Recently, I was hired to shoot some images for a boot camp instructor who was looking to create some images to market her business. I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to take some behind-the-scenes (bts) video of how easy it can be to light this type of work.
I used a very simple 3 light setup throughout the entire session which consisted of the following:
- Main light: Photoflex FlexFlash 400w inside of a medium (5ft) Octodome
- Rim light camera left: PhotoFlex FlexFlash 200w inside of a medium Halfdome (gridded)
- Rim light camera right: Photoflex FlexFlash 200w inside of a medium Litedome (gridded)
With the lights all set up and ready to go, I started taking shots. I quickly settled on 1/125, f9, ISO 100 for my camera settings and didn’t change them for the entirety of the photo shoot. Not having to mess with the settings allowed me to work with my subject to get the most interesting poses and expressions possible.
Below you’ll find my Photoflex-sponsored behind-the-scenes video showing the entire process from beginning to end. My hope is that you’ll see how easy it is to replicate these results in your own business.