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This is the second of a two-part lesson series that takes a behind-the-scenes look at a large scale outdoor photo-shoot. To view the first lesson, which takes place indoors, click here.

John Beckett and J2 Productions are back with their fourth lesson, which demonstrates how to light an outdoor commercial portrait featuring a motorcycle, an airplane and a couple. As with his other lessons, John takes you through his processes step by step.

(Most images can be clicked for an enlarged view.)

Topics Covered:

  • The Layout
Setting up a Large Bounce Fill
  • Lens Choices

  • Positioning and Composition

  • Camera Settings
  • Racing Mother Nature

  • Working with Models

  • Shoot Notes

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