Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating an edgier look with the key light, part of Lighting with Flash: Basics.
All right, so I want to make this light a little edgier, and I want to make this light a little safer.…All right, so drape like you are going to drape.…I want to really try and aim this one to you in a cool way.…So this light is kind of hardish key light. I can make this a gridded light, and we may…do that in just a minute. In fact, I definitely want to do that.…I want to come right up to the edge of where my frame is going to be.…
All right, are you comfy? So get there.…All right, the chair, spring grabbing you in the back of the chair?…Ramona: Yeah. David: They do that to keep you awake.…All right, so look towards me like you are going to look towards me, and I'm going to…walk this light around.…So I'm giving you a little more angle on your face.…I like that; don't change that.…Now, I'm hitting her face, but this light is also lighting her legs as they come down.…I can take the light off of her legs and keep it on her face, as long as I don't move her from…this position, by aiming it up and/or moving it over, because the position of the light…
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- Adding a flash and umbrella
- Using multiple strobes
- Layering and creating a cone of light
- Creating classic ring light glamour