Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video About the lighting: Setup four, part of Insights on Building a Photography Business.
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All right, time for the light.…Let's see, this is fairly simple obviously one thing it's, it's obvious that my…key light's coming from up here, if you want to back it out a little bit.…Again, we got a grided 12 by 12…Rosco LitePad Axiom, thank you Rosco, you're awesome.…and, and, and again I'm working at the edge of the light.…So you can see how the light is falling off as it goes down my face.…If I were to move closer in, that light's going to look very different.…But I'm looking just at the edge of the light.…And if I were to take this light and move it…around and point it towards me, again, it's going to look very different.…
But, I like to work just at the edge of the light.…I'm going to look down at my monitor to make…sure I've got that right here, if you'll excuse me.…So, working on the edge of the light, helps me light…from this, but it also helps this side to go dark.…I can do that with a flag or a gobo, just put in between me like that.…Lots of different ways you can do it, but having an edge…to a light source, and these little light pads definitely have an edge…
A compass point is a set of guidelines aimed at helping you arrive at the intersection of your personal interests and your business goals. In this course, David talks about his experiences running a photography business that's rooted in photojournalism and the community where he lives. The course combines honest advice and practical techniques from a photographer with firsthand experience setting up a successful business.
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