Venture style

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  1. Biscuit761

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    My nephew and his young lady popped round the other day, thought I would give them a quick shoot, here are a couple.

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    2013-02-09 at 16-56-45 by Biscuit761, on Flickr

    Lit with 1 light bouncing off a silver brolly and another illuminating the white cloth backdrop behind.

    Bill
     
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    Nicely done Bill
     
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    What set up are you using Bill?
     
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    Nikon D700 with 80 - 200 Nikon 2.8 lens, Courteny 1000S flash head shooting back from a mirrored brolly, Courtney 600S firing onto the white muslin back drop. Square gold reflector on the floor to light up the shadows.

    :thumbsup:

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    I think there is a bit of flare coming into the lens (too much light bouncing around, most likely bounced off the white background). There has to be extra care taken with white background, especially with limited space around and light coloured walls around.

    To prevent flare you can move your subjects further away from the white background or flag the light or the camera with black cloth or piece of foamcore (or any other non reflective object). Also the light might be to strong, I'd suggest using lightmeter to check the light in front of your subject and on the background. Usually about one stop difference is sufficient (ie white background lighter by 1 stop) to cause white background looking white (ie 255,255,255).

    I find that umbrella is good for a quick shot, but for a studio work it is just not efficient enough (especially with limited space), with big chunk of light scattering around the room and being wasted. Some of that light also gets into the lens causing flare, ie washed out colours and lack of contrast.

    Either that or you achieved that "effect" in PP.

    I'm sorry to sound negative. I do like the shots :)
     

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