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Model Camille Yi and Nicolas Ly in "In the Mood... " © Benjamin Kanarek

Continuous Lighting vs Flash Lighting in Fashion Photography… Part 5

In Part 4, we were left facing the subject, we had tested the light and had to determine the difference between the foreground and background intensity. You also had to decide how much of the principal subject was going to be lit. Now that you have done your test shots and are satisfied with how it looks, you can commence shooting with this very simple lighting set up.

Indulgence © Benjamin Kanarek

Continuous vs Flash Lighting Flash Lighting in Fashion Photography… Part 4

Now that you have your light set up for the model and the reflection of the object on the background, it is time to determine the ambiance your wish to create. If you are looking for a more “Cinema Noir” look you may wish to isolate the foreground from the background by increasing the out put of the flash on the subject and letting the background go darker by another 1 to 2 stops.