Nick Fancher is an editorial, music, and commercial photographer that specializes in dramatic lighting, bold colors, and experimental, in-camera techniques. He frequently travels between Los Angeles and Columbus, Ohio, though he is available for commissions worldwide.
While a lot can be done in post-processing, many photographers use studio lighting tricks while shooting to create some fantastic effects. Knowing how to correctly stage lights and how to use colorful gels effectively can help in achieving creative results. We enlisted the help of Felix Barjou, a professional portrait photographer to give us his tips on lighting and color. See how to get his results below and don't forget to check out his amazing light and color setup at the end.