Setting the stage


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Setting the stage

(MUSIC) All right, so we've moved out into a room a little bit now, and you can start to see how these cool windows are giving us lots of lighting options. Those are all ambient light options, and I want to use those to build a picture using strobe, just a couple of small flashes. This is a straight--let me turn this off so it doesn't fire off into Dave's face. This is a straight bare strobe, and it has about 2 square inches of light. This is that same strobe and a small softbox. This is made by LumiQest, and it's a LumiQuest Softbox III, one of my absolute favorite little lighting mounts. I use it all the time, and here's what I like about it. It's not a soft light source, and it's not a hard light source.

So if I bring it really, really close to someone's face, it starts to become a wrapping light source. It's a good for a head shot. I mean literally like this distance away, lighting, putting it right up close to someone's face, and maybe we'...

Setting the stage
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Setting the stage provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by David Hobby as part of the Lighting with Flash: Basics

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