Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Making refinements, part of Lighting with Flash: Capturing a Dancer in Motion.
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That boom is really, really useful right now, because we can get that light all the way up and over…her, but we don't have to worry about her crashing into a stand or having a stand popping into the picture.…Okay. So, you're ready. You want to tr--…Let's get one more test, and then we'll try to shoot some--shoot with real bullets.…I'm still not married to those accent lights.…I don't know whether I want to include them and have that rim light you, or maybe put…one right behind you, knowing that I'm going to have to cut out the stand, and let that…throw some layers of texture into the translucent parts of your dress as you're coming by.…
So, I am just going to focus on the mark here, okay? If I can see it. Oh!…There she is. Okay, stand right there. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Thank you very much.…All set. Okay, thank you.…Now come on through.…
That's nicer. That's nicer!…You've got a really nice point and extension as you're going across there, and I'm trying…to--Really work on the hip rotation when you're going around too, because that gives you a really nice look.…
- Assessing a space and setting up a background
- Lighting a background to create a "blow-away white"
- Working with umbrellas and ring light adaptors
- Lighting to show musculature and form