Quote Originally Posted by cliveh View Post
I think some of the best indoor portraits are taken with the subject next to a window using natural light. You can then use a white sheet or card to reflect some light into the other half of the face. However, if you want a white background you will need to light it as such, but grey backgrounds can look really good.
Start like this. Window light is usually beautiful. And free. Studio lights, backdrop, and stands will set you back $1000.