Some Fun Videos of Lighting Setups

Some Fun Videos of Lighting Setups

These were quick and fun little videos I did while Regina was shooting at the one-on-one workshop she won at the Lighting Essentials Contest last winter.

She has a great little studio for shooting and making great images, and with 7 lights and all kinds of modifiers at out disposal, we simply did a lot of fun lighting setups and had a blast.

I will not apologize for the crazy video moves… it ain’t about the video, folks. I was simply having fun and thought I would share them with you.

Let me know if you try any of these, and they can be done with hot lights, speedlights or studio lights. Share them at the Flickr page or post a link to them in the comments.

Here ya go… (hit the jump)

A Gridded Beauty Dish with a large octadome as a fill.

Classic Beauty Light with an Octadome

Classic Beauty Lighting for a headshot

20 Degree Grid for Beauty Light

Gridded Beauty Dish with ambient fill from large Octadome

Over and Under Faux Ringlight Look

Action in the Studio: Riley Jumping

Split Side Light with Moderate Fill

Over and Under Clamshell with Two Umbrellas

Here are a few shots from the shoot.

Greg was a blast, and we had a chance to chat about music as well. Photo by Regina Pagles

And when you are a big-time super-sized arteest like me, you get a lot of respect from the models!

Showing great respect to the awesomeness of the wizwow.

Later.

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I am in love with light.

Also known as Don Giannatti, photography has been the focus of my life for most of my adult years. I have written three books for Amherst Media (available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble: keyword 'don giannatti'. Lighting Essentials is my flagship blog and ezine with a slightly different slant than most photography related blogs. If you are interested in becoming a better photographer, check out www.project52.org. Thanks for visiting.

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