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Old 03-08-2006   #1
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A clip from my book.

I really had to compress it to upload. It may affect the text quality.

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Old 03-09-2006   #2
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To be honest I would have made the ratio a little bit bigger now the difference is not as good shown as could be.
Maybe use a grid to accentuate the difference and post the softbox pictures as a second result.
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Mark, that is amazing how different the face looks with the two types of lighting. I need to concentrate more on the short lighting.
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Thank you Mark. The difference is remarkable. I really appreciate your posting this - really helps me.
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Mark, I never knew you have a book out. What's the name and where can we buy one?

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Thank you Mark!! I was struggling with this very issue today

Great example and thanks for posting.

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Thank you Mark...your example makes it very clear...
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I would like to see the same framing and posing of the subject.
I know this is probably difficult but just move the lighting only.
I notice the images you posted read the exact same in the
properties but the images are different sizes. Only a tad
but different. Don't get me wrong Mark, I always respected
you knowledge. In theory, and apparently in practice this
looks good. Please forgive me but was the constraints
unlocked when resizing the right one? Stretched?

Sorry for the interrogation but I'm skeptically amazed at the
difference just the lighting can do in these examples.
Thanks for the demonstration and further indoctrination
on this subject.
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Mark good point in showing diffrent aspect of lighting.
but do notice broad lighting creates shadows on one side example where there is hair shadow on the neck and nose shadow on the right side of the cheek.
but this is well pointed out about diffrent lighting postion.
great demo


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