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Cambridge Museum of Technology – Lighting on Location: part2

Image below of one the huge coal burning furnaces at the Museum was lit using x3 Nikon SB800’s. 2 were placed close to the right and left of the furnace, behind walls. Angled up and zoomed slightly for a narrow throw of light. The 3rd light was placed out of frame through a doorway camera left, this light was again zoomed for a slightly narrow beam of light and aimed down towards the cobbled floor, children and  wall opposite. The exposure was around 1/30s  to expose for the daylight entering through windows high above. Part 1

Coal Burning furnace at Museum of Technolgy

Coal Burning furnace at Museum of Technology

The museum is a real gem for a photographer as there lots of character details and shapes.

This simple shot used a single SB800 flash placed low and behind the spanners and a long exposure to capture some ambient daylight on the front of the spanners.

Museum of Technology Spanners

Museum of Technology Spanners

More off camera flash used in this example.

Hathorn Davey Pumping Engine Detail

Hathorn Davey Pumping Engine Detail

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