LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E051 Lionel Deluy

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with commercial and celebrity portrait photographer Lionel Deluy.


Bill Crawford, publisher of (Flickr)
Ed Hidden, exclusive photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (

Special Guest:

Lionel Deluy, commercial and celebrity portrait photographer.

Lionel Deluy

Lionel Deluy Photos

LightSource Episode 51 (Interview Series) [60:52 minutes]



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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Lionel Deluy discusses:

  • Growing up with a passion for photography
  • Working as a photo studio assistant in Paris
  • His rapid fire shooting style
  • Never planning anything
  • Being inspired by your subject
  • When to use a ring flash
  • Differences between photographing men and women
  • His love of digital photography
  • Canon equipment and favorite light tools
  • Creating a dark portrait, using grids and bowl reflectors
  • Dealing with burn outAdvice to beginner photographersBeing a photographer on America’s
  • Next Top Model, Episode 904

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