Understanding Photography Lighting with a Single Egg [Video]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on April 9th, 2012

In this informative video, veteran photographer Joe Edelman demonstrates the basics of photography lighting with a humble egg.

An egg is an excellent shape for experimenting with and studying lighting because the curved surfaces provide a nice clean gradient to study how the light wraps and falls as you move around the light source. Check out the video above to see Edelman’s full demonstration of the humble egg as a photography teaching tool.

[via DIY Photography]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 04/9/12
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