Highkey Portrait Lighting :: A How To Guide

The set-up is simple. We applied Super White paper tacked to the wall as a backdrop. I used a 580 EXII speedlight to wash the background and a 580 EX speedlight shot through a silk umbrella for my key light. The Umbrella was placed directly in above the camera and in front of the subject.. A 4'x4' foam core fill card was used placed at a 45 degree angle below and in front of the subject.