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Friday, August 21, 2009

Vanity Fair Cover Lighting

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Without a staff of assistants and the massive umbrellas and octoboxes that Annie Leibovitz routinely uses on her shoots, my assistant Aimee Blodgett and I created a photo set today to mimic Annie's Vanity Fair aesthetic. Using an umbrella and two strobe heads deflected through a Lastolite scrim, we were able to evenly light our four models, posed against a white stucco background with creeping ivy.


The finished product lacks the nuance of Annie's covers as she uses Box Studios to do the heavy pixel-lifting and retouching but I consider it successful. The shoot was undertaken as the lead image for a USF Magazine feature and it will likely be a consideration for the cover.



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