This is Deb, my wife, she hates her photo being taken but i managed to get her in front of my camera as i had set up a make shift studio in a tiny spare room. The room is only 10 feet long by 9 feet wide, has a built in cupboard taking up some room right next to a inward opening door. So to position the lights where you want them is very difficult and have to kind of work around the limitations of the room.
I set a roll of grey seamless paper as the background as far back against the wall as i could get it, and raised it as high as i could. The lighting was a three light set up.
- Key light was a youngnuo yn-568ex in a lastolite 24" x 24" softbox to camera left at 1/4 power
- Fill light was a canon 580 exii in a 16" socked beauty dish to camera left at 1/16 power
- Background light was a canon 430exii behind model at 1/64th power.
Due to the confines of my set up i found myself shooting from the landing on the first step of a ladder so i could shoot slightly downwards. Does not help being so short myself !
If you want to see a larger view visit it here on my FLicR account or click the smaller image above to show a larger version
I used lightroom 5 for some basic editing and finished in Photoshop cc. Still learning the lighting set ups and retouching techniques, i welcome your feedback and advise.
Here is another image from the same set up