Great examples of hollywood lighting
As I was flipping through all of the Oscar contending movies the other day I kept looking at the movie poster for the Artist. It’s a striking black and white image that really captures the feel of lighting that Hollywood become known for during a certain period of time. I have always loved the look of these images, they have such great contrast and with the deep dark shadows
If you want to learn more about what Hollywood lighting is check out an intro here: Hollywood Lighting .
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Also here are some classics from the master of hollywood lighting, George Hurrell. He was the head of the MGM portrait gallery in the 30′s and photographed all stars including Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Greta Garbo and Marie Dressler. See more of his work and prints for sale here: http://www.hurrellphotography.com/
If you are interested in learning more about this style of lighting and how to set it up just let me know in the comments below and I can create some articles.
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