Mimic the moonlight coming from the window look and still showcase other objects.
- 1 – DSLR (Nikon D300s)
- 1 – Tripod
- 1 – iPhone
- 1 – Triggertrap Mobile
- 2 – FLASHES (Nikon SB-900)
- 2 – Light modifiers (2 Gary Fong power snoot with grids)
- 3 – REMOTE TRIGGERS (Pocketwizard Plus IIIs or Pocketwizard Flex TT5)
- 2 – LIGHT STANDS ( impact light stands)
HOW – TO
- Meter for the Turntable lights.
- Take into account the spread of light from the turntable record light
- Subject main light Gary Fong Power Snoot with Grid modifier
- Positioning – 45 degrees camera right and 2 feet above head
- Configuration – A half stop higher than the turntable light exposure
- Effect – Isolated main light to illuminate the subject and with the grid emulate the moonlight through blinds look.
- Window blinds light (1) bare flash on far bottom right of window
- Positioning – on bottom right frame of window facing wall above bed frame
- Configuration – Same f number as main light
- Effect – Illuminate blinds and back of wall to mimic moonlight coming from outside.
So what do you think? Were you able to closely replicate my image of the sleeping turntable under moonlight ? I’d love to see what you did by submitting your image to the PhotographySILO flickr group http://www.flickr.com/groups/photographysilo/ and add the tags “mimic the light” “moonlight”