Alternative Strobist lightning for beauty fashion shoot.

posted on 26th of september, 2013

Sometimes traveling with heavy photographic gear could be an issue, especially by plain these days with all the luggage restrictions.
For me the answer is the marvelous world of Strobist photography with wireless triggers,portable light boxes, speedlights ect.

This particular beauty make up shoot was done in South Africa. No big studio equipment was hired.
Instead I used a single off camera speedlight 580EXII triggered with Pocketwizards ( TT1 and TT5) and a 40x40cm light box mounted.

The light box was placed at 25cm from her face to maximize contrast and a small reflector to minimize side shadows. The "studio" was a small room with white walls.
The final color corrections and retouches was done with photoshop CS6.
The model is a friend of mine...

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Comments (6)

Posted by Egomezta on September 30, 2013
Your images look amazing, very pro.
Posted by Mudplucker on September 29, 2013
Nice job !
Posted by Lenutaidi on September 29, 2013
Congratulations! Very beautiful images!

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