Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Lighting notebook: Soccer kids portrait, part of Lighting with Flash: Sports from Action to Portraits.
Okay, we're finish with the soccer action shoot and we got a few minutes left. …And again this is these are family friends. …This is Gerald and Andrew are the two blond goalkeepers, for instance. …We're shooting not too long before Christmas and we got all the lights set up. …So rather than just tear everything down, why not take just five to ten minutes …and, and I want to make a a quick shot of them. …Their twins, do a nice print for their mom for Christmas. …but why not, really? your lights are set up, you're good to …go, it's crazy not to do this. Especially when you realize that you can …output nice 5 by 7s or 8 by 10s at Costco, for under a buck.…
So we're going to take a really quick change up to the light, and make it very …similar to what we were using for the action shots. …And now we got Gerald and Andrew here in front of the goal, and camera straight on. …So what we're going to do is to bring in these these REM lights, bring them in a …little tighter. Because we know exactly where the …
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