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To followup on my Beauty Photography Lighting Workshop at LACP, this is 3 of 4 short and sweet tutorials that I hope you enjoy.
These posts will cover use of Interfit Photographic lighting equipment. As you know, I am an Interfit Brand Ambassador. And just a note, as an Ambassador I try out, use, and post about their products, but I am not paid to do so. I stand by their products and love the equipment, as well as the company and the people behind the products.
Clamshell lighting is foolproof beauty lighting 101, and we can make it more interesting by adding a hair-light or even lighting the background to create separation and achieve a halo type effect. One light centered front & above the subject, and a little bounce from a white reflector, so we have some shadow under the chin.. plus a strobe with a 40 degree grid directed at the background. The whole effect with the pose and props, reminds me of a painting.
Lens: Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 L series
Settings: ISO:100, 1/125th @ f/5.6
Using a white reflector to bounce the light leaves a little shadow under the chin, which flatters most subjects. Here I make use of 1 Interfit S1 Monolight strobes with a Beauty dish. The background light is an S1 with a 40 degree grid directed at the background. These S1, 500w HSS AC/DC powered strobes are only $749.99 currently down from $999 a unit, already half the price of the competitors. Use my discount code for an extra 10% off EMERY10
Here's some BTS of the set-up
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