Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video The photo shoot, part of Lighting with Flash: Capturing a Dancer in Motion.
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Yeah, yeah, three quarters.…You can keep everything on.…So, face away from me, and you were coming over.…Wait, which shoulder were you over? Okay, good.…I was going crazy here for a second. Okay.…I am just going to look.…I am just going to look and take a test. Okay.…So, here is my very first test, and I am already being okay with this, but I want to work this more. Okay?…So, I am going to micromanage this light so it sculpts your back.…
You see how different that is now?…This is like, by day, she is a dancer, by night, assassin ninja.…I like that little catch that's happening on your eye right there too.…I don't know if I want to leave that or not.…But this little wrap on your shoulder, that's what that other picture didn't have.…So, that's all that's coming from the top.…So we are defining you.…So, I think maybe turn away from you a little more, and I will just catch a little less…of your face. And I am going to play.…And I want you to think tight with your back, so, well not like -yeah, but like you are about to take--…
- 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