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 »

Scenes with a special story

Did you know that set.a.light 3D is used by creatives for a wide variety of purposes?  Apart from planning a shooting, the 3D studio can also be used to create crazy scenes that would not necessarily be possible in reality. This invites you to let your imagination run wild and to turn the world upside down. So today we present ... Read More »

The Power Of Using Grids With Gels – Video Tutorial with Lindsay Adler

“Grids are really important, especially when you`re working in small spaces. If the light is going where you don`t intend it to and if the light is bouncing on surfaces you don`t intend it to, a grid can help you out.” Lindsay Adler. Based in New York City, fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry, ... Read More »

High Power Posing vs. Low Power Posing – the body language has a huge influence on the effect of your pictures

The body language of your model has an enormous influence on the visual impact of your photos. We tell you how you can support the expressiveness of your pictures by planned posing and show you with examples what is behind the terms “High Power” & “Low Power” Poses. As a photographer, you don’t always get a model in front of ... Read More »

Tanja Maschka creates artistic photographs in the virtual photo studio during the lockdown

Is it possible to create stunning and artistic pictures from home during the lockdown without having to enter a real photo studio? Yes, it is! Tanja Maschka’s artistic photographs are a good example. The trained medical assistant, multi-talented photographer and mother, whose photographic focus so far has mainly been on architecture and landscape photography, uses the possibility of virtual photography, ... Read More »