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How to shoot neon light portrait photography by Gab Loste

How to shoot neon light portrait photography by Gab Loste

Want to learn a new technique in photography?

You can see this simple yet impressive photography approach from the works of popular photographers like Brandon Woelfel. Just imagine you’ll be able to shoot awe-inspiring portrait photos of your clients or friends that they’ll surely love. This great photography technique is best done at low lights, preferably after the sunset.

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We’re talking about neon light portrait photography technique.

To give you quick picture of how to do it, the photographer shoots a portrait shot of the model with help of the neon lights. These neon lights are often seen at restaurant signage. You’ll add the colorful mix of light to your model’s portrait. If done properly, you’ll be able to produce beautiful neon light portraits!

No wonder why the neon portrait photography video tutorial by Gab Loste was an instant hit on Facebook. In the said video, Gab shares how he actually did his 5-step technique of shooting the neon portraits using simple props by making your photo into stunning art.

The video was done with the help of his friends, Steffi Ramos as his muse, Rafa Uson, and David Pelayo, the one who filmed. As of this writing, Gab’s post has already viewed more than 3 Million times, gathered 37K, and shared close to 10K times.

Watch and learn to the video below:

Gab’s recommended camera manual settings:

  • Aperture at widest (f/1.8 or f/1.4)
  • Shutter speed: 1/125th / Hand hold in dark situations
  • ISO: lowest *Note though, however, that when you expose properly, that you should know your camera because depending on what camera you have, you can underexpose a bit and then bring back the details later in post (editing)

Supplementary:

Below are the awesome neon portraits of Steffi, shot by Gab:

photography by Gab Loste

 

photography by Gab Loste

 

photography by Gab Loste

 

photography by Gab Loste

 

photography by Gab Loste

 

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