Shooting with a single light for drama

January 29, 2013  •  Leave a Comment

We had the opportunity to shoot in studio the other day.  Taking some time to consider how I was going to use one light was important.  When you have one light, you can achieve many looks.  I wanted something that said grace and showed her hair, whole still providing beauty and drama.  To that end I chose to shoot the short light side and use a tall soft box.  I would have even gone for a full frame since her dress was great, but I would prefer to use a bit more light in that case.

As shot I could have used a hair light or even a reflector to get some light into the back side of the dress, to bring out more detail.  As it is I love the soft, yet dramatic look of the shot.

Black and white with single light



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