Lighting Techniques

How Photographers Are Crafting Poppy, Energetic Lighting for Clients

September 13, 2016

By Holly Stuart Hughes


Eric Ray Davidson photographed the cast of Empire for The Hollywood Reporter, working with the mirrored walls to bounce his hard, frontal light.

What do you think of when you hear the word “poppy?” It’s how Ramona Rosales’s clients describe her style. Jenifer Gobie of Entertainment Weekly, for example, says she recently hired Ramona Rosales to photograph Bebe Rexha “because of her poppy light and energetic photographs that can pull the reader in.” In describing why she likes photographer Eric Ray Davidson’s celebrity...

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