Headshots in a Home Studio
Feb23

Headshots in a Home Studio

I had the opportunity to shoot this young lady a few weeks ago. I set up some lights in my house and used one of my walls as the background. The lighting was done with two Hensel studio strobes and an SB900 flash set to slave mode. The last image in the gallery shows the lighting setup with the two main strobes on either side and the flash pointing up through a diffuser just in front of the subject. A few shots were done with a single strobe to the left of the camera, and a few with the other two lights included. Shot on a Nikon D800e with an 80-200mm lens in the 160-200mm range at f/3.5… and a Sofia the First work table...

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Behind the Scenes: Lightroom and Photoshop Edit
Feb22

Behind the Scenes: Lightroom and Photoshop Edit

This behind the scenes video shows the lighting setup and the steps I went through to process the image using Lightroom and Photoshop. This tutorial will show you how to make some basic adjustments in Lightroom, including adjusting the highlights and shadows and using tools selectively to provide the effect you’re trying to achieve. The final image was finished in Photoshop with the splash of window light to help balance the composition while not distracting the viewer from the main subject. If you have any questions feel free to ask in the comments...

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