Lighting test

Spent the day in the studio testing out the lighting.

I struggled at first to find the correct set up to achieve the desired effect, but eventually found a set up that worked quite well.

 

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In a dark studio i set a black background and added 2 white diffuser boards to bounce light back into subject.

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For the light source i used the soft box  with the modeling light on full power the flash on full

20131113-214419.jpgThe model was positioned at a distance from background to prevent light spill from the soft box affecting the blacks of the background

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The camera was set to rear curtain sync flash mode, with an aperture of f16 and a 2 second shutter drag.

 

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