Joel Grimes "Portrait Photography on Location" Lesson 2 - Strobing Portraits Overpowering the Sun
Joel walks you through how to strobe outdoors, overpowering the sun to give you ultra dramatic portraits. Next, Joel explains the “Sunny 16 Rule” to help calculate your exposure using strobes in the field. This technique is a must for those who what to take their creative vision to the next level and compete in todays marketplace.
"In this video tutorial Joel demonstrates how he uses studio strobes to overpower the sun. Some of the topics covered are: in-depth explanation of the "Sunny 16" rule, speedlights vs studio strobes, variables of outdoor exposure, camera sync speeds, role of time of day when photographing, balancing foreground with background, working with animals, and multiple options with equipment to achieve this technique. The video portion of the behind the scenes will give you a visual understanding of how he uses this overpowering the sun technique. It includes four different subjects in outdoor locations. First is Greg with his horse, next is Amber in an open field, next is Lauren with cloth, and lastly, Jamal on a basketball court. In the last part of this video tutorial Joel shows his step by step post-production workflow. Joel's process is consistent with the other videos. In this post-production workflow He uses Adobe Camera Raw, along with Photoshop to create his signature style portraits we are familiar with. This video will help you learn this powerful technique of overpowering the sun with strobes and set your creative mind teeming with ideas for your next photo session." - Steve Slate
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Run Time: 53 minutes