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In this workshop Lars Ihring shows you what effects can be produced by spraying waterdrops on the skin of a model. Lars uses a very simple lighting arrangement with only one light behind the model.
For best results the skin of your model should be very dry. The waterdrops on the skin are then sprayed on with a normal plant mister, which you can buy in every garden center.
In the fourth part of the homestudio series, Lars Ihring shows us which lighting effects can be achived with multiple light sources.
In order to receive best results, he shows us additionally, what should be considered during the exposure measurement.
Today, Steven van Veen's topic is "Low Key".
A low key photo is a picture that has a lot of dark in it with just a few limited areas of light.
You don't need lots of things for a freat low key photo: A simple striplight softbox and a model is enough for great nude or lingerie shots. Have a look!
In this third part of our series, Lars Ihing demonstrates effects in low-key nude photography you can create using flood lights.
You will learn how to work with just one light, how to use that light for hard lighting and how to soften it. Different forms of diffusors are discussed. Finally, there's a neat trick involving a rescue blanket...
Check it out!
In the second part of the series, Low-key Nude Photography, Lars 'Larry' Ihring shows you how to work with flood lights. Other topics such as white balance, choice of lenses, exposure settings and much more are covered in this film.
Building your home studio with flood lights from the local hardware store is a cheap way to get started in studio lighting.
In the first film of his series, Lars Ihring, photographer and lighting expert since his university days, shows us what you need to use flood lights and to build diffusers for them in order to soften the light they give off. In keeping with the desire to minimize upfront costs, Lars Ihring shows you how to use inexpensive pieces of wood, brackets and a sheet baking paper to build your own diffusers.
A complete list of supplies accompanies the film. This will allow you to begin working in your home studio with a minimal investment of under $150.