White on White project?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by stradibarrius, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. stradibarrius

    stradibarrius Member

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    I am wanting to do some B&W," white on white" still life shots. Just an experiment to learn lighting technique.

    I have two 10", 250w, 3200K spots. I have 2 silver umbrellas and 2 white umbrellas and also diffusers that fit over the reflectors.

    What I want to achieve is that silvery white look with nice steely grays in the shadows.

    How would you light it?
     
  2. Lee L

    Lee L Member

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    I'd suggest that you get a copy of Light, Science, & Magic. Great on the fundamentals of lighting, and it answers your question very specifically.

    2nd edition is just as good as the 3rd edition if you're only shooting film.

    Lee