Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video The photo shoot, part of Lighting with Flash: Capturing a Dancer in Motion.
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