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Michael - Headshot

Discussion in 'People' started by JAM, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. Very nice John, did you PS the background??
  2. JAM


    Apr 30, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM

    No PS was used on the background. For this type of headshot, I use white seamless, positioned about 6 feet behind the subject and light it with a strobe. I set the D2X at f 5.0 and focus on the subject's eyes so the DOF tends to produce a clean white background with little noticeable surface detail. The background intensity is set to about 1 stop over the fill light. Too much background light tends to create annoying diffraction effects around the edge of the subject - especially the hair.

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