Portrait scenario: Athlete


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Portrait scenario: Athlete

I knew I wanted something creative and edgy for this portrait of Craig. He is an athlete with amazing muscle definition. And I set my lights to show that in the photo. Natalie Fobes: Bring that strip box around, please! Sam: This one here? Natalie Fobes: Yeah. And I want it coming in on an angle from the back. Okay, so go ahead and flip that on and we'll take a look at what's going on. Right now it's in the horizontal position. I don't want it in the horizontal position, because it's wrapping too much around his body.

So make it vertical. Sam: Can I just turn it? Natalie Fobes: You can just turn it, yeah. The diffusion at this point is just making the light bigger, so I'm still getting this strip all the way down to about here, the light coming in. But it doesn't have that soft wraparound look. And in this case, we're moving it back to the point where it's really hard again, which is cool! What I'm looking for is a really distinct light ...

Portrait scenario: Athlete
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Portrait scenario: Athlete provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Natalie Fobes as part of the Lighting for Photographers: Portraiture

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