Atlanta, Georgia, US
Almost every beauty image I have done is with a single dish so feel free to take a look. I however process every image I display (or keep for that matter) with at least raw and Lightroom tweaks. Beauty images are always retouched in PS, I do not however create that plastic skin look
Jul 11 13 04:36 pm Link
Alexandria, Virginia, US
Silver Mola Demi with white grid, straight on, and slightly elevated
White Mola Setti with black grid, straight on and a slightly elevated
White Mola Setti about 60 degees to camera left
White Mola Setti 45 degrees to camera left and somewhat elevated
White Mola Demi no grid 45 degrees to camera left and slightly high - figure work
nuance: don't aim the light at the model's face - either use it close and aimed below her face with a reflector for fill or use it high or to the side and pointed straight - feather the light for softness or use the falloff distribution in the light cone for even lighting. Also use the beauty dish pretty close - like all modifiers it becomes "harder" the farther away from the subject.....
Jul 11 13 04:56 pm Link
Las Vegas, Nevada, US
Very little post work. One or two blemishes - Orange B/W filter - cropped for boards.
Bare silver 22" dish with a YN460II flash - refelctor underneath.
Jul 11 13 05:58 pm Link
Marengo, Ohio, US
Current avatar. Light slightly off axis and minor tweek in post production.
Jul 12 13 01:59 pm Link
Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 12 13 02:49 pm Link
San Francisco, California, US
^22" beauty overhead with a grid, nothing else.
^22" beauty overhead with a grid, light fill from a speedlite shot into a reflected umbrella from below.
Jul 13 13 01:27 am Link
Fotografica Gregor wrote:
This is just gorgeous.
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Feb 25 14 05:17 pm Link
Baltimore, Maryland, US
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Denver, Colorado, US
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San Pedro, California, US
Single gridded 33" deep beauty dish at about 8-9 ft from model.
May 18 14 02:23 pm Link
BUMP! Revival! Hello, mmers! I know there has to be some new work that can be posted. If you post examples, please post diagram of how you shot it or explain.. to help others! Thank you all in advance!
Mar 08 15 09:44 am Link
Snohomish, Washington, US
16in beauty dish with a grid on the landing kitty-corner from the model.
Mar 08 15 03:36 pm Link
Aug 24 15 07:01 pm Link
Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
This was shot on sunday with a single BD , 28" but unsure of the make as at a rented studio, but was approx 2ft above the model and 3 - 4 ft away !
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Aug 25 15 08:38 am Link
Miami Beach, Florida, US
Like Stephen K. I like to use my beauty dish to produce a more dramatic lighting effect. I often use a grid on the dish to provide even more directional lighting. In this picture of Mia Foley a single light was located above and to the camera left.
This is another example but with the model turned so that her face was more directly lit with the beauty dish and a grid. An assistant held a silver reflector under the model's face to provide some fill on her neck.
I was watching a video of a Bvlgari commercial featuring Kate Moss where her head was tipped up directly into a hard light. As she brought her face down slowly, her cheek bones exploded into the picture. I was so impressed I started to do some experimenting using the beauty dish on a short boom to get the light directly in front and above the model's face. With the right model (Kate was not available), you can really get some dramatic and beautiful images! (A hint, move the light back and forth in front of the model and you can visually see where you get the best effect.) Again, I was using a grid to make the light more direct.
The model is Yulia Laktionova, who in addition to being a great beauty, is an accomplished photographer! Yulia is featured in the 2016 "Beach Babes" calendar published by Zebra Publishing and available in Barnes and Noble as well as through many online retailers such as Amazon.com.
John L. Fisher
700 Euclid Avenue, Suite 110
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Aug 25 15 01:11 pm Link
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
One light on Model
One Reflector on Model's lap
One light on backdrop
One Amazing MUA
One Beautiful Model
Aug 25 15 01:44 pm Link
Yucaipa, California, US
One 28" Fotodiox beauty dish with sock, camera left, AB1600. Little or no retouching.
Aug 25 15 02:17 pm Link
John Fisher wrote:
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