Phototips: VOYAGE part I, imitation of sunlight
You can see previous part here - Mysteria lookbook
Today I'd like to tell you about my campaign shoot for Nasonpearl. Here was some different looks with sautoirs (tassel jewelry), the issue was dedicated to summer traveling season. Hot sunny days and mysterious dark nights near the sea is a locations and mood we are chosen for this shoot.
The studio was big, so we have no problems how to work with a light.
I want to start from the simple: Portrait in the "day" with my first model Tonya. My aim here was an imitation of real sunlight, hot and warm. White balance on my camera was pulled a little bit to the warmer side of color temperature scale to get an effect of hot summer sun. I don't like to use hard modifiers in woman portraits, so i just used 150cm okta + big silver reflector in front of her face.
Youare also can see filling soft light on her right shoulder and curls, it's a horizontal rotated stripbox on low power.
|Studio lightening diagram example|
Mostly the same light i used in the next pictures. However i set stripbox a little bit brighter and add one new simple feature with light rays.
|Imitation of sunlight (daylight) in studio. Photo of Ilona D. Veresk|
|Lighting diagram 2, imitation of sunlight (light rays)|
If you have no grating like this you can use another mask or do the mask by your hands on the shadow-proof dark material.
That's all! :)