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Friday, August 24, 2007

Brothers In Harmony

Brothers In Harmony
Originally uploaded by brendan.oshea
Acapella group from Melbourne.
Great guys, very positive and very talented!
Side lighting with groups is very challenging. I'm definitely going to toplight groups from now on! If one person moves even a little, they end up blocking the light from someone else. You spend too much time on technical issues rather than expression.

Also, it's important to get some distance between light and subject to minimise falloff. Put the flash too close in, and some people in the group will be overexposed and some underexposed.
I don't know why it took me so long to figure that out!

2 Sunpak 383's on stands either side of the guys about 5 metres away.