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Creating Gorgeous Light: 2 Strobe Set-up

Man, I’ve been loving this lighting set-up lately! It’s gorgeous and super easy to do.

I wanted to create moody, flattering, dramatic backlighting that evoked a feeling of being on stage.

Here’s how to do it:

All images shot with Dove Grey 9 ft seamless backdrop, Elinchrome BX-Ri 500 set at the lowest power with a 53″ Octabank as the main light. The backlight is a Speedotron 805 lowered to about 75 watts with a #10 grid attached.

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Here’s a diagram of the set-up:

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 You guys know I love versatility and variety, as well as a classic look, so of course we changed it up, turned off the backlight and shot these too:

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Fun, right?

Lighting doesn’t have to be intimidating or complicated to flatter 🙂

Next up on the blog: my secret recipes!! for luscious light in post…

Have a phenomenal day!

xoxo Christa

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