Chapter Two: 2-Light Edgy Setup

High-Contrast Lighting



The Setup

For this edgy, high-contrast rock shoot, we’re using continuous lighting rather than strobes. We have a fake brick background in the back, with a 10-foot length of lighting truss suspended on four light stands, we borrowed five small Par 38 lighting cans, and bought an inexpensive smoke machine from a costume/party store. The amps were rented from a local music store, and we put some cable on top of them to make it look messy and more realistic. We also put a mic on one of the amps ...

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