Patrick Demarchelier Style Lighting Technique & Retouching Tips

7/31/2015 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments

In this video, we will recreate a classic Patrick Demarchelier image from start to finish! We start with a quick behind the scenes overview of the lighting setup, showing you how to control the octabox angle for different light effects, followed by a detailed retouching workflow in Photoshop CC2015.

Although the tutorial is designed for StyleMyPic Pro Workflow Panel users, most of the techniques can be applied using standard Photoshop tools and methods...


Camera: Nikon D5100
Lens: Sigma 18-35mm f1.8
Settings: 1/60, f5.6, ISO-100

Lighting Setup:

1 Yongnuo 560 III in an 120 cms Octabox (generic)upclose and left to the model.

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