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Lena Johnsen
Posts: 1
Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway


Any one got tips on how to light like Patrick Demarchilier series Acid Reign?

Link to photos :

https://www.google.no/search?q=acid+rei … 40&bih=779
Jan 03 13 02:14 am  Link  Quote 
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Sekkides
Posts: 70
London, England, United Kingdom


Lena Johnsen wrote:
Any one got tips on how to light like Patrick Demarchilier series Acid Reign?

Link to photos :

https://www.google.no/search?q=acid+rei … 40&bih=779

Looks like an open flash head through a makeshift doorway perhaps...

Jan 03 13 02:22 am  Link  Quote 
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Robert Jewett
Posts: 2,435
al-Marsā, Tunis, Tunisia


Get a couple closet doors to use as full-length flags (they are cheap and stand on their own).  Shoot with a bare bulb through them, but far enough back to get the shadow you want. 

This will work if you want the edges of the shadow parallel, if you want them at an angle use foam core and position as necessary.
Jan 03 13 02:39 am  Link  Quote 
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Neil Snape
Posts: 9,450
Paris, Île-de-France, France


Patrick does this often enough. You rent an optical projector/flash, use the volts in it or make your own, filter the ambient light flash which is a much less intense flash somewhere off axis to colour the shadows.

With Broncolor it's called the Profil I think.  Prophoto have their own too.
Jan 03 13 03:01 am  Link  Quote 
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