Insights on lighting and urban beekeeping


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Insights on lighting and urban beekeeping

Alright. So, technically this shoot was very different than most shoots that I do and that normally I'm thinking about lighting the subject first, and then lighting the environment. The light source that was lighting Jim was, was literally open shade which is being over powered by the sun as it's setting now but, but at the time that we shot he was catching coolish open shade light pushing into the woods. So if I let that shade light him and then fix any problems I need to fix with a gridded flash. And, and we did that exactly by popping a gridded SB800 into his, his face behind the black mask.

So I was able to bring just his face up, leave him lit by the blue ambient light and the other light we had in this frame is what we call a special, which is designed just to do one thing. And that was a gridded flashback in the woods just barely popping the hive, so we can bring it up in a subtle way, but not hit you over the head with a hammer, here I am beehive. it's ...

Insights on lighting and urban beekeeping
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Insights on lighting and urban beekeeping provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by David Hobby as part of the Lighting with Flash: Portrait of a Beekeeper and His Bees

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