25th lightGIANTS Friday night shoot. 26.04.2013 – “HeyDays”

End of April it was time again for a Friday night workshop and so we  meet the Band Die HeyDays in the Studio. There was a need for new group shots and the challenge was precisely set. The first setup was a group shot with the front man, Dennis in the foreground, blurry out of focus and the other 3 guys in the back full in focus. All this on front of a seamless white background, with a bright key light from the left. Who ever worked in a studio before will recognize the difficulty... so much light but even so a blurry foreground. You can find the final setup below.

Irma Cakalli

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Christian Konrad

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Lennart Jütte

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The second setup should be the band infront of a normal scene. So no classic studio backdrop. Therefore we used Thorstens new back wall, wallpapered with damask for the first time. Our wooden studio floor and a row of old cinema armchairs finished the scene perfectly. As light we simply choose a single big octabox in front for the perfect light.

Philip Dehm

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Thomas Reimann

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Thorsten Rüger

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And again we all had a big blast this evening with a lot of good music, beer and a whole lot of fun on both sides. Die HeyDays did a great job and so it was a long night. Around 1 o'clock in the morning we shoot the last frame and after that it was time to clean the studio and review the evening. Many thanks to all participants and the models, as always it was a pleasure for us.

HeyDays1 by Thomas Reimann   HeyDays2 by Thomas Reimann

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