Lighting Techniques

How I Got That Shot: Shooting with Daylight and with Strobes for Fitness Campaigns

October 9, 2017

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Christopher Malcolm

For a personal project shot inside a dark warehouse, photographer Christopher Malcolm brought his standard kit of strobes, a softbox, an octabank plus his favorite reflector.

Client: DK Publishing Senior Acquisitions Editor: Brook Farling Art Director: Nigel Wright, XAB Design Christopher Malcolm was a screenwriter and director before he became a photographer, and when he plans his still shoots, he thinks about creating a narrative. As he thinks about his lighting, casting and locations, the Los Angeles-based photographer asks himself, “Who is the character and what’s...

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