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


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Ed Hidden, exclusive photographer (Flickr)

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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
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