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Nikkor Shooter

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Black on Black • A studio exercise
« on: January 24, 2020, 21:03:56 »


There were seven students in studio for a "gothic" St Valentine
session. Their surprise was the task: a black rose on black back-
ground colour picture.


Light is free… capturing it is not!

Ian Watson

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Re: Black on Black • A studio exercise
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2020, 20:34:43 »
This is an enchanting photograph!

Would I be right in thinking that you had a single large light overhead? Perhaps a little behind and tilted slightly towards the camera?

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Re: Black on Black • A studio exercise
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2020, 00:28:03 »
This is an enchanting photograph! Would I be right in thinking …


Thanks and yes, this was shot with a gridded 1:2 strip box
in the position you describe… so you're right. :P
Light is free… capturing it is not!