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Lighting 101 – Child’s Play

Sorry I am doing this really late so i just wanted to get the boring basic requirements on here:

  • at least 12 photos of the same object (ideally a toy or simple arranged still-life)
  • Camera and Subject should not move
  • 45 degres to your right or left
    • 3 photos there low medium and high lighting position
  • side lighting
    • 3 photos there low medium and high lighting position
  • Back to the side (135 degrees or back and to the right/left)
    • 3 photos there low medium and high lighting position
  • Back Lighting (behind the subject
    • 3 photos there low medium and high lighting position

 

Learn lighting with toys yoshi 2795

 

Around 15-20 more photos exploring both hard and soft lighting conditions. Use multiple techniques for creating each. Use different subject matter in different setting. Use Artificial light that you have to manipulate to make it work.

  • Change the size of light source
  • Move closer and further away
  • Bounce the light
  • Diffuse the light
  • Use Ambient Light (non direct)
  • Use Direct Light
  • Change the intensity of light
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