The September model shooting I invited again Yun as my model, this time the content are color temperature and balance of the ambient with speedlite, as the sunset approaching the flash light become 70% or more of the total lighting, then the model more popped out.
相機(Camera): Canon 5D MK III
閃燈(Speedlite): Canon 580EX II
閃燈遙控(Speedlite): Phottix Ordin Radio Trigger
柔光罩(Softboxes): Westcott Rapid Box – 26″ Octa Softbox
閃燈回電電池(Extenal power pack): Canon CP-4
後製(Post processing): Lightroom CC
(Stage one): The lighting set up are a bare speedlite light with 1/2 CTO (about 3300k) as main light and another bare speedlite light with 1/2 CTB (about 6300k) as background light, finally set the camera WB to 4000k, firstly set camera to “aperture priority” auto mode to get the background exposure as: f/4,1/160s,ISO100, then turn camera back to “manual” mode and dial in the above exposure and adjust the speedlite output to f/4 by flash meter, changing shutter to compensate the ambient light as the ambient fading, the light color clothing of the model standing out of the cluttered background, and there is a contrasty mood between the warm color of the model’s skin and the bluish ambient.
(Stage two): The main and fill lighting are the same as the stage one, since the ambient was getting dark so I put a octa box on the main light to soften the light on the model, and it also can be merged to the ambient looked more nature, the fill light with higher color temperature as the kicker effect, the balancing light between the ambient and the main flash make the sweater and the short pants on the model become more young and attracting, the blur green leafs in the foreground produces the depth of the field of the image.
(Stage three): the Sun is setting in this stage, the pillar of a Baroque style building is the background, the main light again a bare speedlite with 1/2CTO filter, because of the fading ambient, the constrasty light on the model is warm comparing to the bluish ambient, a fill light of bare speedlite with 1/2 CTB enhancing the mood, model’s T short and blue jean provide a better chance for the B&W post processing.