One image is more valuable than one thousand words, but when it comes to learn on lighting techniques, an only image is even more valuable.
Maurice Mc Duff Studio McMomo, from the canadian photographers association QuebecPhotos, have prepared a set of photos with different lighting schemes, along an explanation and visual schematics for each one of them, explaining how he did them. An excellent opportunity to learn about new lighting schemes and to see how each detail in the scheme its later reflected in the final photo.
1. Two superposed softboxes on the left. Value F8 @ ISO 100
2. One light with a diffuser to cut the subject shadow on the background
3. Hair light from the top
4. Silver reflector near the subject
1. Two superposed softboxes on the left. Value F6,7 @ ISO 100
2. One light with a diffuser to cut the subject's shadow on the background
Maurice Mc Duff (Studio McMomo), a semi-retired worker who've rediscovered the passion of photography after a long 20 years interlude. He defines himself as a self-taught amateur portraitist working with professional tools. He shares his passion with numerous photographers, models and other artists by supporting a french speaking photography web forum based in Montreal, Canada. Quebec photos.
He gives free studio workshops to beginners and help develop new model portfolios: "I wish to become an accomplished artist and I dream to find another Adriana Lima!"