Studio Lighting – Product photography


We were asked today to bring along 3 items to the studio. One made of glass, one reflective and one textured/rough item. We then used the studio lighting to create different effects and to analyse how the use of light worked with the different surfaces and textures. We used the ceiling lighting for this set…

Location Shoot – Bowen 500w single head kit.


Here are a couple of today’s results using the Canon 5D mark II along with the Bowen’s Single head lighting set up. Equipment used : Canon 5D mark II Bowen 500w Single Head Lamp Lamp Stand Umbrella Portable Battery Pack Sync lead Lighting Diagram for above shot :     Light Diagram for the above…

Out on location – Speedlite Flash


Today’s shoot was all about shooting with different light settings to see what outcome could be achieved. We split into small groups and carried out a shoot on location in the centre of Coventry. Firstly we used the Canon Speedlite 580 ex II as our lighting source, to enhance the ambient lighting. These units are…

152mc – Task 3 Brief


152MC 2012/13 Task 3 Applying the knowledge gained in the technical lighting workshops and the pre-­‐ visualisation techniques learnt, in task 3 you are required to interrogate representation through portraiture. Taking into consideration the appropriate lighting and location, you are required to create a photographic portrait series to represent one person in 5 images, two…

Studio lighting workshop 1


During today’s workshop we were given a set of questions, and to use these as a base upon which to create different lighting set ups within the studio. 1 Using either a soft box or white umbrella with one flash head place the light directly to the side of the model pointing at the model.…