Seldom would you think that physics comes into play with photography. But you’d be wrong. In fact, the Inverse Square Law states that the intensity of point light source is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the source. (Say what?!) This means an object twice as far away from the source receives only 1/4 of the light. But this also means that the greater the distance from the source, the less change over a given distance.
However, this is where it gets tricky…
First off, do feel free to read back to my lengthy review of a number of professional labs as well as several chain stores and other popular printers to understand better what labs may give you the best service for your money. The Big Lab Throwdown – Final Results
Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your lab and get back the best prints every time. Including press-printed products that many labs now offer.
Thanks to the folks over at Profoto, Tony Corbell has created these great videos on 1, 2, 3 and 4 light portraiture that can apply to pretty much any studio gear you may already own.
These are short but absolutely worth watching for a few quick tips and tricks that might open up some creativity with lights.