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Exercise One

Portraits

Deliverables on exercise one are five portraits. (10 pts.)
 
  • Shoot two tight shots with a plain background, use direct light on one shot and shade on the other. 
    Lighting your subject from the side (at about 45 degrees to the subject is a good place to start when learning lighting.
  • Bricks are not a suitable background, it must be plain. See examples.
  • Shoot three environmental portraits use wide, medium and tight framing.
  • Make sure that you alwys focus on your subject’s eyes, it must be sharp.
  • Use the sun icon to set white balance to daylight, adjust color in LR.
  • Look for a good moment!