Lighting notebook: Beekeeper portrait


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Lighting notebook: Beekeeper portrait

Okay, so here is an overhead look at what I saw when I walked up, and this is we were looking from maybe 10 feet overhead. We've got bushes at camera left and we got a hive in the background, and most important looking off into the trees at the back camera, I'm looking through some late fall, not too many leaves still on the trees but little sun happening in the back there. so first thing I'm going to do is I'm going to take a picture of my own hand on daylight, white balance, and automatic exposure.

I'm shooting wide open with a, with a 35 millimeter lens because I want to throw that out of focus a little bit in the background, but the first thing I noticed here is that my hand is obviously too cool. it's being lit by open shade which is happening over my, over my back camera shoulder right. so the hand is lit okay but if, but if I drop that down a little the beehive is definitely going to get dark in the back and the, the trees are going to get a ...

Lighting notebook: Beekeeper portrait
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Lighting notebook: Beekeeper portrait 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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