If You Love the Idea of Portraits, an Arcade, and Neon Colors, Watch This

If you've scrolled Instagram for more than a few seconds you've probably encountered portraits shot with very colorful neon lights; bright scenes with 80's vibes shot in arcades or urban downtown areas. If you've wondered how to shoot in a similar style, check this one out. 

STO Photography is bringing a behind the scenes video with some tips and tricks for shooting in a neon arcade setting. Fun portraits with as many different colors as you could ever want in one place at one time. Don't think that it's going to be a breeze though. Depending on when and where you go, the location will most likely be a low-light scenario, with your only light sources being the arcade machines themselves.

I've got to admit that this looks like a lot of fun. I've not done anything like this before but the colors pop so much that I'm really thinking of trying it. I've already searched for arcades near me just in case. Something about that 80's vibe is so funky and fun (even though I grew up in the 90's and 2000's haha). 

This is a really popular style these days with lots of people loving the neon color palette. Definitely a go-to style for the Instagram crew. What are your thoughts? Have you shot colors like this before? Is there an awesome arcade nearby or a downtown area with neon signs lining the streets? 

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Love the idea of shooting using just the arcade lights. Thanks!

vladimir romo's picture

Really fantastic Thank you for tips