Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Lighting with Flash: Basics.
Okay, so that did not turn out the way I planned, which is just kind of cool thing…because we're at the end of the day, we've had a lot of different little neat shoots…in what is basically a white room with a bunch of windows around it.…I came in with a set sheet, I want to do this, I want to do this, I want to do this, I want…to do this, and pretty quickly we saw how willing Ramona was to go with the flow, and…it seemed like a waste to photograph her in just really staid preconceived looks.…So, we tried to push the glam just a little but further each time and ended up with something…that looked almost film noir at the end, which is kind of neat…because this is a white room with daylight streaming in and we were able to completely control that.…
And I also thought that was a little meta, meta, with the photographers, teaching photographers…being shot by other photographers, shooting people and including the lights in.…So, it's a little bit of a visual play on words, and I always enjoy doing that kind of thing.…
- Starting with window light
- Adding a flash and umbrella
- Using multiple strobes
- Layering and creating a cone of light
- Creating classic ring light glamour