Softbox portrait critique


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Softbox portrait critique

I feel the shoot with Owen went really well. He is a great subject, and I want to really just show you some of the things that we did, and go through the process. We shot with a Polaroid to begin with, because that's the only way you can really see what you are getting with a film camera. Let can't look in the back of the camera. It's not there. So we do Polaroids like this, and when we do Polaroids, we look at a number of things--first the lighting. Here I'm using two soft boxes. There is one, the key soft box, that's really just above the lens, and that's the overall light. And then there is another one that's very weak down below, and you can just see a little twinkle in his eye from that one. But in the background, about two or three yards back, we have a spotlight on the background, just to give this slightly bright glow and darken the edges slightly.

But there is one remaining element that I want to talk about because I felt it very much as I was looking ...

Softbox portrait critique
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Softbox portrait critique 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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