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Could You Move Your Photo Studio Outside?

The whole point of a studio is being free of the outdoors and having complete control over the shooting environment, so it would seem a bit strange to drag a multi-light setup and backdrop system into the middle of a field, but that is just what this photographer did, and the results are quite intriguing. This great video tutorial will take you behind the scenes and show you how it was done. 

Coming to you from Ashley Boring with Westcott Lighting, this awesome video tutorial will show you the results of combining a studio setup with an outdoor location. Certainly, this is a bit of a logistical pain, as for the most part, photographers like to stick to a single light for location work, and certainly, carrying along an entire backdrop system is quite a commitment to getting the shot. Nonetheless, the results are quite compelling, and it is a fresh look that certainly catches the viewer's attention. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Boring. 

If you would like to continue learning about how to light a portrait, be sure to check out "Illuminating The Face: Lighting for Headshots and Portraits With Peter Hurley!"

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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That background stand is super interesting. Never seen anything like that.

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