Testing Out a Rosco Gel Kit for Creative and Colorful Photographic Lighting
I received a Rosco Gel kit a week ago, and after a few tests I can say I really love using all the awesome colors for my photography. The kit includes
Shooting With Color Gels
There are times when I find myself shooting the same stuff or using the same lighting setup over and over again. Repetition helps to improve and fine-tune my skills, but sometimes it just feels boring and degrading, let alone useless for my portfolio. But as much as I dislike feeling stuck and repeating myself, I now realize how such times in fact help me to become a better artist and shooter. It's usually the desire to entertain myself and experiment that leads me to new personal artistic…
Calumet travelite 750r monolights (A), aimed directly at the subject, without diffusion. rimlights, two Quantum Qflash t5d-r flashes (B), reached the boxer unmodified by softboxes, umbellas, or other forms of diffusion. Black fabric backdrop from a Calumet heavy-duty background stand (C) and supported his lights with Calumet lightstands (D). He shot with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 24–70mm f/2.8L lens (E). Calumet travelite 750, with softbox (F), provided weak fill to open up the shadows.
Strong - Pascal Thériault on Fstoppers
Gelled lights combined with high contrast editing. Strong pose from model @sabrinabouchard .
Soft Light Rembrandt Style Portraiture in Studio
Elegant portraits with a single Godox AD600 strobe and 48" wescott octabox for soft, rembrandt style dutch lighting against a dark grey seamless paper backdrop
I used one light with an octabank (held by my assistant Jake) with a battery pack. It was on full power to over power the ambient and make the clouds look dark and stormy. My assistant Kicked sand in the front and I throw it to the back. We only did a few before it turned out like this. He is actually standing still and posing. Model: NIKON D700 Firmware: Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh Lens (mm): 15 ISO: 200 Aperture: 5.6 Shutter: 1/250