Lighting notebook: Four-light meta shoot


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Lighting notebook: Four-light meta shoot

Okay, not much sense on doing a lighting diagram here, because nearly every light source is in the picture. It's a little bit of a stretch, we were talking about on the last jump out for the diagrams, pushing and trying different things. And we had a beautiful subject, a neat room, and bunch of flashes sitting around, so that's exactly what I tried to do with this setup. We've got a couple of things to consider here. The ambient exposure is going to be keyed off the available light coming through the window. I want a to tone in there, and that gives me a complete silhouette in this room before we start adding flash, other than that window, which obviously is going to be backlit by the ambient light.

So let's work this from the back. We've got two RIM lights and those RIM lights have CTO-- or Color, Temperature, Orange--filters, and those are the common conversion filters that change flashlight into tungsten color. And that gives a nice color to the wrap light in the b...

Lighting notebook: Four-light meta shoot
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