Hard vs Soft Light in Portrait Photography

Learn the difference between hard and soft light and when each can be used to enhance your portait photography.

Hard light is created by the size of your light source vs your subject size.

Some of the first terms photographers hear when learning to light is “Hard Light” and “Soft Light” Join Daniel shows you how to create soft and hard light and when to use each.

In this 90 minute workshop, we will discuss the qualities of hard and soft light and create portraits using each.

Bio: Daniel Norton is a Photographer, Creative Director and Educator based in NYC with over 20 years experience in the advertising and editorial markets. Daniel also produces and hosts FREE in-store training for Adorama as well as the Adorama TV series On Set with Daniel Norton.


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Joshua Ardoin

Photography Coach Joshua Ardoin

I am a Playa del Carmen based photographer and photography coach serving Playa del Carmen, Cancun & Tulum.  See my latest work here.

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