Creating Drama Through Cinematic Light | Tuesdays With Lauri

Lighting Tips May 7th 2013 10:40 AM 2 Comments

In this week’s instalment of Tuesdays With Lauri, I give you guys a short lighting-class, concentrating on creating drama through cinematic lighting techniques. In this 5 minute video we breakdown two lighting setups, and discuss the importance of choosing where to position our main light, as well as the importance of choosing which side of the face we point at the camera.

Also, make sure to scroll down to the end of this article, as I’ve added two lighting diagrams, technical details and before & after photos there.

 

Technical details

Photo #1:
Camera:
 Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Standard Zoom Lens
ISO: 100
Aperture: f/10
Shutter: 1/200

Photo #2:
Camera:
 Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens: Canon 85mm f/1.8 ISO: 100
Aperture: f/4
Shutter: 1/200


Tools used in the tutorial video:
Elinchrom Elinchrom BXRi 500 Canon EOS 5D MkII,
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Standard Zoom Lens

Lighting Diagrams

Photo #1:

Screen Shot 2013-05-07 at 9.50.48 AM

 

Photo #2:

Screen Shot 2013-05-07 at 9.49.08 AM

Before & after

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Lauri Laukkanen is one of the youngest established advertising photographers in Finland. At the ripe age of 21 he has already been working with some of the biggest commercial clients and his photos have been featured in the media, all around the world. Check out his portfolio here.

2 Comments

  1. Shan Lu

    love it! thx for sharing!

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