A couple of days ago I was shooting a series of portraits for a local client at a Christmas drinks evening. The intention was to get head and shoulders shots of a number of key people for website use while at the same time enjoying an evening of mulled wine and chat.
I recently managed to get hold of a 46" Photek softlighter ll - a lighting modifier that's for some reason almost impossible to find here in the UK. This quick little job proved the ideal opportunity to give it a first try on a not too pressured job. I liked the results the Softlighter gave - a little bit of bounced light off the wall to the right of camera filled the right side of the face and gave a very natural soft light