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Skin. The Complete Course

Lesson 32 of 43

Student Shoot: Ian and Colleen

 

Skin. The Complete Course

Lesson 32 of 43

Student Shoot: Ian and Colleen

 

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Student Shoot: Ian and Colleen

I like the idea of energy you know but play what they have some fun and I'm also thinking that the mohr that you can hit some kind of extension for length that that's really going to convey very well to the photo okay awesome and I guess if we have music I'll be the cue the music as you do you know I'm zuma or whatever it is that I mean just something that's let's see if we can get some energy sure can give me a couple more kicks please sure very good I think so I'm hoping that you know it looks like you got some so one of the one of the differences uh in the set up before we had uh flags were kind of more out of the set because of the way ones on had at a small flag over here to open up a space for her so she could kick wide and not knock over the flags right now were it is a little more constraining so let's let's not get too crazy with the kicks because not one that one yeah they got excellent got that that's length in not beautiful that's you I'm just I'm just firing away that's al...

l you excellent well thank you so much making me look good up here uh ok anyone else one one more one more person we're not goingto you know so fight amongst yourselves and autumn j morgan images in the chat room says that you are do fantastic and everyone else agreed okay let's switch switch off okay anymore questions? Well, we're switching shooters always questions fashion tv from singapore how would you light her up in a dance studio with miers? What would you change in your light set up to still get your desired image like in an actual club? And I'm a little dance studio, an actual dance studio with mira's well, try and avoid showing the light source in the mirrors that could get tricky. Uh, but, uh, you know, in an actual dance studio, perhaps the reason to be in a dance studio would be to show exactly what the dance do you look like, so be kind of ah ah, really life sort of look and real dance studios have they're lights everywhere and has a very soft sort of thing, so you would necessarily be going for such a high contrast, rym light kind of thing, but it could be done just sort of depends. You really have to be conscious then of the mirrors and you don't want to show your lights or maybe you do I mean, you know, maybe maybe it's ok to do that, maybe put a little have a light flare into the mirror it's worth experimenting with, but I can't really give you unanswered that's going to be valid for every single situation, but I would encourage you just kind of play with that definitely thanks very much. Okay. And chris walt in raleigh, north carolina says highly, I shoot for the carolina ballet and I have found that paying attention to foot position is the best way tio time the shot properly, do you agree? And then what are the other kind of specific points of the body that you're paying the most attention to with dancers? Oh god, um, I am you know, I'm not a dance photography specialist so hard, I'm sure it's hard for me to answer that with any real authority, I'm really just going by my feel he, uh, shot a lot of things I shot something fairly recently for, um dance dance revolution, it's like a video game and the home video, the home version of that has a little controller pad that the dancers dance on course when you're actually playing the game, you look like a total spazz because it's just about hitting the pads but to sell the game and for the packaging we shot reald dancers doing, you know, kind of dancing moves and essentially they were doing what we're doing here I was playing music and they were just they were just inventing moves and dancing and and we got a lot of great action shots um and I'm just sort of trying to anticipate when somebody's going to reach some extension or you know, when they're they're going to take a step out so yes, you know, when the foot hits the floor sometimes that's that's the full extension of the thing even if they're leaping um right when the foot leaves the floor is usually the you know, the peak of the action um it depends on the type of dance, but ballet is great and I'm sure chris there's uh, more of an expert in ballet dance tonight on so, uh, thanks for that and, you know, way move on yeah, we're good at this. You ready? All right. Cue the mood music, autumn by adam nice job so far so I'm actually gonna float that a little bit and get in a little closer. I'm coming probably gonna be shooting waist up and I really liked the lines that you were doing before kind of slowing it down. Um if you bring up your arms kind of bringing down slow, I kind of want to catch, like, strong lines like female, you know? All right, so whenever you're ready yeah, yeah, a little bit slower, all right, whatever your way wait all right, very good

Class Description

Skin. Everyone has it, everyone wants it to look good, and if you're a photographer who shoots people, you need to be able to light, shoot, and retouch skin. Hollywood photographer Lee Varis has shot celebrities, movie posters, and magazine articles where the skin has to be perfect. He is the author of the popular book Skin, and he's coming to creativeLIVE to share his knowledge with you! Lee will take you beginning to end through multiple shoots with different types of people covering how to pose and light them well, and will then cover in-depth how to post-process in Lightroom and Photoshop. You'll learn how to fix blemishes, smooth out wrinkles, and address other skin concerns so you can make your clients look their best.

Reviews

Luis
 

Skin tones correction and portraits editing are new to me. This course provides a set of tools for me to improve my portraiture work. Lee doesn't just show you how things are done, but also the reasons for the corrections. The delivery is a bit dry because the topic is quite technical. You can have a break between lessons, if it becomes too overbearing for you. I highly recommend to take this course, if you are planning to do portraits, head shots, or even senior pictures.