Moving closer reduces the blue lighting effect of the intervening water. But when you move closer, you risk your lighting overshooting your subject. So employ the distance rule, and move your strobes in closer to the camera.
- [Instructor] In this movie, we're going to take a look…at what the lighting situation looks like…when we get closer to our foreground subject,…and this is going to be our first demonstration…of putting that strobe distance rule into practice.…And so here we are looking at that bird's eye view…at the set-up that we demonstrated in the previous movie,…but now let's say we decide to move closer…to our foreground subject.…Well, notice that our strobes are still as far out…as they ever were, which means that…because we've moved forward, notice that I've drawn a line…here between the lens element and the face…of the foreground subject itself,…but even though that line has shortened,…the distance from that point to the strobes…is the same as it ever was, so the two are…no longer equal, and so, Hourigan,…if I understand things correctly, that means…we no longer have convergence.…
- [Hourigan] We do have convergence,…but it's happening behind our subject,…and we want it to be happening at our subject,…so what we would do is, since our distance…
- Wide-angle optics
- Blending and contrasting exposure
- Controlling exposure with aperture
- Lighting underwater
- Shooting on walls and slopes
- Composing underwater shots
- Capturing rays of sunlight
- Going in for close focus
- Post-processing in Lightroom
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What Is Wide Angle?
5. Special Techniques
6. Post Processing
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