Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Lighting notebook: Fencers in action, part of Lighting with Flash: Sports, from Action to Portraits.
Okay, here we are at the last of the photo diagrams. …And, and this is what I want to get in to a little bit, to make sure we have plenty …of understanding before we walk away from this. …first we talked about, in the in the group shot for the fencers, what it takes …to get in to a situation like this. And this is the picture that I saw in my …mind although frankly, not with this cool of a pose from the fencers. …When I walked into the, into the fencing arena the fencing little place in the …warehouse where the Baltimore Fencing Club works. …And, I was picking up my daughter from a, from a fencing camp and I, I could just …see this picture in my mind, but it did not look like this.…
There's jumbles of wires everywhere and the room is a fluorescent lit room and …all kinds of weird things that, that are happening in reality which I do not want …happening in my picture. So, we're going to go through the process …of turning this room and I'm going to show you what the room really looks like …
In the second half of the course, David photographs a group of fencers, transforming the bland lighting in a gym and freezing the athletes' action as they leap. Afterwards, he shoots a group portrait of the fencing club.
- Setting up a multi-strobe shoot
- Capturing athletes in action
- Balancing fading daylight with flash
- Tips for using color gels and flash accessories, from cold shoes to softboxes