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 »

Creativity in every corner

Set.a.light 3D enables completely new possibilities to express and shape your creativity. Our community member Pedersen was particularly creative and created this incredible setup with set.a.light 3D, which is not only a real eye-catcher in its finished version. If you take a look at the studio view, you can see the full extent of creativity and dedication that Pedersen has ... Read More »

Let´s be alone… together

Current information about Corona (Covid-19)The current situation demands special attention and responsibility from all of us for ourselves and our fellow human beings. We at elixxier hope that the global situation will stabilize again soon and that you and your loved ones can get through this difficult time healthy and safely. Our team is still available for you on all ... Read More »

From concept to light – Julien Apruzzese talks about his methodology of creating an image

“ Light is everything. Painters start on white canvas. We start on black canvas and so paint lights. And with excellent light, the difference between cameras becomes minimal.” Julien Apruzzese is passionate about art and science. Working as a photographer and retoucher, he sees himself as an image creator. Like a painter, the realistic rendering hardly pleases him, he prefers ... Read More »

Official Release – set.a.light 3D V2.5

It’s time! set.a.light 3D V2.5 with the new community platform (beta) is available! The lighting simulator for photographers and filmmakers! The upgrade is FREE for all V2.0 owners! (See the FAQ below for more information)! Say hello to a new and powerful platform for the exchange of lighting setup and lighting knowledge – directly in set.a.light 3D! The new community ... Read More »