Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Another pose, part of Lighting with Flash: Capturing a Dancer in Motion.
So show me which way--show me how you want to jump and then let's rotate you around and…see what the best angle is going to be for that, see more that way.…Try, yeah, try that, see what that--okay, rotate that 30 degrees and try that again,…because yeah, the arm wasn't a problem at all.…That's cool, that's cool, and I could light you from the back, which puts your face in…the light but your armpit in the shadow.…And I can dial that shadow up and down with the Orbis Ray Flash.…So, yes remember that angle, and I am going to take this light,…I am going to wrap it around and get you from the other side, okay?…All right, it's going to take me two or three minutes.…
Yeah, let's pull this. So we are going to slide it over to camera left and then we are…going to pull it down and just literally just rotate the beam around to flip that flash, okay?…I've learned not to keep it up all the time when I am moving it around like that.…At least--I think I got it, yeah.…It's balanced really well, so when we fixed the balance earlier--…
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- Lighting a background to create a "blow-away white"
- Working with umbrellas and ring light adaptors
- Lighting to show musculature and form