Monday, February 18, 2008

Second Attempt at Photographing the Elephant

I photographed this elephant once before using a strobe camera-left and a halogen lamp camera-right. The result was a mix of cool and warm light.

Like the first version, I wanted there to be two light temperatures; but this time I wanted the lighting to be more dimensional.

Strobist Info:
One SB800 behind subject fired at 1/64 power back towards camera snooted and pointing up to a large white reflector overhead reflecting off the glossy ground creating the shadow.
One Vivitar 285 snooted with foil and fired 1/16 power through a diffuser of typing paper slightly camera left and partially CTO gelled.

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