Monday Night, One light, Damn Right.
Mar04

Monday Night, One light, Damn Right.

Hey everybody The post is kinda late however on the night of march the 2nd 2009 which so happens to be a monday, I had a portrait session in my not so new anymore makeshift studio. My model was a beautiful young lady by the name of Nickel, Whom I enjoyed working with so much. She understood the aim of the session. “Me Trying to Suck Less than I usually do”./ I wont reveal the amount of frames that I shot or how long it took me to get keepers. But I did get it eventually. Working with one light with a shoot through umbrella as my ownly modifier was kinda tricky at first but eventually I started to get a few things going. Here are two images from the session. Difficulties faced during that session were I suck lack of space Lacking Artistic Direction – expressions, poses I over came number one if even by just a single digit percentage value. The space Nothing can be done about that at the moment. and the artistic direction I’m still weak on it, but I’ll continue to shoot till I over come it. I should be shooting her in a few days time. I’ll try my best to plan more and hopefully my next strobe will be here by...

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Lighting Exercise: The weekend of Light
Mar02

Lighting Exercise: The weekend of Light

February ended pretty cool in my opinion. Friday night I had a field day.. erm night lighting glass followed by smoke at home in my recent studio (pics coming soon) which i turned a room at home into. Used foam core as the backdrop and base. Plexi Glass to pick up a reflection of the glass and the strobe behind the foam core backdrop to give that rim lighting effect on the glass. Here’s a sample shot from that whole session. I had a bit of color problems cuz of my horrid tungsten lighting. but a piece of white paper which i used as my white balance card to use a custom white balance sorted all of that out.

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