Shooting on location, as you may have already guessed, requires handling a lot of logistics. Experience in the business is a plus when you’re leading a team to such a production. As a matter of fact, a well conceived production, whether it’s big or small, shot on location or at a studio, requires thorough organization so that the whole thing runs according to plan.
To help you achieve that, photographer Jay P. Morgan—while on a job assignment to shoot a Warrior Princess in Vasquez Rocks (LA, California)—brings you a short tutorial, mostly based on lighting tips, for all of you who are about to go out for a shooting session. Take a careful look at the following video as Morgan describes how to successfully plan the shooting session, how to be prepared for the assignment and support a crew on location, as well as an explanation of the lighting and physical logistics of this particular shoot:
Soon enough, you’ll find the whole tutorial widely useful and filled with precious tips for shooting on location. Morgan answers what he claims to be key-questions for any shooting session on location:
- Where is the sun?
- How to power equipment
- Where is the bathroom?
- Stage your equipment (base camp)
- Where does lunch come from?
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