Shooting a profile portrait


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Shooting a profile portrait

Douglas Kirkland: So what we are doing here is quite a different look than we have done with the soft boxes a few minutes ago. We have one soft box here on the bottom acting as a fill light, but fundamentally, we have this one sort of lighting, I'll call it coming-from-heaven-up-above lighting, which will become Owen's profile. One and a half there, and I want this much weaker. Douglas: Now, would you weaken this? Have you weakened this to a maximum? Miranda: Are they split? (inaudible speech) Douglas: Okay, then the next thing we will do is walk away with this. It's that simple.

You have all of these controls. Actually, as strange as it may seem, our key is really right there. It's 11 1/2 there, in the shadow here. Now, it's more like it, it's 8.3. That's what I want, a full stop less there. And now let's see what we have here in the background. It's going to be pretty bright. It is bright. It's 16.3, which will be just fine. Okay, I think we are ready for-...

Shooting a profile portrait
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Shooting a profile portrait provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Douglas Kirkland as part of the Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Shooting with a Medium-Format Camera

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