Chapter 2. Hitting the Technical on the Head
Alfredo Plessmann III
I’m pretty much self-taught. I really have learned just about everything I know in photography through trial and error. That’s the mode I live in, and everything I do continues to stem from simply giving it a shot and seeing where to go from there.
Since I was kind of clueless lighting-wise at the beginning, I had an experienced photo assistant who was a friend of mine come to my apartment one day to test some lights. We got a bunch of strobes together and started firing them off randomly, testing as many different setups as we could imagine. I didn’t really know what he was ...