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How This Was Lit: Nicole York Shows Us Her Enchanting 3 Light Setup

How This Was Lit: Nicole York Shows Us Her Enchanting 3 Light Setup

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With the series appropriately titled "Enchanted", Nicole shows us how she got that timeless and soft look with these images. 

About the setup:

The key light, a 32" off-brand octa, was placed in position for short light, about 45 degrees to the models right. A second 32" octa was placed on a boom directly above and about a foot in front of the model to add downward shadows and create highlights on the lips, nose, eyelids and the upper planes of her cheekbones. Fill was added by an Alien Bees 1600 through a Photek Softlighter.

BTS shot: 

Lighting Diagram: 

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Here are some more images from the series: 

To see other lighting breakdowns, click here

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