EOS-1D X Mark III
- Jan 29, 2011
SecureGSM said:1. if they flagged the on-camera flash so that no direct light falls on the subject, how do you get 2 (two) catchlights in the subject eyes as it should not really be 2 off them if any at all knowing it reflects of the ceiling. it should not be any in my experience reflecting of the ceiling.
2. how do you get 2 catchlights positioned diagonally?
3. if the light reflects of the ceiling, do you detect any under chin shadows or raccoon eyes?
4. do you notice a highlight on the subject's right shoulder ( left side of the image) and rim light above the right shoulder and hairlight on the same side?
well, there are either 2 light sources or single light source and 2 reflectors involved left and right of the subject.
1. and 2. are the same, the flash was bounced of the wall/ceiling to get the main catchlight, a spurious catchlight was made by a reflective surface to picture right, probably the table shown on the edge of the pull back shot. Neither catchlight lines up with a reflection from the camera axis.
3. The bounce was not into the ceiling, so no chin shadow and no raccoon eyes. The bounce was into the wall at the height he would have put a soft box.
4. The rim light is the ambient coming through the window. Again look at the pullback shot, the sun is image top left and the shaft of light is hitting the floor bottom right, this is consistent with the subjects right shoulder having a rim light.