Get A Better DIY Headshot With Side Lighting

Get a Better DIY Headshot with Side Lighting

You can easily take your own great portrait photo by using lighting that is set to the side of the camera rather than the camera's flash. You'll end up with a more polished looking photo.

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The lighting you get with this method results in you not looking washed. Having a flattering go-to headshot is helpful for providing continuity on your social media profiles, website, and opportunities like speaking engagements. For more tips on how to improve your headshots with lighting, check out the full post linked below.

How to Use Side Lighting in Your Film & Video Shoots [Lights Film School]


Comments

    Reminds me of so many poor LinkedIn photos. Some people look like they are either in a police line up or are at Spearmint Rhino.

    I tried this, but it didn't help at all in CounterStrike

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