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Four Point Light Setup “Accentuated Low-Key” – with Czech Playmate Dasa

4-Point Lighting Tutorial with Czech Playmate Dasa - Dan Hostettler's Definition and Setup

4-point lighting can be setup in so many different ways with equally different outcomes… –
but this time my exercise is to establish accent lighting step-by-step with the goal of a balanced finished result featuring four lights. However, the outcome of each single step (lights 1 to 3) itself can be used as an individual final result with an independent look and feel.

Basic Glamour Lighting Tutorial: My Definition & Setup

Sexiness. Glamour Lighting Tutorial - Dan Hostettler's Definition and Setup

My Glamour Lighting approach focuses on the depiction of a model with a strong emphasis on sensuality while today’s trends increasingly lean toward a more natural look at the same time. Today’s typical glamour shots are done with soft flash sources of various sizes.
Get the full tutorial and impressions here!

Femme Fatale: Dramatic Lighting in Nude Photography

Dramatic Lighting in Nude Photography with Czech Playmate Victoria Sayen - by Dan Hostettler

Is dramatic lighting the right choice for flattering a woman’s shape? Yes! It is.
In this free mini-guide I will explain the light setting for a bold series with the Czech Playmate Coxy in great detail.

4 Point Lighting for a Beauty Shot

4 Point Lighting - Beauty Photography

To be clear: Related to an absolute lighting setup there is no such thing as ‘beauty light’. A beauty light may be both soft and glowing or dramatic and dark. This all totally depends on the beauty image you actually visualize in your mind.

Marketa Belonoha Nude Shoot: Beginner’s Luck

The Marketa Belonoha Shoot 2005 - Great Body

Dan’s early shoot with Marketa Belonoha is not his best but it is a good showcase of what is okay and what could have been improved upon. See all tech details, lighting and photos in this mini-guide.

Dan’s Photo Lighting Techniques: “Dramatic Lighting”


Photo Lighting Guide “DRAMA”. The first comprehensive, intuitive visual photo light guide with 3D setups, gear description, lighting diagrams. 5 different, tasteful sexy scenarios with nude model & Playmate Coxy Dominika.

The Basics of Glamour Photo Lighting on an Indoor Shoot

Glamour Photo Lighting with Jenni Czech

The 3 Light Setup is the standard among Indoor Glamour Shots. Learn the Glamour Photo Lighting Basic Arrangement for any shoot. See a full shoot (BTS) & results…

A Blend of 50s Chic and Hollywood Glamour Lighting

50s Chic & Glamour Lighting and Hollywood Blend with Stana

Decent Chic – it’s all about the hair…and the lighting. I had the pleasure of shooting the insanely talented nude art model Stana. See the full shoot (BTS) & results here!