Lighting diagram explaining the Jill Greenberg lighting setup. This is really showing the crisp and contrasty light of the beloved Profoto Giant (the huge umbrella). From the back, I use two strip lights and a hair light on a boom stand to create a “kicker” all around her silhouette. One gridded light on the black background (turns blue when white balancing to get nice skin tones). Just below the model there is a squared silver reflector (I hate round ones!)
Camera Lighting hack - Just Fab Beauty Dish - Beauty dishes are wonderful pieces of photographic equipment to experiment with – but they can be very expensive. Not any more. In this hack learn how to use a simple Turkey Pan to get some pretty amazing beauty dish results! The comparison examples in this tutorial between the turkey pan version and the real thing are pretty convincing.