Necessity, it's said, is the mother of invention. And when it comes to creatively illuminating portraits without much gear, you've definitely got to be inventive.
Bob Davis runs through several creative scenarios using just a few simple tools, including Westcott's Halo and Apollo soft boxes, an orange flash gel and speed lights. While Davis frames his tutorial around groom portraits, the tips can apply to other portrait scenarios as well.
It's definitely worth your four minutes.