Studio (D)

DIGITAL STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY

Instructions
INTRODUCTION:

Use the ‘studio’ (or another location) to create images where you control the lighting.
Take a set of photos of a group of objects withVIDEO AND / OR PDF

different lighting set-ups.

Use your time wisely, as others will also want to use the space.
ASK ABOUT LIGHTS, REFLECTORS AND OTHER LIGHTING EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

At least 20 IMAGES, consisting of:
10 images using only 1 light source
10 images using 2 light sources (one can be a reflector)
InDesign File with
All thumbnail images (no cropping)
Your best 2 photos made larger / cropped to best effect

STEPS:

• Set up your objects and put your camera on a tripod
o If you use a person as a model, they should stay in one or two positions only, so you can see the change in lighting between the various light setups (“Model” type shoots come later, in Photo 2 & Photo 3)
• Take photos while moving around the light(s) for different effects
• Add a second light (or reflector) and take more photos
• Create an InDesign File that shows all your photos.

• Answer the Questions and add them to the InDesign file.
o What lighting position showed off your image best?
o Which do you like better – images with one or two lights? (And why)

KEY CRITERIA:

Lighting effects clearly different in each shot, best choices explained

CHALLENGE:

Try to re-create the lighting effect from at least 6 samples on the wall to show very different shapes in your objects.

Light Possitions

Gallery of Samples
Great Shots

Lighting the Roll

Green Crocks