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10 Fashion Looks, 1 Light with Michael Corsentino

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Michail Sykianakis (21 days ago)
I love the tutorial. Could you help me with some of the camera settings for the one light set up/
Michail Sykianakis (21 days ago)
Thank you great tutorial
Peter Glynn (6 months ago)
Can you use a sofbox instead of a beauty dish.
Kazi Riyan (6 months ago)
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Ryan JAO (7 months ago)
your channel is so great, thanks you.
stevendelliott (10 months ago)
This is the greatest resource for beauty and fashion lighting I’ve found on YouTube. The way you teach is both understandable and practical. Thank you for teaching us all how to take great photos. I’m a lifelong fan of yours from this day forward.
Psychic Astro Club (11 months ago)
You didn't mention the height of the light
Sal Alexander (1 year ago)
Excellent video!
matt stockton (1 year ago)
Michael Corsentino is not only a great photographer,he's a great teacher.The way he explains and presents things allowed me to understand and see the light a lot better than any tutorial I've watched before.I could probably understand Brain Surgery if he was the teacher,well maybe not Brain Surgery!
Elaine Lai (1 year ago)
Best Tutorial EVER!!! Can't thank you enough!
Nicolas Di Santo (1 year ago)
Thanks for this content, very enlightening! I was just wondering though in which angle the beauty dish would be and how much it is above the model's head.
187onaPigeon (1 year ago)
Wow this is one of the best videos I have seen on this subject. Thanks man!
Ed Silva (1 year ago)
Very impressive tutorial!
lam duc bao (1 year ago)
May i ask the distance from the light to the subject? TIA
Svetlomir Tsvetanov (1 year ago)
This was the sort of videos I was looking for. Thanks again for the helpful and informative video. Is there anywhere else I can find more videos like this one?
Randomray (1 year ago)
what lens are you shooting with?
Mark R (1 year ago)
Fantastic tutorial - Thank you so much!
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thank you!
Istra Tec (1 year ago)
Was it a silver beauty dish or a white one?
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
White Mola Softlights Demi Beauty Dish.
David Os (1 year ago)
Very nice vid. I have a question, at what distance do you place de White V flats to make efective and consistent the reflection? Every time i place a reflector the fill is kind of invisible in comparison to no reflection, im assuming that V-flats are bigger than mine
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Reflector distance depends on many variables such as the strength of the light being reflected, and the amount of fill desired. It really is season to taste. Most of the time my v-falt is placed just outside the frame. From there I adjust as needed until the fill light amount is right. Also consider using a silver reflector if white isn't geuving you the output you need. The light will be brighter but also more contrasty.
elby (1 year ago)
This is one of the best photography lighting videos that I have seen on youtube. Simplified and concise!
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thank you!
Sultan Sikander Khan (1 year ago)
Awesome, 2 thumbs up... Lens advise for this kind of shooting ?
Ll G (1 year ago)
Just curious, what lens in your medium format system would give similar compression that a 35mm system would do with a 70-200mm 2.8 lens at 200mm?
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thank you! 70-200 if you have the space. Also depends on format. I was shooting medium format with 1.3x crop factor and I believe using an 80mm lens.
This is probably one of the best tutorial for one light shoot. Thank you. I have a q's: what about the actual light in the studio. Did you shoot with light out? How high were the ceiling lights? I'm planing on trying all of this setups but the space I can use is quite large. Indoors but with ambient light coming from everywhere.
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
When using strobes in studio situations ambient light typically isn't a consideration and isn't contributing anything to the exposure. Because the iso is low (100 in my case), the shutter speed is set at the max sync speed (x sync) and the aperture is typically stopped down a bit (in my case typically f11, f16) the ambient light plays no role. The illumination captured is strictly from the strobe(s). So there's no need to turn off the overhead lights. In other words based on the camera settings outlined absent the strobes the image would be nearly if not entirely black due to underexposure. Hope that helps.
bernard jackson (1 year ago)
one of the best tutorials on lighting ive ever seen!
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thanks so much Bernard!
Guy Ottaway (1 year ago)
great vid...learning more all the time.
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thanks!
Kochavi Givoni (1 year ago)
Wow, as always...very good video. Thank you very much Michael.
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thank you, you're welcome ;-)
Antonio Rivera (1 year ago)
Great video! Thanks
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thank you!
Mad (1 year ago)
Question! Did you light your backdrop at all for this? I didn't see any shadows on it and there was good separation between the model and backdrop
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Nope, no dedicated background light(s). I relied on the key light and distance to control background illumination.
Eleazer Rodriguez (1 year ago)
You're awesome. Thanks for sharing!!!!!!!
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thanks so much!
altar7 (1 year ago)
super value video, thanks a lot
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thank you!
RapxRnB (2 years ago)
Hi - in regards to beauty dish. is this a continuous light or flash? what strobe would be compatible? thanks
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
I was using the Demi with a Profoto strobe however speed rings are available for Elinchrom, Alien Bee, BronColor and other Strobes. Continuos sources can also be used.
Nikesh Murali (2 years ago)
This is too awesome for words!
Michael Corsentino (1 year ago)
Thank you!
Stefanie Chareonbood (2 years ago)
Hi Michael. Great tutorial!! Really helped me a lot to get an idea of a proper lighting. May I ask; what angle did you use for your second look, 45% from above? Also, if the model stands 20 feet away from the background, she won't be standing on the "paper" no more (exept you have a reeaally one ;-)), so fullbody pictures will not be really possible, or do you edit that later on in ps? And last question ;) Is the backgroundwall a light grey or white? Not sure. Sorry, and thanks so much! ;) Greetings from Switzerland
Michael Corsentino (2 years ago)
Thank you Stefanie! This was shot on a white cyc wall in a large studio space so distance wasn't an issue. No PS work on the background was necessary ;-)
Allan Sutherland (2 years ago)
Thank you for a so bullshit proper tutorial , I deffo subscribed
Bernard Gagnon (2 years ago)
Thank you so much. This gives a good, plausible kickstart to begin lighting fashion.
Marcus M. (2 years ago)
Thank you, very instructive !
Paul Allan (2 years ago)
Excellent video. Well organized and presented. I particularly appreciated the comparison images. Thanks Michael.
Vinny C (2 years ago)
I looked myself up and found this...
TehClide (1 year ago)
Vinny C nice
Clovis Inoue (2 years ago)
Thank you fo this tutorial- really helpful!
Michael Corsentino (2 years ago)
Thank you!
Michael Corsentino (2 years ago)
The Mola Demi is 22", my bad ;-)
Soufiane Najah (2 years ago)
awesome tutorial thanks a lot !
Juan (2 years ago)
excelente!

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