Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video The first test shots, part of Lighting with Flash: Capturing a Dancer in Motion.
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Okay, we need a little more light out of this I think.…Do not try this at home. I'm a professional.…So I'm going to focus on the mark, just as a dumb guess.…All right, go ahead and pop through that just like you did,…Okay, let's take a quick look at this. You want to look? Stephanie Yezek: Sure.…
Okay, so I'm missing you just a little bit, so I may move that.…Stephanie: Oh! I was like, what is that black? It's my pants. It's interesting.…It's very flamingo actually.…Yes, yes, oh yeah the layer, definitely.…So I may move your mark a little bit that way, like two feet maybe, because I got…so much room on the light on the other side.…I would like to get this other, this background light, higher.…I'm going to have to to switch stands, and I want to take it down in intensity just a little bit, so…if you can give me just a moment.…
This one looks fine. So I'm going to move your mark this way.…How's this floor on your feet? Are you okay. Okay, great!…Is it better than the rocks and glass we had on the--…
- Assessing a space and setting up a background
- Lighting a background to create a "blow-away white"
- Working with umbrellas and ring light adaptors
- Lighting to show musculature and form