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Kim + Daniel = some simple lighting

Discussion in 'Formal Portraits and Weddings' started by Phillip Ino, Aug 3, 2009.

  1. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin
    Just a quick post to take a break from the plethora of editing ahead of me. Shot this lifestyle session this past weekend in Houston. They are engaged but have not yet set a date. They don't have any good pictures of themselves so this is where I come in. However, once they do decide on a date, they will be hiring me for their engagements, bridals and the wedding. Anyway....just wanted to share some images using only one flash. I prefer to keep things simple. Enjoy!

    This is just a straight bounce upwards.

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    One light behind subjects, triggered by my trusty CyberSyncs :biggrin:

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    Like Mr. Joe McNally always says.....little lights, HUGE impact.

    Peace!
     
  2. LOCOEJ

    LOCOEJ

    48
    Jan 30, 2009
    Bay Area
    Legit :]
     
  3. The Ben

    The Ben

    604
    Oct 17, 2007
    Houston, Tx
    love the second one.
     
  4. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin

    Word :cool: 
     
  5. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin

    Thanks, Ben. I was gonna hit you up but this was last minute. They were originally gonna come to Austin but my Girlfriend booked a last minute wedding in Houston so I decided to go down there with her and shoot the couple there instead. Next time!
     
  6. The chemist

    The chemist

    Jul 22, 2005
    nashville
    Very cool! If it were me I would darken the lot in the background in #2 and clone the lightstand. Any light modifers on that second shot or was it bare. Cool set
     
  7. Hagen

    Hagen

    140
    Dec 18, 2008
    San Diego
    wow the second one is awsome. so you are using a remote trigger? I try to set up hair lights or back lights with regular on camera ttl and sometimes the flash does not fire.
     
  8. he was using cybersyncs..he said so up top. lol.

    x2 on cloning out that lightstand by the way.. :smile:
     
  9. Hagen

    Hagen

    140
    Dec 18, 2008
    San Diego
    I saw that but I was not familiar with aftermarket triggers :)  I will have to invest in one of those.
     
  10. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin

    Thanks, Seth. If I recall properly, that was just a bare flash. If I am mistaken about that, the most modification would have been the dome diffuser that comes with the SB-800 :smile:
     
  11. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin

    Thank you, Hagen. Yes, Alien Bee CyberSyncs were used. Super reliable...haven't had them let me down yet! And the are about 1/3 the cost of the closest competitor. :smile:
     
  12. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin

    I was hoping you guys wouldn't notice the light stand :tongue:.

    I am not too great with the cloning tools, unfortunately. My PP skills are still very limited. :smile:
     
  13. Malania

    Malania

    337
    Jun 6, 2009
    Oklahoma
    Nice shots!
     
  14. dutchtrumpet

    dutchtrumpet

    493
    May 2, 2007
    Dallas
    Good stuff Francis!
     
  15. The Ben

    The Ben

    604
    Oct 17, 2007
    Houston, Tx
    no big deal, we can always hook up when you're here next. let me know when you're down, I'll shoot you my number. :biggrin:
     
  16. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin

    Thanks, Y'all! :biggrin:
     
  17. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin
    Will do :cool: 
     
  18. ABrownPhoto

    ABrownPhoto

    50
    May 3, 2009
    Los Angeles
    Very nice. I really like the second one here
     
  19. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin
    Thank you, Sir.
     
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