44. Three light high-key fashion

In another stunning result straight out of camera Karl demonstrates a gorgeous rim lighting and fill effect with softly lit background, all done with just 3 lights.


  1. Great training Karl! You finally made it possible for me to learn from you… You make it simple and easy to understand, gear might be a barrier in some cases but the concept and lighting set-up sinks in your brain forever. Question? Is there a way to mark favorite videos? I mean for quick access. Thanks!

    1. Hi Jose, glad you like it and thanks for joining but I’m afraid there is no way on our system to mark your favourite videos.

  2. Hi Karl

    Thanks for a super interesting series. You have certainly opened our minds to great possibilities.

    Please could you indicate what you would do differently in these lighting setups when shooting dark skin tone models (Asian and African) and how you would deal with the extra shine that is commonly found on dark skin tones.

    1. Hi Peter, african dark skin tones can sometimes be more shiny, so on the edge lighting which is reflected light this may need to be reduced in exposure but the light from the front would need to be increased in exposure. It depends more on the surface qualities of the skin, shine, reflectance etc this can only be assessed person to person. Polarisers can sometimes help with partial polarisation.


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