before/after interior design lighting setup [images + shooting notes]

Started Nov 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
OP rkeller Senior Member • Posts: 1,066
Re: before/after interior design lighting setup [images + shooting notes]

s_grins wrote:

I'm second person here that prefers first shot to second.

Explanation: first shot represent real living space, second shot is sterile empty dead area that demonstrate wooden (?!) countertop in the bathroom. Also I prefer light of the first shot. This light reveals more information about bathroom

Thanks! It's interesting to get other perspectives. I would counter that the 2nd shot represents the standard for living/design magazines (they are not selling reality! :)) as well as designer portfolios. And the designer does think that the 2nd shot shows more of the design elements he wants to emphasize to his potential future clients (to clarify it is a Brazilian wood countertop face; the countertop itself is a composite material I believe.)

That doesn't mean there isn't room to try to emphasize more 'real' elements into a shot. You have provided food for thought.

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