The Big Octa

The Big Octa

I love all of the window light here at Atomic Canary. I love it when it's soft. I love it when the sun shines in. There's almost nothing better. There are times when you might want to use something a bit different. There's also that thing that happens super early at this time of year — darkness.

If you want to make pictures that are just about as easy as falling off a log or the subject is dynamic and you have to pay more attention to them then where exactly the light is falling give the studio's seven foot octabox a try.

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Pick a direction you want the light to come from and you are pretty much done. New to studio lighting, let this be your first time out, it's almost can't fail.

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All images © 2015 RW Boyer. The rest of the set shot with the big octa can be seen at rinse.io. Part of the Black/White project.

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