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Old 12-06-2006, 03:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I set up a Christmas tree in my studio, to use for a variety of shoots. I didn't put any lights on the tree, thinking that the monolights would overpower those little lights anyway. I just hoped that reflections off the decorations would create a festive, holiday mood.

Four softboxes -- two on the background and tree, two on the subjects. Check out all of the catchlights in those decorations, especially the silver ones. I actually got one right ...

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Re: Christmas Tree Decorations - Non-Glamour
Old 12-06-2006, 05:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nice job,..looks like it worked!
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Re: Christmas Tree Decorations - Non-Glamour
Old 12-06-2006, 05:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You can go ahead and put lights on the tree if you want, and still have them show up. Just drag the shutter. The strobes will light the subject and the lower shutter speed will expose for the lights (which will give a sort of warm glow).
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Re: Christmas Tree Decorations - Non-Glamour
Old 12-06-2006, 07:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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RFS has a good point. I thought of that and discarded it for two reasons.

First, I'm not gonna string several hundred lights on a tree that isn't in my house. hehe. This tree cost about $150 less than the same tree pre-lit.

Second, I knew I'd be shooting kids, and I didn't think I could get them adequately-still to drag the shutter enough to expose lights. Right or wrong?
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