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post #1 of Old 08-26-2013, 04:54 PM Thread Starter
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This is my 2nd attempt at studio lighting. Its a two light setup with a key light and hair light. Let me know what you think. Thanks! Shot with 5dm2 24-70 or 70-200
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post #2 of Old 08-28-2013, 05:15 PM
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Not sure. The lights look like they get the job done. I like the B&W shot. I am a big fan of B&W. Can you dim the lights? I guess I am a big fan of mood lighting too. Sorry I couldn't be more help. I like the shots better when her head is turned away from the lights. My eyes keep going to the reflection in the sunglasses.
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post #3 of Old 09-02-2013, 06:13 AM
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You captured the curves of her nose, lips & attitude perfectly in the black and white photo. With no color here karizma does not show through as well or maybe she was just not as happy in that photo. I agree the reflection in the lenses takes away from those photos.
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post #4 of Old 04-24-2014, 03:49 PM
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Good job for your second time! When lighting it's important to keep in mind what it's going to do to the skin of the person you're photographing. Pale and/or oily skin tends to wash out really bad. Dark skin tends to get hot spots. You counteract pale or oily skin with a foundation or by diffusing the light. You counteract hot spots on dark skin by using indirect or diffused light. I see from her glasses that you're using an umbrella, which is good to learn with. But a hotbox can do you a lot of favors in seeing how the person's skin is going to look.

Good luck!
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post #5 of Old 04-04-2015, 01:53 PM
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The shots you captured are really mind blowing its really worth to watch your images.
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