Rim-Light Madness

I love the crispness and dimensionality that a good Rim Light gives an otherwise soft image. But in the heat of trying to elicit an engaging giggle from a 2-year old, I didn’t notice that Mom had shifted her weight just enough to reveal my carefully placed SB-800. No worries, an easy fix. I just hate fixing mistakes I should have caught in the first place. :-/

Shot with Nikon D3, 70-200 f2.8 VRII, Bogen 3221 Tripod, Pocket Wizard Plus II cable release. Main Light is 3 SB-800 strobes on home-made Triple Tree bracket inside a Westcott Apollo 28 soft box on Bogen light stand. Fill Light is ambient. Rim Light is 1 SB-800 on Bogen Justin Clamp. All lights were controlled manually via CLS from an on-camera SB-900, and triggered using the amazing RadioPopper Px system to defeat line-of-sight limitations of CLS.

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