Lacheln Studio Photoshoot

Lacheln’s studio photoshoot was an absolute TREAT!!! She is a very talented traveling model based out or Arizona and was here in New York for a few days.

Lacheln Studio Photoshoot

 

Lacheln Studio Photoshoot

Setup

Set up… or more to the point, lack there of, was very simple!
Panasonic Lumix GH3
Lumix 12-35 f/2.8 IS lens
Lumix GH3 battery grip
Panasonic FL360L flash
Light stand
33” shoot through umbrella
Myself
The model

Lacheln Studio Photoshoot

 

Lacheln Studio Photoshoot

 

 

The Shoot

It is so quick and easy to simply use the Panasonic FL360L flash with the Lumix GH3 because they wirelessly sync together. No need for expensive pocket wizards here!

Lacheln Studio Photoshoot

Lacheln Studio Photoshoot

 

Post Production

Studio shoots can be very easy to edit afterwards, so with simply a little bit of Adobe Lightroom I adjusted my levels slightly and I was done! You don’t have to spend hour and hours of your time in post production. The more you shoot the more you learn and the more you learn the more you can get in camera what you want in the image. Use your time exploring, shooting, having fun and creating your art. Leave the countless hours in front of a computer to graphic designers.

Stay tuned for more on assignment posts and fun tips. Don’t forget to leave me any questions or comments below.

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About Bradley Thornber

Bradley Thornber is a NYC based street photographer focused on alt lifestyle photography and motion. You can often find him out late at night with smokes in one had and his GH3 in the other. His work can be found at fotobrad.com

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10 Responses to Lacheln Studio Photoshoot

  1. John September 2, 2013 at 12:32 pm #

    Excellent shots. I’m guessing you meant you used the 12-35mm panasonic lens and not a 12-24.

    • Bradley Thornber September 2, 2013 at 1:08 pm #

      Thanks John! Yes, apologies for the typo, the lens was the Lumix 12-35 f/2.8 IS.

  2. Ron Baselice September 2, 2013 at 7:09 pm #

    What batteries did you use in the flash. Hab]vent tried the flash in an umbrella yet, but love the combo

    • Bradley Thornber September 6, 2013 at 11:28 am #

      Hello Ron, I use standard rechargable Energizer batteries that I purchased at Best Buy.

  3. Jamdungmedia September 2, 2013 at 9:36 pm #

    nice

  4. Joe fotosiamo September 4, 2013 at 5:38 am #

    Well done! The light is softer than I expected from a shoot through umbrella, so I’m guessing that some of the lights were bouncing around the studio. I usually can’t stand the umbrella look, but this looks great.

    • Bradley Thornber September 6, 2013 at 11:32 am #

      Thank you Joe! My shooting wall is slight gloss which gives it some nice bounce. But honestly the softness really comes from the flash and the umbrella. When i used shoot through umbreallas with my old Alien Bee strobes I didn’t get the same quality as this. I have the flash zoomed out to 24mm so that it nicely spreads the light over a wider area giving a softer feel.

  5. James Bullock October 3, 2013 at 2:42 am #

    first of all i love your work and your posts are very informative. one question though: you listed the lens you used for the shoot as being a 12-24mm but the hyperlink takes you to a 12-35mm 2.8 lumix lens. did you type the lens specs incorrectly? i could find no such lens in Panasonic’s lineup.

    • Bradley Thornber October 4, 2013 at 7:50 pm #

      Thank you so very much James!! I greatly appreciate it! My apologies for the typo, the lens was the Lumix 12-35 f/2.8 IS, not a 12-24, sorry about that. Thanks again and stay tuned for a lot more posts coming soon!

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