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In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create the best baby photos.
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Alright! So I'm just laying down some white sheets here, and I'm going to bring in the pillow chair, I don’t know, this rubber. This is awesome for babies, because, you can just stick them in there and you don’t have to worry about them going anywhere. It’s about windy, it is just windier today. I think we have 70-kilometer winds.
Now what we’ll also do is I’ll bring in some tool laying and I’ll put that all around. I'm not worried about the background because I'm just going to blur that out. I'm going to bring in probably—I probably going to put two lights on the back, and I'm going to have a main light come in, and I’ll probably use another kicker light and the reflector.
Okay, I'm using this little Morse A/C lights, you plug it into the wall. I've got two. So, I;, actually going to use these for my background lights because they’re really cheap and I'm going to plug them into the wall and I’ll turn this light on.
Let’s just do a meter light. And let’s do a meter on this. I’m going to use my flasher to trigger the flashed, and I'm getting one more shot here, so that’s good. It’s not going to ruin my background to be pure white. That means I'm going to bring my main light into about 5.6. I got both at 8.5, so that would be a big enough difference to have a pure white background. So those little things saves a work just fine, it makes them fast and they’re cheap.
Alright so here’s my main light there, just a big light. I have my two little—two little lights set on the background and then, I'm just going to do a meter to find out what this light is going to fall. So, those are too high, so I’m going to drop that down a bit. I'm just using my flash against it—a little bit more, perfect. That’s exactly what I want.
Now for the kicker light, this is just another—I could use another, you know I have to use a flash or something like this and then the meter goes six on that, so I'm going to bring that up to around eight and a half. Now, I don’t know if that’s eight and a half, I'm just bringing the power off from in the corner to half meters and see what’s in them, perfect.
So I've got a background lights. I actually preposition so they’re running around 11 1/2 now, and I'm going take the half and that’s about—at eight, so my background should still go pure white, but it should still remain detailed in here and on my subject. And if I want, I'm just going to bring a reflector. I have the main light position for 45 degrees behind because at 80, that should not be sitting here, looking up this way. I'm going to have mom sitting here, you know, getting the baby to smile and I'm going to be shooting here. And I'm going to use my Canon 10D, and I'm going to use properly my 85 Mill at 1.8 at about a feet. So all we need now is a baby.
The next thing I’m going to do is a—I’m going to do customized bulbs and I’m going to use this. I’m going to do this very basically, I’m just going to snap it on my lens and I’m just going to take the image that I’m seeing here and I’m going to set that image as my customized bounds, I'm going to choose that image, and I'm going to set my white bounds and on the camera to custom. Here we go—lets get the baby.
Alright! So we got our baby and that’s Alexandra. We got our props in here. Now I'm going to have he mom stand right by the light in that. And then I'm going to start it shooting. I’ll get my camera here.
Alright! I'm actually going to come in now at switch lenses, and I've got my 28 to 75, so I can actually—I’m going to come and I'm going to do a nice tight crop of Alexandra here. It’s a very nice tight crop.