Lighting Techniques

Nick Fancher on Photographing Kevin Hart in Vibrant Shadows

February 20, 2018

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Nick Fancher

Nick Fancher chose light sources that allowed him to pack light and shoot variations quickly. The simplicity of the setup also impressed his subject.

Client: HartBeat Productions; Wisdom Tucker, creative director On a recent assignment to photograph comedian Kevin Hart, photographer Nick Fancher employed some of his favorite techniques for adding colored shadows to a portrait. The image—made with light sources gelled blue and yellow—was one of four he shot for Hart’s production company, HartBeat Productions, for use in marketing materials and merchandise during...

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