We were lucky enough to have the fabulous Mijung Park for Makeup and Hair today. We have worked together quite a bit but usually business makeup so this was fun for us.
We started with a natural look as in the picture above before moving to a more dramatic look.
For this first image, I used a three light setup. Alien Bee 1600 on the lowest setting with a 30 degree grid for the background which is my 50% painted gray wall.
A Beauty Dish to the model's left, almost beside her and pointed down at a about a 30 degree angle. Laying vertically about waist height was a silver reflector to bounce some of the light back up and rid us of some of the shadows.
Canon 1D X
1/160th @ f5.6
Four small changes make a big difference with this lighting setup.
I added a giant Octobox with a gri…