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Category Archives: Lighting
A fabulous picture of Natsuki Doll, with whom I had the immense pleasure of shooting with.
At first look, this picture seems easy and complicated at the same time. Make up is the key to the picture, it is about cosmetics, light only highlights this. To make a dramatic image and one that lives well … Continue reading
Have you found your unique signature through development techniques?
Here is a simple image , easier to do than most others. I want to show you that with very little equipment you can produce excellent results. This setting is nothing more than large window light coming from behind the … Continue reading
A fun picture revisited. Originally thought to be better in colour, yet is splendid in B&W. The carbon tones are all LightRoom settings on top of Canon CR2 raw files. Here’s how! This one involves two lights for … Continue reading
As drab as it may seem the original was intentionally shot this way. Leaving headroom in the highlights avoids clipping the channels when you do extreme conversions from raw, and betters your chances for banding free edits in Photoshop or … Continue reading
That is a while back. Looking at that I still see the image quality with the 5D superior than the 5DMKII. Since it was done, the improved process engine in LR would have made it better. The settings in LR … Continue reading
So to start off, this was a magazine series, being quite retro . Since it had smoke in it, yes luckily the girl is a heavy smoker, I had to ensure a hefty side or side back light. At the … Continue reading
One of my timeless classics that stays that way due to the simplicity in light. It is a large Octa from above centre but not extremely high maybe 30º. It is also turned down, and towards the camera. It is … Continue reading
The easiest and fastest way to light beauty is place the light slightly above centre directly forward say 30º downwards, and add a reflector below centre angled to pick up light and redirect light from the main source to fill … Continue reading