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 »


What do you do when you have to produce a stylized shoot on a shoestring budget? Use colors and paper, of course. I was hired by designer Ofek Bergman to shoot her new clothing collection. Well, hired is not really the term here, as it was more of a pro bono for a starving art student. As usual with this ... Read More »


Shortly before Halloween we challenged our community members to build something spooky with set.a.light 3D! There were many amazing spooky submissions. We saw spooky skeletons, possessed people, ghosts and witches.Thanks to each of you who shared your spooky vision with us. To make a final decision was really hard for us, because you all were very creative and created remarkable ... Read More »

Tips and tricks from 10 outstanding photographers from around the world

You´re looking for inspiring photographers, new ideas and individual advice and help?  That’s perfect! Today we introduce you to ten photographers, who will give you tips and advice about photography and the right lighting. 1. Lindsay Adler New York City-based fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry, not only as a photographer but also as ... Read More »

15 Essential Shortcuts for set.a.light 3D

Shortcuts are essential for effective work.  Moving the mouse to the desired object, to click on it and then enter the menu takes a lot of time and is simply no fun. In this video you will get to know 15 essential shortcuts for set.a.light 3D, that will help you to speed up your workflow. 15 Essential Shortcuts for set.a.light ... Read More »

In the studio with Ron Hautau – Get creative with colored gels + Lighting Setups explained

Cincinnati (Ohio) based photographer Ron Hautau created a dynamic and colorful lighting series in set.a.light 3D, that will catch your eye. Using colored gels, he was able to manipulate the light in a direction of an art aesthetic.He explains, that some of these setups were inspired by futuristic sci-fi movies, like “Ghost in the Shell” and that he played with ... Read More »