A while back we shared a portable setup that mimics Peter Hurley’s square lighting setup.
Now the folks from SLR Lounge created a similar-ish setup using only one studio strobe and 3 5-in-1 reflectors. Pretty cool actually, although not 100% the same thing.
The basic principles are the same as Hurley’s setup – shooting through a square frame of light. Only instead of using 4 kino-flo fixtures, Pye uses an over head strobe as the top light and three reflectors as the remaining three frames. The spill, directionality and intensity of the lights is a bit different, but like any other soft-all-surrounding light the result is very flattering.
Here are some of the resulting images:
For the full instructions and gear list head over to SLR Lounge’s post.
P.S. It kinda got me thinking that I should combine this with this.
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