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Two-Light Studio Portraits

HERE’S THE ASSIGNMENT

Create two portraits of a musician, photographed in the studio, using multiple lights, and/or gels and grid spots. Demonstrate your control of the main light and secondary light(s), their shadows and highlights.

 

HOW TO APPROACH THIS ASSIGNMENT

•This should be shot as though you are working for a producer or recording label to create the musician’s “style,” or image, for this new release. 

•Think of this as your opportunity to shoot a musician for a new CD or album cover.

•Plan your portrait session in advance.  Talk with your musician about what you want them to wear, and the ”look” you are trying to achieve. 

•Experiment with different moods, changing your lighting ratios, backgrounds, light diffusion (using large and/or small light source(s), with hard or soft shadows) and background colors.    

•During your shoot, shoot a photo that shows each of your lighting setups. 

 

WHAT TO TURN IN

Submit two multiple light portraits of your musician, photos of your lighting setups & a proof sheet.
•EACH PORTRAIT SHOULD SHOT USING DIFERENT LIGHTING.

•Each portrait goes on a Photoshop background.

•Submit image(s) of each of your lighting setups -put them on backgrounds.

•Title your portrait submissions as:
         p4advlastname_2light01  

         p4advlastname_2light02
•Title your lighting setup photos:

         p4advlastname_2light03
         p4advlastname_2light04
•Title your proofsheet:
         p4advlastname_2light05(this is your proofsheet)
•Place images & proofsheet in the correct folder

REMEMBER TO SUBMIT YOUR RUBRIC!

HERE IS HOW YOUR TWO-LIGHT SUBMISSIONS SHOULD LOOK
•SUBMIT TWO IMAGES ON INDIVIDUAL BACKGROUNDS...

•SUBMIT INDIVIDUAL OR COMBINED IMAGES OF YOUR STUDIO LIGHTING SETUPS

•SUBMIT A PROOFSHEET WITH A MINIMUM OF 30 IMAGES, INCLUDING SHOTS OF YOUR LIGHTING SETUPS, WITH YOUR NAME, PERIOD & 2-LIGHT WRITTEN ONF THE PROOF.