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Assignment: Corporate Portraits


#1 Corporate Portrait #1

#2 Corporate Portrait #2

#3 Corporate Portrait #3

#4 Corporate Portrait #4


Advertising Photography
Lighting assignment from James:
-create 4 corporate/business portraits
-use 4 different lighting setups
-3 in studio
-1 on location
-1 or multiple models

#1. model: Ryan
based on Will Crocket's "power fill" portrait lighting setup
Main light: strobe with medium square softbox @ 4:30, ~1.5' from subject
Fill light: "power fill" bare-bulb strobe directly above camera @ 6:00 high, ~7-10' from subject
Kicker light: strobe with medium square softbox @ 2:30 (just out of frame), ~2-3' from subject
Background light: strobe with bowl reflector @ 11:00 very low


Leaf Aptus 17 back - Mamiya 645 AFD II - Mamiya 150mm f/4 lens - Broncolor powerpacks

#2. model: Layne

Main light: strobe with medium square softbox @ 4:30 slightly high, ~2' from subject
Fill light: strobe with bowl reflector through medium scrim @ 7:00 high, ~6-7' from subject
Kicker light: strobe with bowl reflector and grid @ 10:00 low, ~4' from sumject
Background light: strobe with bowl reflector and blue gel @ 12:00 very low, behind subject


Leaf Aptus 17 back - Mamiya 645 AFD II - Mamiya AF 80mm f/2.8 lens - Broncolor powerpacks

#3. model: Layne

Main light: strobe with small square softbox @ 6:00 very high, nearly directly above subject, ~3-4' from subject
Fill light: strobe with medium rectangle softbox @ 6:00 slightly low, directly under lens axis, ~3-4' from subject
Hair light: bare-bulb strobe @ 12:00, directly behind subject, ~1' from subject


Leaf Aptus 17 back - Mamiya 645 AFD II - Mamiya AF 80mm f/2.8 lens - Broncolor powerpacks


#4. model: Amy

Location: 101 Cafe, downtown Raleigh, NC

Main light: bare flash bounced of ceiling @ 7:30-8:00
Fill light: ambient


Nikon D200 - Nikon Ai 20mm f/2.8 lens - Vivitar 285HV flash - Cactus V2s wireless flash triggers

4 comments:

jessica seawell said...

very nice portraits of layne. your portrait style is distinguishing to me.

Layne Sizemore said...

had fun modeling for you! i learned a lot watching you work. i really like how they came out.

mattbell said...

thank you, both.

Prashant Khapane said...

I love the #3. Fantastic.