Low ceiling Top down challenge

Started 7 months ago | Discussions thread
tugwilson Veteran Member • Posts: 3,034
Re: Low ceiling Top down challenge

Currantos wrote:


I really would like to accomplish that "top down" look, similar to a lot of beauty/butterfly and even fitness light that sculpts down the sides of the face/body but have low ceiling challenges.

Anyone has any recommendations? Are there flat lights? The light plus softbox take up a significant space. In an 8 ft apartment studio to have a top light 4ft softbox the model has to be pretty much seated on a low stool, so full body not possible.

Anyone has any tips or tricks or anything? Trying to learn here. Thank you

Strip softboxes are quite shallow.

If you are really pushed for space the StobiStrip is a good solution.

If the ceiling is white you can just bounce the light of it, of course.

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