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Lighting with Grids

Shot this last week as part of a training video I am working on and just finished this edit...

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Re: Lighting with Grids

I'd take part in that training.
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Re: Lighting with Grids

Hello Mike - can you expand on what you mean by 'grids'?

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Re: Lighting with Grids

Grids are a light modifier that give you more precise control over the light. It also gives that hard edge lighting look since it is so directional. Here's a link to a typical grid:

http://www.photogenic.com/item/100/250/pm49gs-grid-set
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Re: Lighting with Grids

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Grids are a light modifier that using more precise control over the light. It also gives that hard edge lighting look since it is so directional. Here's a link to a typical grid:

http://www.photogenic.com/item/100/250/pm49gs-grid-set
Thanks Mike - I'm sure studio fans will appreciate this.

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Thanks Mike - I'm sure studio fans will appreciate this.

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Stunning photo not sure how I missed this one
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Re: Lighting with Grids

Ok, I finally got time to create this lighting diagram. It's CRAZY season

Technical Info:
Main Light: 7" parabolic with grid @ f11
Fill light: 3' x 4' soft box @ f5.6 1/2 - This was coming across her body to help create the shadows.
Edge lights: Two 1' x 4" strip soft boxes @ f 5.6 1/2

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Re: Lighting with Grids

Thats awsome Mike, on the nail and crisp, the ballance of light just seams almost too good! With sharp control on the model's head and upper body!
Its when I see shots like this that not only inspire me but bring you back down to earth and tell you that you have a way to go yet
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