Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Taking the final shots, part of Lighting with Flash: On Location from Close Up to Portrait.
David: And this is, ok, so. From here on out we're going to be making …real pictures, so, I want you to, and I know you're not used to posing for …pictures and such. But I really want you to just relax and …be yourself. what happens if you let the instrument …strap, let me see how much room I've got. It's going to be hard for me to get him. …What happens if I do a vertical like that? …Now, we want them up but, just think about, don't think about present them. …Just, just, just not here is hammer, here is gold metal. …I am natural now. but, but, just, just just kind of drop …back and, and forget about the fact that you're having your picture made a little bit.…
And, I know that's really easier said than done. …And I get that and this is a root canal in a lot of ways but, but that's a …pretty, that's a pretty natural position for you. …Albin: I have a question. David: Yes sir. …Albin: Where should my eyes be looking? David: You know what, I may have you end …at the, if, so pretend that steel is glowing for a second there. …
- Uncluttering the background of close-up shots
- Adding flash and refining exposure
- Setting up lighting for a portrait
- Organizing photo meet-ups that have a purpose