|Hard||Soft||Hard + Reflector||Soft + Reflector|
Backdrop – one stop brighter than key light. Typically f11 vs f8.
Need 4 lights and a lot of space. Typically the background lights would be approx 2m from backdrop, and subject needs to be further still.
Could use reflector instead of fill light, or could use one light, maybe a beauty dish or a ring light. Could add a hair light too.
Could use foam boards, V Flats or flags to help prevent spill from background lights.
I couldn’t find any good soutces for the different options when shooting with a ringflash.
This tests are using the ringflash, in this case a Broncolor Ringflash C, as a main and only light.Continue reading “Ringflash Lighting”
Hard Light vs Soft Light
One Light Set-Ups
Classic 4 Light High Key Set-Up
This is the text book high key beauty set-up that has been used by photographers for years to create classic high-key beauty images. It was the first beauty set-up I was taught when I studied fashion photography at London College of Fashion.
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