episode online too !!

  11. James Tamim
    April 19, 2015 at 1:27 am #

    yes but 2+2=4

  12. TedOnTheNet
    April 19, 2015 at 2:06 am #

    thumbs up if you agree with me that B&H should also record the questions
    being asked.

  13. B and H
    April 19, 2015 at 3:00 am #

    @Sean Martin Because 1 Stop of light is equal to twice the light, then 4
    Stops equals 8 times the light. Hence 8:1 Thank you for watching.

  14. Matt Baclar
    April 19, 2015 at 3:00 am #

    Thanks for the great video on lighting. It was a great refresher course,
    and reminded me of a few things I have forgotten, and gave me a few new
    tips also. I can’t wait for the next one!

  15. Sascha Vogt
    April 19, 2015 at 3:52 am #

    At 1:45 another approach would work better…. The strobe throws somewhat
    1000 units of light on the subject and about 10 will find their way onto
    the sensor of the camera. No matter if the shutter is open for 1 minute, 1
    second or 1/250. In the meantime the sun constantly throws millions of
    light units in the background. Shutterspeed allows us to contoll how much
    of those reflected light we get from the background, but we will allways
    get just a perfect 10 from the subject.

  16. popkorn520
    April 19, 2015 at 4:46 am #

    Good video, however I have an issue with the idea that a beaded umbrella
    will give a softer light than a white umbrella. Not true, the softness of
    light depends only on the size of the source. The only thing the beading
    does by scattering the light is lower the reflectivity.

  17. Maltfalc
    April 19, 2015 at 5:03 am #

    wrong. open one stop, double the light. open another stop, double the light
    again, which would be 4x the original light. open a third stop, double the
    light again, which would be 8x the original. you don’t multiply the number
    of stops by 2 to get the amount of light, you multiply the amount of light
    by 2 with each additional stop.

  18. Sérgio Pimenta
    April 19, 2015 at 5:16 am #

    VEEEEEERY GOOD VIDEO!!! Very good to learn the basics of the Studio
    lighting, post the next class, please…..

  19. stevester731
    April 19, 2015 at 5:59 am #

    “Long story short…. what-not.” Hahah. Great video though. I learned a

  20. Evolutionist199
    April 19, 2015 at 6:00 am #

    I need the Introduction to the Introduction to Studio Lighting Class…

  21. Aline Dorso
    April 19, 2015 at 6:17 am #

    too bad no microphone was used for the questions… Great class, but I wish
    we could hear the audience questions.

  22. Chode Irons
    April 19, 2015 at 6:51 am #

    Awesome video. Very very very informative.

  23. Aki
    April 19, 2015 at 7:25 am #

    Wonderful video.

  24. David Clapham
    April 19, 2015 at 7:28 am #

    an excellent video presentation!!! I loved it!! very intuative many
    thanks!! looking forward to the next one!!! Regards dave

  25. MrYoda1972
    April 19, 2015 at 7:40 am #

    THANK YOU for this video.