Light is Light

Chances are you already know most of what you need to know about working with strobes.

Why?

Because light is light.

It doesn't matter whether your light source is the sun shining through your window or a bulb from your softbox, the same rules apply.

So if you already know the basics of working with window light, then you already know the basics of working with strobes.

Just think of your strobe and softbox as a portable window.

When you can think of them this way, you see that all you need to learn is what equipment to buy, how to set it up and where to place it to create a natural light look, and that stuff is all pretty easy. Trust me.

 

 

 

 

In this workshop I will focus on the following topics:

    •    Terms to know: Words commonly used when discussing lighting.

    •    Equipment: What you need and how to set it up.

    •    Technique: Tips and tricks I use when working with strobes to create a natural light effect.

    •    Metering: How to properly meter for both Black & White and Color film when using natural light and strobes.

    •    Light placement: Detailed information on light placement to achieve your desired look.

There are, of course, many ways to use strobes in your work.  In this workshop I will focus on the approach that has worked for me.

I hope to provide a little inspiration and a good foundation to which you can apply your own creativity and style.

 

 

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