This is terrible. How do you photography one of these?
Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:29 PM
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:27 PM
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:44 PM
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:14 PM
Simon is right on, and Alex gives up to easy. Try using one strobe to light their face and use the other to pump some light behind it to provide some color seperation. Oh yeah, try getting closer. It's not a hairy but it's black, from Isla de Coco.
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Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:55 AM
Simon is right on, and Alex gives up to easy....
For reasons best known to itself the 'Thanks' button is missing from the above post...so I hope 'Thanks Steve' will do just fine...
Posted 03 December 2012 - 05:47 PM
Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:52 AM
I guess you could try to use strong lighting but snooting it more or less, so you don't have the background....
It's not black, but this kind of shot can probably end up well :
Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:40 AM
I would try and fill the frame with it as much as possible too.
I really like Steve's version!
Posted 06 December 2012 - 03:30 PM
Edited by Gudge, 06 December 2012 - 03:30 PM.
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