Exploring Rim Light – Breaking down this one-light studio setup from my Lighting Handbook Vol. 2

In today’s video I breakdown a a one light setup that will help you get a perfect silhouette with only on light!

Lighting Handbook: https://johngress.com/lightinghandbooks/
Workshops: https://johngress.com/workshops/

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In my one light lighting handbook, I break down 23 lighting setups point by point, including the modifiers used, the EXIF data and positioning of the lights. You’ll see finals, diagrams, behind-the-scenes images and more–everything you need other than the gear to recreate some of my most popular one light setups in this 50-page digital download.
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-Learn how to recreate both hard and soft light
-Set-ups include softboxes, scrims, Flags , Fresnel, Optical snoot, V-Flats and more
-From headshots to full body and everything in between

With the purchase of the One Light Lighting Handbook, you’ll also receive my 31-page PDF Intro to Lighting guide, which is designed to help beginners get started with photography in general and lighting in particular. But more importantly, it includes strategies for putting all of this knowledge to use!

Lighting Handbook: https://johngress.com/register/lighting-handbook/

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in Long GOP 4k and Canon C-Log2

00:00 Introduction
00:26 How I developed this look
02:15 How to work with the light\
03:06 Posing
04:30 What not to do
05:03 Alternatives & Problem Solving
09:05 Workshops
09:46 The Academy with John Gress
10:17 Conclusion

Music: by Bensound http://bensound.com/

We had a great discussion this week about cropping, fill, the rule of thirds.
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