Lighting notebook: Blacksmith shop


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Lighting notebook: Blacksmith shop

So this was, this was a deceptively complicated picture for me. Normally I'm really not worried when I walk into a dark room in fact I'd rather walk into a dark room than, than a light room. But this room was exceedingly dark. And, and that's not a bad thing. The worst thing it was, it was even darker In the back, and we had no place to hide a light. but let's take a look just at our main subject matter from the top. You have Alvin our blacksmith. So, expertly rendered by yours truly at his anvil. And that's sort of the angle he's working at.

And then right behind him you've got the forge which is very, very hot back there, and really precludes our being able to stick a light behind it. It's its, you know, you're going to be sweating if you're working right next to that, its not the place you're going to be sticking a plastic flash. So, here's a straight environmental picture with Sebastian one of the people working with us t...

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Lighting notebook: Blacksmith shop provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by David Hobby as part of the Lighting with Flash: On Location, from Close Up to Portrait

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