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Multiple-Light Studio Portraits
HERE’S THE ASSIGNMENT
Create two studio portraits using multiple lights, or gels and/or grid spots. Shoot portraits of an athlete in uniform, a musician, or someone wearing something visually interesting. Demonstrate your control of the main and secondary light(s), their shadows and highlights.
HOW TO APPROACH THIS ASSIGNMENT
•This should be shot as though you are working for a magazine, a producer, or recording label to create a “style,” for your images.
•Think of this as your opportunity to shoot an athlete, or musician, or someone visually interesting for a website, a magazine, or new album cover.
•Plan your portrait session in advance. Talk with your subject 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 session, shoot a second photo that shows each of your lighting setups.
WHAT TO TURN IN
Submit two multiple light portraits of your subject, your photos of the lighting setup(s) & a proof sheet.
•EACH PORTRAIT SHOULD BE SHOT USING DIFERENT LIGHTING.
•Each portrait goes on a Photoshop background.
•Remember to ubmit image(s) of each of your lighting setups -put them on backgrounds.
•Title your portrait submissions as:
•Title your lighting setup photos:
•Title your proofsheet:
lastname_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.