Setting up a behind-the-scenes shot


show more Setting up a behind-the-scenes shot provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by David Hobby as part of the Lighting with Flash: Basics show less
please wait ...

Setting up a behind-the-scenes shot

All right, it's the end of the day, we're all getting a little bit loopy--and by all I mean mostly me--and we've gone through some really standard stuff, straight light, adding a light with ambient, kind of working against the whole room, and then getting a little crazy over in front of the red. I wanted to either bring this back to center or just keep pushing it a little bit. And I think it is a very good idea to be willing to push your failure zone. That is to say if you're not falling down, you're not skiing fast enough.

Every photographer I know who is consistently creating neat work is willing to fail, and there's one named Bill Allard, William Albert Allard, who says an interesting failure is far better than a boring success. So I feel pretty good because I've had a lot of interesting failures and some of them happened today. And what we wanted to do is to have sort of a meta-picture, and by that I mean a lighting photographer's picture in this out...

Setting up a behind-the-scenes shot
Video duration: 1m 55s 1h 50m Appropriate for all

Viewers:

Setting up a behind-the-scenes shot provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by David Hobby as part of the Lighting with Flash: Basics

Subject:
Photography
Author:
please wait ...