Headshot Photography Lighting: Part 2

Headshot Photography Lighting: Part 2

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THREE-LIGHT SETUP

SOOC | 3 b10 plus 1’x4’ softbox (on top) 1’x3’ softbox (on bottom) zoom reflector + 20 degree grid (on background)

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

FOUR-LIGHT SETUP

SOOC | 1 b10, zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera right only)

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

SOOC | 4 b10 plus 1’x4’ softbox (on top) 1’x3’ softbox (on bottom) zoom reflector + 20 degree grid (on background), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera right)

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

FIVE-LIGHT SETUP

SOOC |  5 b10/b10 plus 1’x4’ softbox (on top) 1’x3’ softbox (on bottom) zoom reflector + 20 degree grid (on background), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera right), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera left) — too much spill on left side of face, need to adjust light placement

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

SOOC | 5 b10/b10 plus 1’x4’ softbox (on top) 1’x3’ softbox (on bottom) zoom reflector + 20 degree grid (on background), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera right), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera left)

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

SIX-LIGHT SETUP

SOOC | 6 b10/b10 plus 1’x4’ softbox (vertical right), 1’x3’ softbox (vertical left), zoom reflector + 20 degree grid (on background), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera right), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera left), white beauty dish + diffusion sock (overhead)

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

SOOC | 1 b10, white beauty dish + diffusion sock (overhead only)

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

SOOC | 5 b10/b10 plus 1’x4’ softbox (vertical right only), zoom reflector + 20 degree grid (on background), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera right), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera left), white beauty dish + diffusion sock (overhead)

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

SOOC | 6 b10/b10 plus 1’x4’ softbox (vertical right), 1’x3’ softbox (vertical left), zoom reflector + 20 degree grid (on background), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera right), zoom reflector + 10 degree grid (edge light camera left), white beauty dish + diffusion sock (overhead)

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

Final Image

Settings: 1/200 @ f5.6 ISO 200

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Headshot Photography Lighting: Part 2

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