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Old 01-15-2006   #1
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I'm often asked how I set up my studio lighting.
Let me know if you find this helpful.

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Thanks for the picture. It educates me, and I am sure some others will get great use out of it too.
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Thanks Mark, I will put this one on my notes.

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Very nice Mark, one question tho - on the hairlight are you using a spot grid, softbox or ?? to direct the light
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The hairlight is a "strip light".
Softbox that is long and thin. Hope that helps.
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The hairlight is a "strip light".
Softbox that is long and thin. Hope that helps.
Mark,

Do you angle your hairlight towards the camera like a lot of other photographers or do you have yours placed directly above and aimed straight down on the subject? I always angle mine slightly towards the camera but not as much as others I have seen and I keep mine a bit behind the subject.
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I don't do studio work and don't have the lights for it, but I love the concept that you showed HOW you did the shot. We can learn so much from each other and this is a good example of sharing knowledge. Kudos!
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Morgan,
You are correct, the hairlight is above and slightly behind the subject.
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Mark, I found this helpful. You asked. And what is the kicker light pointing at?

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It's good to see someone using a fill card instead of a fill light and a softbox instead of a snoot for a hairlight. It's a much nicer look.


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