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Lighting tips: a case for Mannequins

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Loving your Light Test Dummy…

Ever since Jim Harmons’ Portrait lighting class at Brooks Institute sometime last century I’ve had an ongoing love affair with “Light Test Dummies” (mannequins or girlequins if we’re being PC). From the simple plastic heads we started with to the lifelike descendents I use in my test studio and lighting classes today, I couldn’t imagine being without at least one (I have three currently) of these invaluable learning and testing tools. Continue Reading →