Thursday, December 26, 2019
This year, for some reason, I asked Kate if we still had it and she dug it out and put it up. Then I developed an idea for a picture. This comes satisfyingly close to what I had pre-visualized.
Technical: In order to get the effect of a lantern illuminating JMJ, I used an LED flashlight with a flexible neck and a yellow gel. The Three Wise Men are concealing the head and the whole flashlight is black so I didn't have to Photoshop anything out. Then, two SB600's, with blue gels, were used in a shoot-through umbrella (camera right) for the overall scene. Triggered by CLS. Finally, I focus-stacked three images in Photoshop. And thank the Lord for gaffers tape.
World Famous Frazier Studio
December 26, 2019
Thanks to Kate for hauling this out.