Exploring the Brenizer panorama technique
using a virtual studio setting

set.a.light 3D is a powerful environment to experiment with various lighting setups and to prepare for actual shoots. In addition, it is a great tool to demonstrate and teach lighting techniques. The software’s capabilities however are not limited to the field of lighting: its flexible features and high-quality image rendering make it suitable for broader photographic exploration. In the following ... Read More »

Shooting Concepts: Athletic Sports Sets

Athletic Motion + Compositional Dynamics: “Fitness and sports photography is capturing humans in athletic movements and other fitness activities related to an individual’s health, well-being, and performance.” The above quote from photographer Leila Brewster is precisely what today’s excursion is all about: Shooting concepts from our community legends that involve various aspects of “athlete photography”.  It’s not only since we ... Read More »

Underrated Umbrellas: Simple Lighting Setups

Umbrella PortraitsLighting Blueprints + Concept Inspiration Yes, they spill light all over the place. And an umbrella’s beam is hard to control, and modifying the light’s (or shadow’s) characteristic is impossible. Especially the basic, generic white shoot-through fellow presents himself as a dull tool.But, besides being a criminally cheap modifier – the small generic umbrella, that is – it’s also ... Read More »

Patch to V2.5.8d available!

It’s that time again! There is a new update for set.a.light 3D V2.5.8, which is free for all users of V2.0-2.5.8! We are very happy to present you new features and content. Start your set.a.light 3D and the update will be shown directly. Run the update and you have all the new features :) Get the patch now to version ... Read More »

Patch to V2.5.8c available!

There is a new update! Get the patch now to version V2.5.8c Update at a glance V2.5.8cPatch for version 2.5.8(a) NEW: Autosave (Saving a backup every 6 minutes)NEW: The camera can now be focused manually (in the detailed settings)The room can now be enlarged up to 100 metersContinuous light can now be replaced directly by monolight (drag & drop)Bugs fixedThe ... Read More »

set.a.light 3D Review – PhotographyPX

This review was written by PhotographyPX. We are very pleased to receive an award for our software and to share this review with you, which gives a good overview of set.a.light 3D! Enjoy reading! :) Introduction Studio lighting is often one of the most challenging skills to master in photography. Unfortunately, some online retailers have over 1,300 softboxes listed, hundreds ... Read More »

set.a.light 3D V2.5.8 is out now! Boost your creativity with a host of new possibilities

Out now! set.a.light 3D V2.5.8 A FREE update for all V 2.0–2.5.6 users! Set light to your imagination! Today, we’re excited to announce that set.a.light 3D V2.5.8 is now available! With our newest update we’ve added some long-awaited features and have implemented plenty of user feedback requests. This opens up so many new possibilities when using set.a.light 3D, whether planning ... Read More »

Turning Your Photography Hobby into a Full-Time Career

Renowned American photographer Aaron Siskind once said: “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” Photography, in its many forms, continues to be a beloved pastime around the globe with countless individuals engaging in it on a regular basis. While many ... Read More »

set.a.light 3D V2.5.5 is here: New Lights, new models, scrims and lots of new content

set.a.light 3D V2.5.5 is here! (Free for all V2 Users) We`re happy to announce, that set.a.light 3D V2.5.5 is out! This Update is HUGE and brings new tools that extend your ability to create more complex lighting setups and creations, improves the handling of 3D objects and offers totally new combination options and much more. Explore the new features  Whether you’re ... Read More »