Experimental & Creative Lighting AS Photography
Scenario• Your primary goal is to experiment with lighting to create stylish images, demonstrating technical competence in a range of lighting techniques.
TASK 1a: Initial research• One historical photographer & one contemporary photographer• Identify type of lighting set-up used• Compare and contrast style and technique• Analyse images in usual way• At least two images per photographer and remember that all numbers given are a minimium
TASK 1b: Understanding basic lighting set ups Mario Testino
Task• Using some of the photographers listed here plus others you have found online, try to figure out what ‘key’ lighting they have used. Print out a few images and test each other in small groups seing if you can identify where you think the lights may be. Draw directly onto the print outs to practice lighting diagrams.
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