And today, another photo in my series of COVID-19 self portraits. Here it is, this morning:
So how did I make this photo? Here’s how.
I used a camera on a tripod and two small flashes (speedlights) on light stands. One flash had a grid on it, one had a small Honlphoto softbox, like this:
Oops, that’s 1/8” grid.
- The flashes each have a Pocketwizard connected, as does the camera.
- Camera settings are 100 ISO, f/8, 1/200 sec, in manual mode.
- Flashes also in manual mode, 1/4 power.
- The camera is using the 10 second timer.
Note that the camera focuses with “Back button focus”. That way, I can pre-focus at the right distance, and the camera won’t retry when it takes the picture.
Easy when you know how!
Learn flash photography! This is one of the favourite subject I teach, now live online. See http://www.michaelwillemsphoto.com/school/ for details.