Travails with my camera

A Three Light Low-key Setup

Trying out Studio Lighting

3 lights, as shown in the following diagram:

  1. Light to left of camera is the key light with softbox – It is above the model pointing down crating the major lighting of the face.
  2. Light to right of camera – the fill light with softbox – is there to control how dark the shadows are. Not to remove the shadows completely.
  3. The light next to the backdrop is there to create a small halo to separate the model from the background and give some three dimensional looks to the photo. It’s the rim light and has a snoot pointing the light at the head and torso only.

It’s critically important that the lights are set so that the dark backround the camera can see is not lit!!

Trying out Studio Lighting


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